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Tougaloo College Admissions

If you are considering submitting an application to Tougaloo College, the fee for the application costs $25.

Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may be eligible for fee waiver for their application.

Tougaloo College Admissions Stats at a Glance

Tougaloo College 2021 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 2.8
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 13%
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are not even considered
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Considering Applying Early to Tougaloo College?

Tougaloo College does not offer early decision or early action.

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

How To Get Into Tougaloo College

It is slightly difficult to get into Tougaloo College. Tougaloo College evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2021, Tougaloo College accepted 71% of students, around 1,313 of the 1,844 students who applied.

Schools that are slightly difficult to get into, like Tougaloo College, accept up to 95% of applicants. Most admitted students scored at most a 1010 on the SAT and a 19 on the ACT.

Transfer student admissions is slightly difficult.

What's Most Important to Get In to Tougaloo College?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the admissions factors where you shine.

Admissions Factors at Tougaloo College

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Alumni/ae Relations Not Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Not Considered
Geographical Residence Not Considered
Class Rank Not Considered
Work Experience Not Considered
Extracurricular Activities Not Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Not Considered
Application Essay Not Considered
First Generation Not Considered
Interview Not Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Not Considered
Recommendation(s) Not Considered
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Considered
State Residency Not Considered
Talent/Ability Not Considered
Standardized Test Scores Not Considered
Volunteer Work Not Considered

Tougaloo College Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to Tougaloo College must submit the following items. Double check with Tougaloo College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.0
Other Requirements ACT/SAT
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Tougaloo College?

Students admitted to Tougaloo College have an average unweighted GPA of 2.8.

Out of all students that were admitted, 99.9% submitted a class rank. At Tougaloo College 13% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 30% were in the top 25% and 57% were in the top 50%.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

At Tougaloo College, student GPAs fall in the following ranges
4.0 GPA 99.9%

Tougaloo College doesn't consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

Tougaloo College is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

Transferring to Tougaloo College

For transfer students, it is slightly difficult to get admitted to Tougaloo College. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Tougaloo College during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term - Summer Term

Tougaloo College Admissions FAQs

Does Tougaloo College accept transfer credits?

Tougaloo College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Tougaloo College accepts:

  • CLEP subject tests
  • ACE recommendations for credit

Does Tougaloo College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

Tougaloo College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Tougaloo College?

Tougaloo College is not test optional. Test scores will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.

What is Tougaloo College's acceptance rate?

Tougaloo College's acceptance rate is 71%.

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Admission Difficulty

Less Selective

71%

How hard is it to get into Tougaloo College? Tougaloo College is a less selective institution. The Tougaloo College acceptance rate is 71%. This means that the institution accepts 71 out of every 100 applicants.

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Tougaloo College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

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

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

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

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Tougaloo College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

2.8

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Tougaloo College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 2.8. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

775

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

71%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$6,457

Out-of-State

$6,457

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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