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Tougaloo College is a private not-for-profit institution located in Tougaloo, Mississippi. Tougaloo is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

$13,648 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
56% Acceptance Rate

Where Is Tougaloo College?


Contact details for Tougaloo are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 500 W County Line Rd, Tougaloo, MS 39174
Phone: 601-977-7700

Admission Requirements for Tougaloo

Submission Required?
High School GPA Required
High School Rank Neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript Required
College Prep Program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores Required
TOEFL Required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Tougaloo?

56% Acceptance Rate
70% Of Accepted Are Women
11% Submit SAT Scores
Tougaloo has an acceptance rate of 56%, which means it is fairly selective. Take that into account when you are working on your application and gathering requested materials. Do what you can to stand out among other applicants.

Approximately 30% of accepted students are men and 70% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 47%, and the acceptance rate for women is 61%.

Average Test Scores

About 11% of students accepted to Tougaloo submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 380 and 550. Math scores were between 410 and 540.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Tougaloo College  ( 380 to 550 )

SAT Math Scores for Tougaloo College  ( 410 to 540 )
Tougaloo received ACT scores from 78% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 13 and 21. Math scores were between 15 and 19. Composite scores were between 16 and 21.

ACT English Scores for Tougaloo College  ( 13 to 21 )
ACT Math Scores for Tougaloo College  ( 15 to 19 )
ACT Composite Scores for Tougaloo College  ( 16 to 21 )

Can I Afford Tougaloo College?

$13,648 Net Price
56% Take Out Loans
6.5% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Tougaloo is $13,648. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Tougaloo, approximately 56% of students took out student loans averaging $3,629 a year. That adds up to $14,516 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Tougaloo is 6.5%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

Tougaloo College Undergraduate Student Diversity

594 Full-Time Undergraduates
64% Women
97% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 687 undergraduate students at Tougaloo, with 594 being full-time and 93 being part-time.


There are also 26 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 594 full-time undergraduates at Tougaloo, 36% are male and 64% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Tougaloo College students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 0
Black or African American 565
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 4
International Students 3
Other Races/Ethnicities 20

Geographic Diversity

Mississippi students aren't the only ones who study at Tougaloo College. At this time, 15 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 4 countries are represented at Tougaloo. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Jamaica, Ghana, and Serbia.


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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