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Colleges / Tougaloo College

Tougaloo College

Tougaloo, MS 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate5%

Tougaloo College Admissions

Tougaloo College is not difficult to get into. Around 5% of applicants get into Tougaloo College each year. Out of 2,817 applications received in 2023, 133 students were offered admission.

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

Tougaloo College Admissions Stats at a Glance

The following is an overiew of some of Tougaloo College's admissions stats.

Tougaloo College 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 2.8
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Waitlist No

Tougaloo College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Tougaloo College.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I Yes Info Not Available
Early Decision II
Early Action Yes

Considering Applying Early to Tougaloo College?

Tougaloo College offers early decision and also offers early action. Early decision is binding, which means you must attend if you are admitted, while early action allows you to apply early without committing.

Some students apply early to college because they believe it will help their chances of getting in. When you apply early, your application is considered before all the regular decision applicants apply. Applying early may increase the chance of admission, since it shows that you are very interested in a school.

➡️ Explore a list of some top colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on Tougaloo College Admissions

Transferring to Tougaloo College

It is not difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to Tougaloo College

Tougaloo College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does Tougaloo College Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are are most important 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 apply to colleges that prioritize the areas where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Tougaloo College

Wondering what factors are considered by Tougaloo College during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Considered

Make sure to check with Tougaloo College for more information on admission factors.

Tougaloo College Application Requirements

To apply to Tougaloo College, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in 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

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Tougaloo College?

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

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

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.

More Information on Transferring to Tougaloo College

For transfer students, it is not 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

• Winter Term

• Spring Term

• Winter 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 • DSST/DANTES

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

✅ Tougaloo College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Tougaloo College?

✅ Tougaloo College is not test optional.

What is Tougaloo College's acceptance rate?

✅ Tougaloo College's acceptance rate is 5%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Tougaloo College?

✅ Tougaloo College offers early decision but the school has not provided an acceptance rate.

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Tougaloo College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Less Selective


How hard is it to get into Tougaloo College? Tougaloo College is a less selective institution. The Tougaloo College acceptance rate is 5%. This means that the institution accepts 4 out of every 100 applicants.


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

Tougaloo College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

Not available


Reading SAT Range

Not available

Tougaloo College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


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.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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