Tougaloo College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$10,258
1.26% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$12,590
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
22.1%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
70.7%
2,020 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
716
95.1% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
35.4%
86 Graduates

About

Tougaloo College is a higher education institution located in Madison County, MS. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Tougaloo College were Sociology (17 degrees awarded), General Economics (14 degrees), and General Biological Sciences (13 degrees).

In 2019, 114 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Tougaloo College. 72.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 27.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (111 degrees), 55.5 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (2 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Tougaloo College is $10,258, which is $−17,022 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Tougaloo College is $10,258, which is $−17,022 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $12,590.

In 2019, 95% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 77% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$10,258
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Tougaloo College was $10,258. The cost of tuition at Tougaloo College is $−17,022 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

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Average Net Price

$12,590
2019 Value
6.73%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Tougaloo College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $12,590. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Tougaloo College grew by 6.73%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,400
Room and Board
$1,400
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Tougaloo College was of $6,400 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,400. The cost of room and board did not change between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

95%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
77%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

95% of undergraduate students at Tougaloo College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 3.06% with respect to 2018, when 98% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
22.1%
2017 Default Rate
73
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Tougaloo College was 22.1%, which represents 73 out of the 330 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Tougaloo College received 2,020 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 4.45% annual growth. Out of those 2,020 applicants, 1,428 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 70.7% acceptance rate.

There were 716 students enrolled at Tougaloo College in 2019, and 21% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Tougaloo College has an overall enrollment yield of 8.75%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

70.7%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
1,428
Accepted Out of 2,020

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Tougaloo College was 70.7% (1,428 admissions from 2,020 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 91.5%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants grew by 4.45%, while admissions declined by −19.3%.

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SAT Scores

21%
Submission Percentage
26
Scores Submitted

21% of enrolled first-time students at Tougaloo College in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Tougaloo College has a total enrollment of 716 students. The full-time enrollment at Tougaloo College is 681 students and the part-time enrollment is 35. This means that 95.1% of students enrolled at Tougaloo College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Tougaloo College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 97.1% Black or African American, 0.279% Hispanic or Latino, 0.14% White, 0% Asian, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0% Two or More Races, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Tougaloo College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (64%), followed by Black or African American Male (33.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (0.147%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (100%), followed by Asian Male (0%) and Asian Female (0%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

95.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Tougaloo College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 716 students. The full-time enrollment at Tougaloo College is 681 and the part-time enrollment is 35. This means that 95.1% of students enrolled at Tougaloo College are enrolled full-time compared with 81.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

73%
2019 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Tougaloo College was 73%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Tougaloo College had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Black or African American
    695
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    2
  3. White
    1

The enrolled student population at Tougaloo College is 97.1% Black or African American, 0.279% Hispanic or Latino, 0.14% White, 0% Asian, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0% Two or More Races, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 55% White, 14% Black or African American, and 13.1% Hispanic or Latino.

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Graduates

In 2019, 52 more women than men received degrees from Tougaloo College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Tougaloo College is black or african american (111 degrees awarded). There were 55.5 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (2 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Tougaloo College is Sociology (17 degrees awarded), followed by General Economics (14 degrees) and General Biological Sciences (13 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Tougaloo College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are History (8 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (37 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (11 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Tougaloo College are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (448,794 people), Other managers (324,178 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (267,368 people), Postsecondary teachers (193,817 people), and Secondary school teachers (184,826 people).

The most specialized majors at Tougaloo College are History (8 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (37 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (11 degrees), Human Sciences (8 degrees), and English (7 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Tougaloo College are Surgeons, Agents & business managers of artists, performers, & athletes, Physicians, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Aircraft pilots & flight engineers

The most specialized majors at Tougaloo College are History (8 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (37 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (11 degrees), Human Sciences (8 degrees), and English (7 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Tougaloo College are Elementary & secondary schools (701,639 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (437,877 people), Legal services (354,074 people), Computer Systems Design (228,233 people), and Justice, public order, & safety activities (225,997 people).

The most specialized majors at Tougaloo College are History (8 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (37 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (11 degrees), Human Sciences (8 degrees), and English (7 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Tougaloo College.
Most Common
  1. 17 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 14 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 13 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Tougaloo College was Sociology with 17 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

31
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
83
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 31 degrees were awarded to men at Tougaloo College, which is 0.373 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (83).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 7 degrees were awarded to men at Tougaloo College in Other Health & Physical Education, which is 1.75 times more than the 4 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 15 degrees were awarded to women at Tougaloo College in Sociology, which is 7.5 times more than the 2 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

27%
100% Completion Time
50%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 27% of students graduating from Tougaloo College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 50% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 50% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Black or African American Female
Highest Graduation Rate (41.4%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Tougaloo College is Female and Black or African American (41.4% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Black or African American
    111 degrees awarded
  2. White
    2 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    0 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Tougaloo College is black or african american (111 degrees awarded). There were 55.5 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (2 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. Black or African American Female
    81 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Male
    30 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    2 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Tougaloo College is black or african american female (81 degrees awarded). There were 2.7 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (30 degrees).

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Operations

Tougaloo College has an endowment valued at nearly $17.6M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $699k (3.97%), compared to the 3.99% average return ($1.62M on $40.7M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2019, Tougaloo College had a total salary expenditure of $25.9M. Tougaloo College employs 22 Associate professors, 18 Assistant professors, and 10 Instructors. Most academics at Tougaloo College are Male Associate professors (14), Female Assistant professors(12), and Female Instructors (8).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Tougaloo College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 42 employees, Management, with 39 employees, and Service with 34 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$17.6M
2019 Endowment
28.6%
growth from 2018

Tougaloo College has an endowment valued at about $17.6M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Tougaloo College grew 28.6% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $23.1M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $9.58M - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Tougaloo College received $9.58M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$13.1M
2019 Salaries
3.41%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Tougaloo College paid a median of $13.1M in salaries, which represents 50.6% of their overall expenditure ($25.9M) and a 3.41% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 18.7% growth from 2017 and a 16.3% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.5M (41% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.57M
Instructional Salaries
60
Number of Employees

In 2019, Tougaloo College paid a total of $2.57M to 60 employees working as instructors, which represents 19.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.89M (31.6%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
22 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
42 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Tougaloo College were Associate professor with 22 employees; Assistant professor with 18 employees; and Assistant professor with 10 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Tougaloo College were Office and Administrative Support with 42 employees; Management with 39 employees; and Service with 34 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Associate professor
  2. Female Assistant professor
  3. Female Instructor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Tougaloo College was Male Associate professor with 14 employees, Female Assistant professor with 12 employees, and Female Instructor with 8 employees.

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