Tougaloo College

500 W County Line Rd, Tougaloo, United States
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Overview of Tougaloo College

About this school

Tougaloo, founded in 1869, is a church-affiliated, historically black college. Its 500-acre campus is located in Tougaloo, just outside Jackson.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:900
    • Men:312 Men (34.7%)
    • Women:588 Women (65.3%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Tougaloo College is minimally difficult: most freshmen were not in the top 50% of their high school class and scored somewhat below 1010 on the SAT I or below 19 on the ACT; up to 95% of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
3
-
Mathematics
2
-
Science
2
-
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
2
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
9
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
Not reported
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy
Not reported

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
500 West County Line Road
City, State, Zip
Tougaloo, MS 39174
Phone
(601) 977-7765
Fax
(601) 977-7739
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$25
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student cannot defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
-
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
40% of 2,551 applicants were admitted
Women
Not reported
Men
Not reported

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
Not reported
Women
196 admitted students enrolled
Men
94 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
2.80
375 And Above
12%
3.50 - 3.74
14%
3.25 - 3.49
9%
3.00 - 3.24
15%
2.50 - 2.99
23%
2.00 - 2.49
21%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
18 average |15-21 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
0%
• Score 24 - 29
8%
• Score 18 - 23
50%
• Score 12 - 17
40%
• Score 6 - 11
2%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $10,600 (50.0%)
  • Room & Board: - $6,400 (30.19%)
  • Other Expenses: - $1,300 (6.13%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,900 (13.68%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expenses
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Tougaloo College accepts installment plan, deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline April 15
Award Notification Date
Not reported
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002439
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
Not reported
Found To Have Financial Need
Not reported
Received Financial Aid
Not reported
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent Of Need Met
80%
Average Award
$10,500
• Need-Based Gift
Not reported
• Need-Based Self-Help
Not reported
• Merit Based Gift
Not reported
Merit Based Gift
82 (26.8%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
Not reported
Found To Have Financial Need
Not reported
Received Financial Aid
Not reported
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent Of Need Met
80%
Average Award
$10,500
• Need-Based Gift
Not reported
• Need-Based Self-Help
Not reported
• Merit Based Gift
Not reported
Merit Based Gift
110 (12.9%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
Not reported
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$25,000
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Music
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Not reported

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Students not required to own/lease a computer

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


70

Part-Time Faculty


33

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


39%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 36% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 34% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 17% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 7% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 4% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 2% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 60% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 35% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 5% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
100
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Not available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Tougaloo College provides wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


82.3%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


29.1%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


43%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


49.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (22)


  • Accounting
  • African-American/Black Studies
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Computer Science
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • History, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
  • Music, General
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Sociology

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Not reported

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Social sciences, Education, Biological/life sciences

Online Degrees


Engineering

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Master's Programs of Study (1)


  • Not reported

    Campus Life

    Location & Geography

    Population


    827

    Nearest Metropolitan Area


    Campus Size


    500 acres

    Weather


    Temperature
    32.7 average low in January, 90.6 average high in September
    Rain
    109 rainy days per year

    Available Transportation


    Nearest Bus Station
    10 mile(s) from campus in Jackson
    Nearest Train Station
    15 mile(s) from campus in Jackson

    Housing

    College Housing


    College offers housing to students

    Types of Housing


    Men only housing, women only housing

    Students of College Housing


    66% of all students

    Housing Restrictions


    Freshman Housing Guarantee


    Freshmen are not guaranteed housing

    Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


    34%

    Security

    24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


    Available

    24-Hour Security Patrols


    Available

    Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


    Not available

    Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


    Not available

    Personal Support Services

    Health Service


    Offered

    Personal Counseling


    Offered

    Child Care


    Not offered

    Sports & Recreation

    School Athletics


    Athletic Conferences
    National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
    Mascot
    Bulldog
    School Colors
    Red, white, and blue

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


    FactorOfferedScholarships Given
    Basketball
    Cross-Country Running
    Golf
    Softball

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


    SportOfferedScholarships Given
    Basketball
    Cross-Country Running
    Golf
    Softball

    Recreational Sports


    Intramural Sports
    basketball, cheerleading, cross-country running, golf, softball, tennis, volleyball

    Student Activities

    Activities And Organizations


    Tougaloo College offers choral groups, drama theatre, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, concert choir, student government association, gospel choir, naacp, pre-alumni club

    Sororities


    35% of women participate

    Fraternities


    30% of men participate

    ROTC


    Army ROTC offered on campus

    Student Body

    Co-educational


    Yes

    Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


    872

    Undergraduates


    All Undergraduates
    900
    Women
    588
    Men
    312

    Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


    • 0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
    • 99.0% Black/African-American
    • 0.3% Hispanic/Latino
    • 0.6% White

    International Students


    0.4% from 4 countries

    Average Age


    Number of Graduate Students


    Not reported

    Student Resources

    Study resources