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About Talladega College

Talladega College is a private, nonprofit school in an small town setting in Talladega, Alabama. Talladega College was founded in 1867 and enrolls 780 undergrads and no graduate students.

Talladega College offers housing for up to 665 students. The majority of students live on-campus.About 75% of students stay on-campus during the weekends..

Talladega College's endowment was valued at $3.317 million in 2021. For each full-time professor, there are about 20 undergraduates enrolled at Talladega College.

2021 Talladega College Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 15%
Average GPA 2.4
Mean ACT score 19
Tuition $12,130

2022 Talladega College Regular Decision Application Deadline

Early Admission at Talladega College

Talladega College does not offer early decision or early action.

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Talladega College Acceptance Rate

It is moderately difficult to get into Talladega College. In 2021, Talladega College accepted 15% of applicants. Last year, 2,047 students applied to Talladega College and 312 were admitted.

Talladega College Waitlist

Talladega College reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in the most recent year.

How Do I Get Into Talladega College?

Talladega College is considered moderately difficult to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to Talladega College, applicants must submit the following items.

Talladega College Application Requirements

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Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.0
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GPA and Test Scores for Talladega College

Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 2.4 out of 4.0. The mean ACT score for Talladega College students is 19.

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to Talladega College.

Is Talladega College Test Optional?

Talladega College does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

Out of all applicants, 15% submitted the SAT. 85% submitted the ACT.

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Dorms at Talladega College

Yes! Talladega College provides on-campus housing for up to 665 students.

Talladega College students are active in the school's Student Government Association, Crimson Ambassadors and Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE). Dega Day, Founder's Weekend/Homecoming, and and Alumni Weekend are a few of the events that the campus rallies behind each year.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at Talladega College.

Financial Aid at Talladega College

Talladega College meets 77% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend Talladega College full-time are awarded $19,708 a year in financial aid, on average.

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some aid is awarded ona first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Is Talladega College a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how selective a school is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are. However, there are a few good ways to get a better sense how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its student body.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Talladega College

About 59% of students who start at Talladega College come back for their second year of college. Out of the 251 students who started at Talladega College as first-time freshman, 58 graduate within four years.

Around 49% of students who started at Talladega College earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes and Student Debt

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. Graduates in the class of 2021 had an average of $41,300 in student loans per borrower. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Talladega College sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for another! So ask yourself: Is Talladega College a good school for you?

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Where is Talladega College?

Talladega College is located in the small town setting of Talladega, Alabama, less than an hour from Birmingham.

If you want to see Talladega College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 20 to Talladega, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Talladega College and Talladega are like without leaving home.

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College Info

627 West Battle Street Talladega, AL 35160-2354

Campus Setting: Small Town

Talladega College Application Deadline

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The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Talladega College is Continuous processing.

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Wondering what life at Talladega College is like? There are approximately 780 students enrolled at Talladega College. 97% percent of students attend school full-time, 61% percent are from AL and 39% percent of students are from other states.


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