Tougaloo College

#2752 / #774
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Historically black college in Tougaloo, Mississippi, United States

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About Tougaloo College

According to Wikipedia, Tougaloo College is a private historically black college in the Tougaloo area of Jackson, Mississippi. It is affiliated with the United Church of Christ and Christian Church . Originally established in 1869 by New York–based Christian missionaries for the education of freed slaves and their offspring, from 1871 until 1892 the college served as a teachers' training school funded by the state of Mississippi. In 1998, the buildings of the old campus were added to the National Register of Historic Places.

Tougaloo College Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual Applications Acceptance Graduation Rate Median SAT Score Median ACT Score
1,844 71% 40% 865 18

How Much Does Tougaloo College Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
Price by Family Income
Income Average Net Cost
0 - 30K $12,944
30K - 48K $16,636
48K - 75K $18,261
75K - 110K $18,844
110K+ $21,594

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

How Much Do Tougaloo College Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Tougaloo College, then you can expect to earn an average of $32,400 per year. You also have a 87% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Tougaloo College's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student Body Under-Grads Graduates
766 758 8

Where is Tougaloo College?

Tougaloo College is located at 500 W County Line Rd, Tougaloo MS 39174

What Is Tougaloo College Known For?

Tougaloo College is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

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Who Are Tougaloo College's Most Influential Alumni?

Tougaloo College's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of History, Criminal Justice, and Literature. Here are some of Tougaloo College's most famous alumni:

Anne Moody
Anne Moody
An American writer.
Karen Weaver
Karen Weaver
An American politician from Michigan.
Aaron Shirley
An American physician .
Joan Trumpauer Mulholland
Joan Trumpauer Mulholland
An American activist.
Joyce Ladner
Joyce Ladner
An American sociologist.
Bennie Thompson
An American politician.
Dorie Ladner
Dorie Ladner
An American civil rights activist.
Reuben V. Anderson
An American judge.
W. H. Lanier
W. H. Lanier
An American educator.
Colia Clark
An American political activist.
Hakeem Oluseyi
Hakeem Oluseyi
An American astrophysicist, cosmologist, inventor, educator, science communicator, author.
Walter Washington
An Alpha Phi Alpha president.