Tougaloo College

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Tougaloo College is a historically black college found in Tougaloo, MS. Tougaloo College has only approximately 900 enrolled students, which allows them to offer smaller classes.

Students can submit either the SAT Exam or ACT scores to Tougaloo College. A score in the range of 722 to 984 on the SAT exam, or 15 to 21 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among admitted students. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Tougaloo College average GPA ranges from 2.64 to 3.04 for accepted students. 36% of all those who apply are admitted to Tougaloo College, from which 16 percent choose to attend.

Overall Tougaloo College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Tougaloo College was reported as 35.5% in Fall 2013 with over 2,660 applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • ACT Scores: 15 - 21
  • Average GPA: 2.64 - 3.04

How Hard Is It to Get into Tougaloo College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Tougaloo College, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Tougaloo College has been on an upward trend when compared to previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 32.9%
  • 2010-2011: 34.2%
  • 2011-2012: 35.0%
  • 2012-2013: 37.4%
  • 2013-2014: 35.5%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 35.6%

How Does Tougaloo College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Tougaloo College is fifty-six percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Millsaps College47.5%
Stillman College43.0%
Judson College73.9%
Rust College13.9%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Tougaloo College (Fall 2013)

ACT®Score Range
English14 - 22
Math16 - 19
Composite Score15 - 21
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