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Tougaloo College

Tougaloo, Mississippi

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Tougaloo College

Private 4 Year

About Tougaloo College

Tougaloo College is a private, co-educational, historically black, liberal arts institution of higher education founded in 1869, in Madison County, north of Jackson, Mississippi, United States. Originally established by New York–based Christian missionaries for the education of freed slaves and their offspring, from 1871 until 1892 the college served as a teachers' training school funded by the state of Mississippi.

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Located in Tougaloo, Mississippi.

500 W County Line Rd, Tougaloo, MS, 39174, Madison County

Tougaloo College Rankings

Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.

2022 Best Colleges in America

#1135 of 6828

2022 Best Colleges in Mississippi

#12 of 59

2022 Best Private Colleges in Mississippi

#6 of 34

Most Popular Majors

The most popular major at Tougaloo College is Social Sciences followed by Human Sciences, Psychology, Biomedical and Parks & Recreation.

Graduation Rate

Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from Tougaloo College within four or six years.

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Notable Alumni