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 Tougaloo College Tougaloo, Mississippi

500 W County Line Rd
Tougaloo, Mississippi
39174
601-977-7700
www.tougaloo.edu

Tougaloo College 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 to all areas of life, to acquire a basic knowledge of the humanities, the natural sciences, and the social sciences, to develop skills required in selected professions, and to provide leadership in a democratic society and in a changing world. Tougaloo intends that its students become self-directed learners and self-reliant persons capable of dealing with people, challenges and issues. Tougaloo College intends to contribute to the social, health, and educational needs of the local and state communities through a program of community service.
Degree Stats For Tougaloo College

 Type of Institution

Term Type: Semester

Comparison Group Category:
Not-for-profit 4 yr, Baccalaureate Colleges - Liberal Arts, Southeast, size 2

Geographical Region:
Southeast AL AR FL GA KY LA MS NC SC TN VA WV

Chief Administrator:
President Beverly Wade Hogan

Title IV Eligibility:
Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs

Sector: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above

Degree of Urbanization(Locale): City: Midsize

Open to Public? Institution is open to the public

 Carnegie Information

Carnegie Classification 2005 - Basic:
Baccalaureate Colleges--Arts & Sciences

Carnegie Classification 2005 - Enrollment Profile:
Exclusively undergraduate four-year

Carnegie Classification 2005 - Graduate Instructional:
Not applicable

Carnegie Classification 2005 - Undergraduate Instructional:
Arts & sciences focus, no graduate coexistence

Carnegie Classification 2005 - Size and Setting
Very small four-year, highly residential

Carnegie Classification 2005 - Undergraduate Profile
Full-time four-year, inclusive

 Room and Board

Provide on-campus housing? Yes
Total Dorm Capacity: 680
Provide board or meals? Yes, number of meals in the maximum meal plan offered
Number of meals per week:19
Typical room charge per year:$4000
Typical board charge per year:$2220
Combined room/board:$0

 Degree Information

Level of Institution: Four or more years

Highest Level Offered: Bachelor's degree

Undergraduate Offering:
Undergraduate degree or certificate offering

Graduate Offering:
No graduate offering

First Professional Offer:
No first-professional offering

Highest Degree Offered: Bachelors

Degree Granting Status: Degree-granting

Historical Black College or University: Yes

Institution has Hospital: No

Institution grants a Medical Degree: No

Institutional Category:
Degree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or above

 Athletics

Athletic Association: Yes
NCAA Member: Implied no
NAIA Member: Yes
NJCAA Member: Implied no
NSCAA Member: Implied no
NCCAA Member: Implied no
Other Member: Implied no
Football: No
Basketball: Yes
Baseball: No
Cross Country/Track: Yes

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 Fee Information

Application Fee information for Tougaloo College  Application Fee: No
 Out of State Tuition? No
 Financial Aid Office Phone: 601-977-6134
 Admissions Office Phone: 601-977-7765


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