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2016 Undergraduate Tuition
0% change from 2015
After Financial Aid
2014 Student Loan
Default Rate
2016 Acceptance Rate
2,284 Applicants
2016 Enrolled Students
96% full-time
2016 Graduation Rate
83 Graduates


The median tuition at Tougaloo College is $10,130, which is $22,080 less than the national median tuition of $32,210.

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $12,453.

In 2016, 93% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 85% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

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Tougaloo College received 2,284 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 1.59% annual decline. Out of those 2,284 applicants, 1,183 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 51.8% acceptance rate.

There were 860 students enrolled at Tougaloo College in 2016, and 6% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Tougaloo College has an overall enrollment yield of 17%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

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Tougaloo College has a total enrollment of 860 students. The full-time enrollment at Tougaloo College is 826 students and the part-time enrollment is 34. This means that 96% of students enrolled at Tougaloo College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Tougaloo College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 98% Black or African American, 0.47% White, 0.35% Hispanic or Latino, 0.12% Two or More Races, 0.12% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.81% Non-resident Alien, and 0.12% Unknown.

Students enrolled at Tougaloo College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (61.5%), followed by Black or African American Male (31.4%) and White Female (0.35%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (1.4%), followed by Black or African American Male (0.12%) and Non-resident Alien Male (0.12%).

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In 2016, 51 more women than men graduated from Tougaloo College. The majority of students graduating from Tougaloo College are Black or African American. These 140 graduates mean that there were 140 times more Black or African American graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 1 graduates.

The most common Bachelor's Degree awarded at Tougaloo College is Sociology with 27 graduates, followed by General Biological Sciences with 20 graduates and General Psychology with 15 graduates.

The most specialized major across all degree types at Tougaloo College, meaning they have significantly more graduates than the national average across all institutions, is Social Sciences, with 54 graduates, followed by Human Sciences with 9 graduates and Biology with 20 graduates.


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Tougaloo College has an endowment valued at nearly $11.9M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $470,573 (3.95%), compared to the 1.02% average return ($343,877 on $33.6M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2015, Tougaloo College had a total expenditure of $25.2M. Of that $25.2M, they spent $8.75M on salaries and $2.64M on benefits.

Tougaloo College employs 24 Associate professors, 19 Instructors, and 17 Assistant professors. Most academics at Tougaloo College are Female Instructors (13), Female Associate professors (12), and Male Associate professors (12).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Tougaloo College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 98 employees, Service, with 33 employees, and Management with 25 employees.



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