Talladega College

627 W Battle St, Talladega, United States
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Overview of Talladega College

About this school

Talladega, founded in 1867, is a private, historically black, liberal arts college. Its 130-acre campus is located in Talladega, 50 miles east of Birmingham.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:780
    • Men:413 (52.9%)
    • Women:367 (47.1%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Talladega College is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer 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
-
4
Mathematics
-
2
Science
-
2
Foreign Language
-
-
Social Studies
-
3
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
2

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
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: No policy as of now ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
627 West Battle Street
City, State, Zip
Talladega, AL  35160-2354
Phone
(256) 761-6235
Fax
(256) 362-2268
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$25
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
May 1
Waiting List Used
No
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 not 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
15% of 2,047 applicants were admitted
Women
12% of 1,369 applicants were admitted
Men
22% of 678 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
226 (72%) of 312 admitted students enrolled
Women
102 (62%) of 164 admitted students enrolled
Men
124 (84%) of 148 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
2.40
375 And Above
Not reported
3.50 - 3.74
Not reported
3.25 - 3.49
Not reported
3.00 - 3.24
Not reported
2.50 - 2.99
Not reported
2.00 - 2.49
Not reported

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
980 average
• 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
Sat Critical Reading
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
19 average
• Score 30 - 36
Not reported
• Score 24 - 29
Not reported
• Score 18 - 23
Not reported
• Score 12 - 17
Not reported
• Score 6 - 11
Not reported
• Score 5 Or Below
Not reported

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $12,340 (54.81034023274407%)
  • Room & Board: - $6,704 (29.777027627254153%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,370 (6.085102602824909%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,100 (9.327529537176869%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Talladega College accepts prepayment plan, installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
-
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline April 15 | Final deadline June 30
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning April 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001046
Free
Institution's own form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
98 (86.7%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
75 (76.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
75 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
75 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
90%
Average Award
$4,586
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 75 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,025
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 25 (33.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,000
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 75 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
30 (26.5%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $1,500

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
407 (100.0%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
375 (92.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
375 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
100 (26.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
90%
Average Award
$5,000
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 375 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,025
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 150 (40.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $1,000
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 375 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
Average amount $5,774

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
Not reported
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$12,790
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
5.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
1.0%

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
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Not reported

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$691

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


39

Part-Time Faculty


25

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


44%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 39% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 21% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 18% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 10% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 7% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 4% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • Not reported

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Not accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Not available

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
102,166

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
186
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Not Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Talladega College provides hearing impaired services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


59.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


23.1%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


35.1%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


49.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (32)


  • Accounting
  • African-American/Black Studies
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Computer Science
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • French Language Teacher Education
  • History Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • Journalism
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Administration
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Voice and Opera

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


All degree programs are available online

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Public administration and social services, Psychology

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


15,591

Nearest Metropolitan Area


130 acres

Environment


Small town/city

Campus Size


Birmingham

Weather


Temperature
31.3 average low in January, 87.4 average high in September
Rain
117 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
115 mile(s) from campus in Atlanta
Nearest Bus Station
Talladega
Nearest Train Station
50 mile(s) from campus in Birmingham

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing

Students of College Housing


65% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


35%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Not available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


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
Tornado
School Colors
Crimson and blue

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Golf
Softball
Tennis

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Golf
Softball
Tennis

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
baseball, basketball, cheerleading, football, tennis, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Talladega College offers choral groups, marching band, national fraternities, national sororities, student government association, crimson ambassadors, students in free enterprise (sife), talladega college choir, social work club

Sororities


25% of women participate

Fraternities


15% of men participate

ROTC


Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


760

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
780
Women
367
Men
413

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.0% Asian
  • 88.6% Black/African-American
  • 5.0% Hispanic/Latino
  • 3.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 2.4% White
  • 0.8% Unknown

International Students


2.2% from 3 countries

Average Age


21

Number of Graduate Students


Not reported

Student Resources

Study resources