Tougaloo College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$10,258
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$12,967
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
14.8%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
71.2%
1,844 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
775
84.8% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
40.5%
68 Graduates

About

Tougaloo College is a higher education institution located in Madison County, MS. In 2020, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Tougaloo College were General Biological Sciences (21 degrees awarded), Sociology (19 degrees), and General Psychology (12 degrees).

In 2020, 109 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Tougaloo College. 77.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 22.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (103 degrees), 103 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (1 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Tougaloo College is $10,258, which is $−18,142 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

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The median undergraduate tuition at Tougaloo College is $10,258, which is $−18,142 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $12,967.

In 2020, 95% of undergraduate students attending Tougaloo College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 73% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$10,258
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Tougaloo College was $10,258. The cost of tuition at Tougaloo College is $−18,142 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

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Average Net Price

$12,967
2020 Value
2.99%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Tougaloo College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $12,967. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Tougaloo College grew by 2.99%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,400
Room and Board
$1,400
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Tougaloo College was of $6,400 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,400. The cost of room and board did not change between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

95%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
73%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

95% of undergraduate students at Tougaloo College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2019, when 95% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
14.8%
2018 Default Rate
45
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Tougaloo College was 14.8%, which represents 45 out of the 305 total borrowers.

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predictive-analysisAdmissions

Tougaloo College received 1,844 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 8.71% annual decline. Out of those 1,844 applicants, 1,313 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 71.2% acceptance rate.

There were 775 students enrolled at Tougaloo College in 2020, and 4% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Tougaloo College has an overall enrollment yield of 10.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

71.2%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
1,313
Accepted Out of 1,844

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Tougaloo College was 71.2% (1,313 admissions from 1,844 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 70.7%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −8.71%, while admissions declined by −8.05%.

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SAT Scores

4%
Submission Percentage
5
Scores Submitted

4% of enrolled first-time students at Tougaloo College in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Tougaloo College has a total enrollment of 775 students. The full-time enrollment at Tougaloo College is 657 students and the part-time enrollment is 118. This means that 84.8% of students enrolled at Tougaloo College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Tougaloo College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 95.6% Black or African American, 1.16% Two or More Races, 0.774% White, 0.645% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.516% Hispanic or Latino, 0% Asian, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Tougaloo College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (65%), followed by Black or African American Male (31.3%) and Two or More Races Male (0.458%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (100%), followed by Asian Male (0%) and Asian Female (0%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

84.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Tougaloo College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 775 students. The full-time enrollment at Tougaloo College is 657 and the part-time enrollment is 118. This means that 84.8% of students enrolled at Tougaloo College are enrolled full-time compared with 80.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

70%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Tougaloo College was 70%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Tougaloo College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Black or African American
    741
  2. Two or More Races
    9
  3. White
    6

The enrolled student population at Tougaloo College is 95.6% Black or African American, 1.16% Two or More Races, 0.774% White, 0.645% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.516% Hispanic or Latino, 0% Asian, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.8% White, 13.8% Black or African American, and 13.4% Hispanic or Latino.

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In 2020, 59 more women than men received degrees from Tougaloo College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Tougaloo College is black or african american (103 degrees awarded). There were 103 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (1 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Tougaloo College is General Biological Sciences (21 degrees awarded), followed by Sociology (19 degrees) and General Psychology (12 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Tougaloo College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Social Sciences (34 degrees awarded), Biology (21 degrees), and History (4 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Tougaloo College are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (443,028 people), Other managers (411,250 people), Physicians (408,787 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (323,617 people), and Postsecondary teachers (247,737 people).

The most specialized majors at Tougaloo College are Social Sciences (34 degrees awarded), Biology (21 degrees), History (4 degrees), Human Sciences (6 degrees), and Communications (11 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Tougaloo College are Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Surgeons, Clinical and counseling psychologists, Computer hardware engineers, and Entertainers & performers, sports & related workers, all other

The most specialized majors at Tougaloo College are Social Sciences (34 degrees awarded), Biology (21 degrees), History (4 degrees), Human Sciences (6 degrees), and Communications (11 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Tougaloo College are Elementary & secondary schools (691,186 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (609,007 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (603,607 people), Legal services (357,270 people), and Computer Systems Design (273,138 people).

The most specialized majors at Tougaloo College are Social Sciences (34 degrees awarded), Biology (21 degrees), History (4 degrees), Human Sciences (6 degrees), and Communications (11 degrees).

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Majors Awarded

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Most Common
  1. 21 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 19 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 12 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Tougaloo College was General Biological Sciences with 21 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

25
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
84
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 25 degrees were awarded to men at Tougaloo College, which is 0.298 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (84).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 4 degrees were awarded to men at Tougaloo College in General Biological Sciences, which is 0.235 times less than the 17 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 17 degrees were awarded to women at Tougaloo College in General Biological Sciences, which is 4.25 times more than the 4 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

19%
100% Completion Time
35%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 19% of students graduating from Tougaloo College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 35% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 36% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Black or African American Female
Highest Graduation Rate (43.8%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Tougaloo College is Female and Black or African American (43.8% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Black or African American
    103 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    1 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    0 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Tougaloo College is black or african american (103 degrees awarded). There were 103 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (1 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. Black or African American Female
    81 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Male
    22 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    1 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Tougaloo College is black or african american female (81 degrees awarded). There were 3.68 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (22 degrees).

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Tougaloo College has an endowment valued at nearly $22.8M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $544k (2.38%), compared to the 2.06% average return ($820k on $39.8M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2020, Tougaloo College had a total salary expenditure of $24M. Tougaloo College employs 22 Associate professors, 18 Assistant professors, and 10 Instructors. Most academics at Tougaloo College are Male Associate professors (14), Female Assistant professors(12), and Female Instructors (8).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Tougaloo College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 42 employees, Management, with 39 employees, and Service with 34 employees.

Endowment

$22.8M
2020 Endowment
29.7%
growth from 2019

Tougaloo College has an endowment valued at about $22.8M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Tougaloo College grew 29.7% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $17M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $11.4M - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Tougaloo College received $11.4M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$12.2M
2020 Salaries
6.68%
decline from 2019

In 2020, Tougaloo College paid a median of $12.2M in salaries, which represents 50.9% of their overall expenditure ($24M) and a 6.68% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.41% growth from 2018 and a 18.7% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.4M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.57M
Instructional Salaries
60
Number of Employees

In 2020, Tougaloo College paid a total of $2.57M to 60 employees working as instructors, which represents 21% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.78M (31%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
22 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
42 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Tougaloo College were Associate professor with 22 employees; Assistant professor with 18 employees; and Assistant professor with 10 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Tougaloo College were Office and Administrative Support with 42 employees; Management with 39 employees; and Service with 34 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Associate professor
  2. Female Assistant professor
  3. Female Instructor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Tougaloo College was Male Associate professor with 14 employees, Female Assistant professor with 12 employees, and Female Instructor with 8 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Tougaloo College.

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