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Talladega College

Talladega, AL 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate15%
Acceptance Rate15%

About Talladega College

Talladega College Overview

Talladega College is a private, nonprofit school in the small town setting of Talladega, Alabama. Talladega College was founded in 1867 and enrolls 1,142 undergrads and no graduate students. Talladega College provides on-campus housing for up to 665 students. Most students live in off campus housing, and 75% of students spend their weekends on campus.

Student Involvement at Talladega College

Are you interested in music or performing? At Talladega College you can join a campus bandor sing in a chorus.

Interested in Greek life? Talladega College has fraternities and sororities.

Planning to play sports? Talladega College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Talladega College on the Student Life page.

2022 Talladega College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 15%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA Offered but % not available
Average GPA 2.4
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 15%
Tuition $12,130
Percent of Need Met 77%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $19,708

Is Talladega College a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Some factors that can help you determine what a good school for you might be include admissions criteria, acceptance rate, tuition costs, and more.

Let's take a look at these factors to get a clearer sense of what Talladega College offers and if it might be the right college for you.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Talladega College

It is moderately difficult to get into Talladega College. The acceptance rate at Talladega College is 15%. Last year, 2,047 students applied to Talladega College and 312 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Talladega College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It gauges how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Approximately 59% of first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Talladega Collegecome back their sophomore year. 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 Outlook Talladega College Graduates

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from Talladega College by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads.

Check with Talladega College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Talladega College's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

Talladega College's endowment was valued at $3.3 million in 2022, compared to a national average of $905 million.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Talladega College

Tuition cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

Talladega College meets 77% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $19,708 a year.

The average student debt for graduates in the class of 2022 was around $41,300 per student, not including those with no debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served 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! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Talladega College.

Based on this information, how does Talladega College sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Talladega College a good school for you?

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Where is Talladega College Located?

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

If you are interested in seeing Talladega College for yourself, be sure to 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

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Talladega College is Continuous processing.

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 1,142 students enrolled at Talladega College. 96% 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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