Tougaloo College Rankings

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In the World#4441 of 14178
In North America#1231 of 2629
In the United States#1156 of 2528
In Mississippi#11 of 18
In Tougaloo#1 of 1

Quick Review

Religion
United Church of Christ
Acceptance rate
71%
Average SAT
865
Average ACT
19
Avg. cost to attend
$12,590 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
708
Graduates
8
Male:Female Ratio
34:66
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Master's degree

Tougaloo College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate71%62%75%
Applicants2,0206471,373
Admissions1,4283991,029
Freshmen enrolled full time1254679

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
26 or 21%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 740
or below

75% of them
had 990
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Tougaloo College are 740-990 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
104 or 83%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 15
or below

75% of them
had 22
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Tougaloo College are 15-22 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Black or African American695 (97%)
Nonresident Alien18 (3%)
Hispanic2 (0.3%)
White1 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$12,590/year
Average aid awarded
$9,653
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$12,944
$30-48K$16,636
$48-75K$18,261
$75-110K$18,844
$110K+$21,594

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$10,258$10,134
Tuition in-state$10,258$10,134
Tuition out-of-state$10,258$10,134
Fee in-district$477$477
Fee in-state$477$477
Fee out-of-state$477$477

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity670
Combined charge for room and board$6,400
Room charge$4,000
Meal charge$2,400

Tougaloo College Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster's
Sociology17
Economics, General14
Biology & Biological Sciences, General13
Health and Physical Education & Fitness, Other11
Child Development71
Psychology, General8
Mass Communication & Media Studies8
History, General8
English Language and Literature, General7
Political Science and Government, General6
Chemistry, General4
Mathematics, General3
Art & Art Studies, General3
Computer Science2
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other1
Elementary Education and Teaching1
Grand Total1131
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate50%39%56%
  • Full-time retention rate - 73%

Publications & Citations

Publications
242
Citations
5,953

Publication count by topic

Biology
69
Medicine
64
Chemistry
52
Sociology
13
Psychology
11
Political science
7
Mathematics
5
Materials science
3
Computer science
3
History
2
Art
2
Business
1
Philosophy
1
Geography
1
Geology
1
Physics
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Biology23783,565
History26635
Psychology2738848
Medicine3371654
Geology373317
Sociology376825
Chemistry3880510
Materials science450283
Political science45146
Mathematics479541
Computer science499469
Geography51425
Business56463

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990126
1991434
1992040
1993032
1994036
1995033
1996140
1997255
1998753
1999270
2000253
2001084
2002486
2003491
2004275
20058139
20064123
20071119
20085127
200916154
20108224
201113251
201216351
201317347
201411462
201513475
201614510
201712455
201812366
201917426
202016408

General info

Founded1869
WikipediaTougaloo College
MottoWhere History Meets the Future
Colorsroyal blue, scarlet
Academic CalendarSemesters
Total FTE staff276
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address500 W County Line Rd
Tougaloo, Mississippi, 39174
United States
Phone6019777700
Fax+1 (601) 977 6165

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