91%

Acceptance Rate

$10,595

Avg.Financial Aid

002439

FAFSA Code

About Tougaloo College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

736

Website

www.tougaloo.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

SACSCOC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

United Church of Christ

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Tougaloo College is a private, United Church of Christ university located in Tougaloo, MS. The foundation of Tougaloo College was laid down in the year 1869. The motto of the Tougaloo College is "Where History Meets the Future" and its official colors are royal blue and scarlet. In addition to over 793 undergraduate students, TC also boasts of over 16 students in its postgraduate courses, taking the total enrollment to over 809. To teach various courses to the students, the school has employed a total of 100 faculty. Around 65% of the students are females and 35% are males. Notably, Tougaloo College is also home to an ethnically diverse student population. At TC around 97% are Black or African American, and 3% are Non-resident alien. Moreover, around 92% of the students are 24 and under. The college has produced several achievers in its 151 years of existence and some of the notable alumni are Anne Moody, Bennie Thompson, Joyce Ladner, and Lawrence Guyot. The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and therefore, encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. Further, it boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. At TC, 51 undergraduate and graduate-level programs, including both residential and online, are offered to the students. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools), and TEAC (Teacher Education Accreditation Council). $10 million is the total value of endowment of the Tougaloo College.

Location & Contact

Address

500 W County Line Rd

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 6019777700
Fax: 6019774501
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Rankings

To tackle the tough decision of choosing the right university, the ranking of a particular college helps the student in clearing their doubts regarding where they want to apply. Usually, the rankings of colleges/universities by Forbes and US News are considered trustworthy by applicants and experts. However, Tougaloo College doesn't feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings of these two publications. Generally, the ranking of a college is a great way to gauge its performance on several factors like research excellence, the performance of its students after graduation, student experience, and academic success.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

None

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

91%

SAT Range

790 - 1100

ACT Range

16 - 23

Application Fee

$25

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

The university takes in few each year. Moreover, admission to TC is easy. To kickstart the admission process at TC, the candidates have to fill an application form and submit a fee of $25. As per the past trends, the SAT score of a student must lie in the range of 740-990 to improve her chances. Notably, students securing ACT score less than 15 might also given admission but the average ACT score at Tougaloo College is 18. The candidates can apply for the courses online. However, in case they need information or want to feel the vibes, they visit the school's office at 500 W County Line Rd, Tougaloo, Mississippi 39174. They can also call them at (601) 977-7700.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$11,796

Average Annual Cost

$10,130

Books And Supplies

$1,400

Other Fees

$470

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$6,400

Budget For Other Expenses

$4,440

Total One Year Cost

$22,840

The next two things to keep in mind before applying to TC are the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The full-time cost of attendance is approximately $23,101 per year. This cost consists of the average annual tuition cost ($10,861), books and supplies ($1,400), room and boarding ($6,400), and budget for other expenses ($4,440). If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

11:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

74%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$2,594

Faculty Overview

47%

Male Professors

53%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Sociology

28 Graduates

Psychology, General

15 Graduates

Biology, General

13 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

10 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

9 Graduates

Human Development, Family Studies,...

9 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

7 Graduates

Economics

6 Graduates

Political Science and Government

6 Graduates

Chemistry

4 Graduates

History

3 Graduates

Computer Science

2 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

2 Graduates

Mathematics

2 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

2 Graduates

Physics

2 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

2 Graduates

Music

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

726

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

86%

Full-time

96%

Part-time

4%

Students Gender

Male

32%

US National: 44%

Female

68%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

0% White

0% Unknown

98% Black

FALSE% Hispanic

0% Two or more races

2% Non Resident alien

0% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

28%

Out Of State

70%

In State

2%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$44,759 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 84% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

84%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$4,000/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $2,400/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$2,400/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Bulldogs

School Colors

royal and scarlet

Varsity Athletics Association

NAIA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

N/A

Total Female Athletes

N/A

Intramural Sports

12

Sports Club

N/A

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

No

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

No

The college additionally offers an on-campus housing facility for students who wish to dwell nearby. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $6,400 per year for living on campus. The average meal plan at TC costs around $2,400 a year. Notably, students at the varsity get to choose from various dining and meal plan options as well. The college has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol and campus emergency phones. The college has enrolled around 35% male and 65% female students.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$23,100/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$27,500/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$33,500

$36,590

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$348 - 380

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

90%

Average Aid Per Year

$10,595

Students Receiving Federal Grants

78%

Average Aid Per Year

$6,133

Students Receiving State Aid

30%

Average Aid Per Year

$1,749

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

51%

Average Aid Per Year

$8,382

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$10,189

$30K - $48K

$9,000

$48K - $75K

$3,700

$75K - $110K

$2,684

> $110K

$2,500

As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at TC to be on the higher side, the financial aid department of the varsity would be of huge assistance. They can assist students with scholarships, grants, and student loans as well. The average federal grant that comes from the college is around $6,798, whereas the financial aid is $9,419. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $2,576 as well as institutional aid worth $9,419.

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