Tougaloo College: Review & Facts

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Tougaloo College is a very small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 975 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1869 and is the only college located in Tougaloo, Mississippi.

Tougaloo College is one of the Historically Black College or University institutions (HBCU) and is also affiliated with United Church of Christ.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
19
Tougaloo College will give you the opportunity to obtain an associate's degree or bachelor's degree.

Tougaloo College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 19 majors. The most popular concentrations are Sociology and Anthropology, English and Literature, Psychology, Economics, and Biology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. Nevertheless, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
79%
The rate of student retention at Tougaloo College is fair at 79% (above Mississippi average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Tougaloo College is low - 42%. Nearly 6% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Tougaloo College is good - 11:1. Find out more on instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$10,300
Average tuition pricing is close to the nationwide median, around $9,800 annually. The additional fees at Tougaloo College beyond tuition are around $500; this totals $10,300 a year.

Read the details about Tougaloo College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
37%
As reported in recent government data, 3,261 applications were submitted and 1,220 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to become a student at this school.

The school will consider accepting your dual credits and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score stats at Tougaloo College in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,000
Tougaloo College offers study abroad programs and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Tougaloo College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C
Tougaloo College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 700 students, which provides a good on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low -- roughly $4,000 a year.

Army ROTC programs are available at Tougaloo College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, Tougaloo College seems to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Tougaloo College Location and Maps



Post Address: Tougaloo College, 500 W County Line Rd, Tougaloo, Mississippi 39174, USA
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