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Tougaloo College Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

918 Students

75% Admitted

  • 809 full time
  • 27 part time
  • 328 men full time
  • 563 women full time
  • 3,075 applied
  • 1,075 admitted
  • 204 enrolled

793 Undergraduates

$10,130 Tuition/Year

  • 6 Non-Degree
  • $10,130 in state
  • $470 fees
  • $6,400 room & board
  • $1,400 books and supplies

At a Glance

Religious affiliation: United Church of Christ
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit
Campus Setting: Southeast Mid-size city
Highest Degree Offered: Master's degree
Historically Black College or University: HBCU
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • LaCreisha from Memphis, TN
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  • Tougaloo College is a very prestige college in the state of Mississippi so being a student there we show pride and respect towards our school. The teachers are very hardworking,easy…

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  • Dorothy from Jackson, MS
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  • Professors are helpful, and available to the student. The small classes are helpful to older students. The online classes are helpful the those who work and are unable to attend some classes.…

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  • Bethany from Jackson, MS
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  • Tougaloo College has been an awesome experience for thus far. With its rich history, and outstanding academic programs, I have been very happy with my decision. I could have not…

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  • Kaitlynn from Pearl, MS
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  • Tougaloo College is a very loving environment. This college has wonderful professors that push the students to their highest academic ability. Tougaloo College is very welcoming, and prepares its students…

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Mission Statement

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.
Founded 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.
Tougaloo offers an undergraduate curriculum designed to encourage students to apply critical thought

Tougaloo College
  • Located in Tougaloo, MS
  • Private not-for-profit
  • 918 students enrolled
  • 75% admitted
  • $10,130 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 2
  • Oneisha from Belzoni, MS
  • I am a past student here

    I was only here for a summer program. During this time I was able to get a feel of the college, but I think an extended stay would have improved my appreciation of TC.

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  • Mousetta from Macon, MS
  • I am a current student here

    Contrary to popular belief, I love being on a small campus. I enjoy being here more that being out at a big school with everything going on.

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