Tougaloo College: Acceptance Rate and Admissions Statistics

The steeple of Woodworth Chapel at Tougaloo College

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Tougaloo College is a private college with an acceptance rate of 91%. Founded in 1869, Tougaloo College is located in Tougaloo, Mississippi just north of Jackson. The historically black college is affiliated with the United Church of Christ and Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). Tougaloo offers undergraduate degrees in 29 majors in the areas of education, the humanities, natural sciences, and social sciences, and graduate degrees in teaching and child development. Tougaloo College has a student body of about 700 students who are supported by an 18-to-1 student / faculty ratio. In athletics, Tougaloo College competes in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference (GCAC).

Considering applying to Tougaloo College? Here are the admissions statistics you should know, including average SAT/ACT scores admitted students.

Acceptance Rate

During the 2017-18 admissions cycle, Tougaloo College had an acceptance rate of 91%. This means that for every 100 students who applied, 91 students were admitted, making Tougaloo's admissions process less competitive.

Admissions Statisitcs (2017-18)
Number of Applicants 1,934
Percent Admitted 91%
Percent Admitted Who Enrolled (Yield) 9%

SAT Scores and Requirements

Tougaloo College requires that all applicants submit either SAT or ACT scores. During the 2017-18 admissions cycle, 22% of admitted students submitted SAT scores.

SAT Range (Admitted Students)
Section 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
ERW 410 550
Math 380 550
ERW=Evidence-Based Reading and Writing

This admissions data tells us that most of Touglaoo College's admitted students fall within the bottom 9% nationally on the SAT. For the evidence-based reading and writing section, 50% of students admitted to Touglaoo scored between 410 and 550, while 25% scored below 410 and 25% scored above 550. On the math section, 50% of admitted students scored between 380 and 550, while 25% scored below 380 and 25% scored above 550. Applicants with a composite SAT score of 1100 or higher will have particularly competitive chances at Touglaoo College.

Requirements

Tougaloo College does not provide data about the school's SAT essay and scorechoice policy.

ACT Scores and Requirements

Tougaloo College requires that all applicants submit either SAT or ACT scores. During the 2017-18 admissions cycle, 78% of admitted students submitted ACT scores.

ACT Range (Admitted Students)
Section 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
English 15 24
Math 16 22
Composite 16 23

This admissions data tells us that most of Tougaloo College's admitted students fall within the bottom 27% nationally on the ACT. The middle 50% of students admitted to Tougaloo received a composite ACT score between 16 and 23, while 25% scored above 23 and 25% scored below 16.

Requirements

Tougaloo College does not provide data about the school's ACT essay and scorechoice policy.

GPA

Tougaloo College does not provide data about admitted students' high school GPAs. Note that Tougaloo requires a minimum GPA of 2.0 in all required high school coursework.

Admissions Chances

Tougaloo College, which accepts over 90% of applicants, has a less selective admissions process. If your SAT/ACT scores and GPA fall within the school's minimum standards, you have a strong chance of being accepted. Applicants must have a minimum of four units of English, three units of math, three units of science, two units of history and social science, and seven elective units. Applicants are required to have a minimum GPA of 2.0 in all required coursework.

Students who do not meet Touglaoo College's admissions requirements may appeal to the Admissions Committee. The appeal must contain three letters of recommendation in addition to a letter of appeal. Students who are admitted after appeal may be admitted with provisional status for one semester.

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All admissions data has been sourced from the National Center for Education Statistics and Touglaoo College Undergraduate Admissions Office.