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Tougaloo College


Tougaloo College is a private coeducational historically black church-related but not church controlled four-year liberal arts institution located on West County Line Road on the northern edge of the city of Jackson Missisisippi. ounded in 1869 by the American Missionary Association Tougaloo College was chartered on the principles that it "be accessible to all irrespective of their religious tenets and conducted on the most liberal principles for the benefit of our citizens in general." Tougaloo acknowledges and respects its traditions remains dedicated to the equality of all people and continues to be a value-oriented community where students are guided by a concerned faculty and staff. The members of this community apply current knowledge to prepare students for lifelong learning related to new information and emerging technologies as well as humane standards in a global society. ougaloo offers an undergraduate curriculum designed to encourage students to apply critical thought to all areas of life to acquire a basic knowledge of the humanities the natural sciences and the social sciences to develop skills required in selected professions and to provide leadership in a democratic society and in a changing world. Tougaloo intends that its students become self-directed learners and self-reliant persons capable of dealing with people challenges and issues. Tougaloo College intends to contribute to the social health and educational needs of the local and state communities through a program of community service.

School Information

500 W County Line Rd
Tougaloo, Mississippi 39174
P: (601) 977-7700
F: (601) 977-4501
Calendar: Semester
Locale: City: Midsize
Open Admissions: Yes
Sector: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Carnegie Basic: Baccalaureate Colleges--Arts & Sciences
Religious Affiliation: United Church of Christ
Accrediting Agency: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Students & Faculty

Students
  • 1,012Total Students
  • 385Male Students
  • 627Female Students
  • 19Total Intl Students
  • 7Intl Male Students
  • 12Intl Female Students
Faculty
  • 228Total Faculty
  • 105Male Faculty
  • 123Female Faculty
  • 11:1Student/Fac Ratio
*All data is provided by the school or compiled from IPEDS as of May 2013

Tuition Information

$ 10,218

Out of State Tuition

$ 1,300

Books & Supplies

$ 6,330

Room & Board

$ 2,900

Other Expenses

$ 20,748

Total

Admissions

3,075
total applicants

35%
admitted (1075)

7%
enrolled (204)


SAT Scores:
25th-75th percentile
300-500
Math
320-490
Reading
ACT Scores:
25th-75th percentile
15-20
Composite
15-19
Math
14-21
English

Note: 25th-75th percentile ranges show the range of scores achieved by the middle 50% of students who were admitted to the school.


Other Requirements:
TOEFL?
Required
Admissions Test Scores?
Required
Other Test?
Do not know
College Prep?
Recommended
Recommendations?
Neither required nor recommended

Degrees & Programs

Art/Art Studies, General
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General
Child Development
Computer Science
Economics, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other
History, General
Hotel, Motel, and Restaurant Management
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Sociology
Special Education and Teaching, General

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