Tougaloo College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$10,258
2022 Average Net Price
$13,718
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
6.57%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
49.3%
2,817 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
677
84.3% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
30.8%
62 Graduates

About

Tougaloo College is a higher education institution located in Madison County, MS. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Tougaloo College were General Psychology (23 degrees awarded), General Biological Sciences (19 degrees), and General Economics (12 degrees).

In 2022, 134 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Tougaloo College. 70.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 29.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (129 degrees), 64.5 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (2 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Tougaloo College is $10,258, which is $−18,072 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Tougaloo College is $10,258, which is $−18,072 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $13,718.

In 2022, 74% of undergraduate students attending Tougaloo College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 56% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$10,258
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Tougaloo College was $10,258. The cost of tuition at Tougaloo College is $−18,072 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

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Average Net Price

$13,718
2022 Value
70.7%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Tougaloo College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $13,718. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Tougaloo College grew by 70.7%.

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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 2022. The cost of room and board did not change between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,400. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

74%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
56%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

74% of undergraduate students at Tougaloo College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 8.64% with respect to 2021, when 81% 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.
6.57%
2019 Default Rate
18
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Tougaloo College was 6.57%, which represents 18 out of the 274 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Tougaloo College received 2,817 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 14.5% annual growth. Out of those 2,817 applicants, 1,389 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 49.3% acceptance rate.

There were 677 students enrolled at Tougaloo College in 2022. 11% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Tougaloo College has an overall enrollment yield of 9.58%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

49.3%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
1,389
Accepted Out of 2,817

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Tougaloo College was 49.3% (1,389 admissions from 2,817 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 55.8%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 14.5%, while admissions declined by −24.5%..

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SAT Scores

11%
Submission Percentage (2021)
11
Scores Submitted (2021)

11% of enrolled first-time students at Tougaloo College in 2021 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Tougaloo College had a total enrollment of 677 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Tougaloo College is 571 students and the part-time enrollment is 106. This means that 84.3% of students enrolled at Tougaloo College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Tougaloo College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 88.9% Black or African American, 2.07% Two or More Races, 1.92% Hispanic or Latino, 0.591% White, and 0.148% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Tougaloo College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (53.3%), followed by Black or African American Male (34.6%) and Two or More Races Female (1.76%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (50%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

84.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Tougaloo College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 677 students. The full-time enrollment at Tougaloo College is 571 and the part-time enrollment is 106. This means that 84.3% of students enrolled at Tougaloo College are enrolled full-time compared with 79.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

82%
2022 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 82%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (72%), Tougaloo College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Black or African American
    602 enrolled students
  2. Two or More Races
    14 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    13 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Tougaloo College is 88.9% Black or African American, 2.07% Two or More Races, 1.92% Hispanic or Latino, 0.591% White, and 0.148% 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 54.3% White, 13.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.1% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 42 students (6.2%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 56 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 (129 degrees awarded). There were 64.5 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (2 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Tougaloo College is General Psychology (23 degrees awarded), followed by General Biological Sciences (19 degrees) and General Economics (12 degrees).

In 2022,  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 (6 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (34 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (11 degrees).

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 (501,761 people), Physicians (442,591 people), Other managers (417,273 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (329,481 people), and Postsecondary teachers (294,785 people).

The most specialized majors at Tougaloo College in 2022 are History (6 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (34 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (11 degrees), Biology (25 degrees), and English (7 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Tougaloo College are Diagnostic medical sonographers, Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Physicians, and Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists

The most specialized majors at Tougaloo College are History (6 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (34 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (11 degrees), Biology (25 degrees), and English (7 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 (798,818 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (681,477 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (646,114 people), Legal services (399,203 people), and Computer Systems Design (300,728 people).

The most specialized majors at Tougaloo College are History (6 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (34 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (11 degrees), Biology (25 degrees), and English (7 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 (2021)
  1. 19 degrees awarded
  2. 19 degrees awarded
  3. 15 degrees awarded

In 2021, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Tougaloo College was General Biological Sciences with 19 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

39
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
95
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 39 degrees were awarded to men at Tougaloo College, which is 0.411 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (95).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 7 degrees were awarded to men at Tougaloo College in General Economics, which is 0.583 times less than the 12 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 20 degrees were awarded to men at Tougaloo College in General Biological Sciences, which is 4 times more than the 5 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

25%
100% Completion Time
40%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 25% of students graduating from Tougaloo College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 40% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 43% 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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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Black or African American Female
Highest Graduation Rate (37.5%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Tougaloo College is Female and Black or African American (37.5% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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 (2022)
  1. Black or African American
    129 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    2 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    1 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Tougaloo College is black or african american (129 degrees awarded). There were 64.5 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (2 degrees).

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

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Black or African American Female
    92 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Male
    37 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Male
    1 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Tougaloo College is black or african american female (92 degrees awarded). There were 2.49 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (37 degrees).

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Operations

Tougaloo College has an endowment valued at nearly $26.4M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−14%) compared to the 0.58% average return (286k on 49.3M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2022, Tougaloo College had a total salary expenditure of 29M. Tougaloo College employs 18 Assistant professors, 12 Associate professors and 7 Instructors. Most academics at Tougaloo College are Female Assistant professor (12), Male Associate professor (7), and Male Assistant professor (6).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Tougaloo College are: Management, with 42 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 30 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 20 employees.

Endowment

$26.4M
2022 Endowment
1.43%
growth from 2021

Tougaloo College has an endowment valued at about $26.4M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Tougaloo College grew 1.43% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $22.8M 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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Salary Expenditure

$10.4M
2022 Salaries
19.4%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Tougaloo College paid a median of $10.4M in salaries, which represents 36% of their overall expenditure ($29M) and a 19.4% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.7M (37.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.01M
Instructional Salaries
44
Number of Employees

In 2022, Tougaloo College paid a total of $2.01M to 44 employees working as instructors, which represents 19.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.04M (32.1%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
18 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
42 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Tougaloo College were Assistant professor with 18 employees, Associate professor with 12 employees, and Instructor with 7 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Tougaloo College were Management with 42 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 30 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 20 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Male Associate professor
  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Tougaloo College was Female Assistant professor with 12 employees, Male Associate professor with 7 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 6 employees.

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