900
Students
Financial aid thermometer
10,500
Avg. Financial Aid
Minimal
Admission Difficulty
40
40%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Tougaloo College is a 4-year institution located in Tougaloo, MS, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 500 West County Line Road
Tougaloo, MS  39174
United States
Contact Dr. Juno Jacobs
Director of Admissions
Email: jjacobs@tougaloo.edu
Phone: 601-977-7765
Fax: 601-977-4501

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

2,551
Applied
1,028
Accepted
900
Enrolled
40%

Applying

25
Application Fee
2.8
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 18 15 21

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

10,130
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Fees

470
Full-time student fees
6,400
Room & board
2,000
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

10,500
Avg. Financial Aid Package
10,500
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
80%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met

Student Body

900
Total undergrad students
0%
International Students
19%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0.33%
Black or African American 98.56%
White or Caucasian 0.56%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.11%

Gender

Male (34.67%)
Female (65.33%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 66%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
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Campus events:
Founders' Weekend, Humanities Festival and Honor's Day

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Concert choir, Student Government Association, gospel choir, NAACP and Pre-Alumni Club

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Athletics

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Men's Sports

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Baseball No Checkmark Checkmark
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Cheerleading No No No
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Golf Checkmark Checkmark No
Softball Checkmark No No
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Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

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Baseball No No No
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Cheerleading Checkmark No No
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Golf Checkmark No No
Softball Checkmark No No
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Faculty

103
Total Faculty
13:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 70
Part-time - 33
Male - 44
Female - 59