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Tougaloo College

School Profile

  • Tougaloo CollegePrivate Four-year Liberal Arts College in Tougaloo, MS
  • Acceptance Rate: 96%
  • Accreditation: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
  • Historically black
  • United Christian Mission Society and United Church of Christ

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Students: 868
First-year Undergraduate Students: 237
Undergraduate Students Who are Seeking Degree: 862

Degree Programs Offered and Courses List

  • Associate of Early Childhood Education
  • Associate of Religion/Religious Studies
  • Bachelor of Art - General
  • Bachelor of Biology
  • Bachelor of Chemistry
  • Bachelor of Economics
  • Bachelor of Education - General
  • Bachelor of Elementary Education
  • Bachelor of English Language & Literature - General
  • Bachelor of Health Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of History - General
  • Bachelor of Liberal Arts & Sciences
  • Bachelor of Mass Communications/Media Studies
  • Bachelor of Mathematics - General
  • Bachelor of Mathematics/Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Music - General
  • Bachelor of Physics
  • Bachelor of Political Science/Government
  • Bachelor of Psychology - General
  • Bachelor of Secondary Education
  • Bachelor of Sociology

Online Degrees and Certificates

  • Online Undergraduate Courses
  • Undergraduate Distance Class
  • Online Associate's Degrees
  • Online Bachelor's Degrees
  • Online Graduate Courses
  • Graduate Distance Class
  • Online Master's Degrees
  • Online Doctoral Degrees


  • In-state tuition and fees: $9,710
  • Out-of-state tuition and fees: $9,710

International Students Admissions Requirements

  • TOEFL: required for international applicants
  • Minimum Paper-Based TOEFL score: 500


Member: NAIA
Team name: Bulldogs


  • Ranked #18 Historically Black Colleges and Universities Ranking
  • Ranked #226 High School Counselor Rankings

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Admissions Address

500 West County Line Road
Tougaloo, MS 39174
(601) 977-7765
(888) 424-2566
Contact: Junoesque Jacobs
Director of Admissions

Entering Class Stats

Fall 2010 Selectivity
Selectivity less selective
Fall 2010 acceptance rate 34%
Early decision acceptance rate N/A
Early action acceptance rate 100%
Acceptance rate (excluding early action and early decision students) 34%

Fall 2010 Applications, Acceptances & Enrollments
Applicants 2,976
Female applicants 1,981
Male applicants 995
Applicants accepted 1,017
Female applicants accepted 802
Male applicants accepted 215
Freshman enrollment 200
Female freshman enrollment 127
Male freshman enrollment 73
Early decision applicants N/A
Early decision applicants accepted N/A
Early decision applicants enrolled N/A
Early action applicants 25
Early action applicants accepted 25
Early action applicants enrolled 19
Total enrolled incoming freshmen who were accepted under early acceptance or early action 10%

Fall 2010 Wait List
School has a wait list No
Applicants placed on wait list N/A
Students accepting place on wait list N/A
Students accepted from wait list N/A

Fall 2010 High School Rank
Freshman students submitting high school class standing 65%

Fall 2010 High School GPA
Freshman students submitting high school GPA 98%
Average high school GPA 3.0
High school GPA 25th-75th percentile range .2-.3

Fall 2010 Freshman SAT Scores
Freshman students submitting SAT scores 12%
SAT Critical Reading average score 426
SAT Critical Reading 25th-75th percentile range 350-510
SAT Critical Reading score breakdown
SAT Math average score 400
SAT Math 25th-75th percentile range: 370-460
SAT Writing average score N/A
SAT Writing 25th-75th percentile range N/A
SAT Essay 25th-75th percentile range N/A

Fall 2010 Freshman ACT Scores
Freshman students submitting ACT scores 88%
Average ACT Composite score 17
ACT Composite 25th-75th percentile range 15-26
ACT English 25th-75th percentile range 12-22
ACT Math 25th-75th percentile range 15-25

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