Tougaloo College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$10,130
0% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$9,814
After Financial Aid
2016 Student Loan
20.9%
Default Rate
2017 Acceptance Rate
74.7%
2,227 Applicants
2017 Enrolled Students
809
95.8% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
50%
102 Graduates

About

Tougaloo College is a higher education institution located in Madison County, MS. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Tougaloo College were Sociology (28 degrees awarded), General Psychology (15 degrees), and General Biological Sciences (13 degrees).

In 2017, 129 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Tougaloo College. 74.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 25.6% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were black or african american (127 degrees), 127 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (1 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Tougaloo College is $10,130, which is $-15,064 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Tougaloo College is $10,130, which is $-15,064 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $9,814.

In 2017, 98% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 84% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$10,130
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Tougaloo College was $10,130. The cost of tuition at Tougaloo College is $-15,064 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

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Average Net Price

$9,814
2017 Value
21.2%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 Tougaloo College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $9,814. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Tougaloo College grew by 21.2%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,050
Room and Board
$1,300
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Tougaloo College was of $6,050 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,300. The cost of room and board did not change between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

98%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
84%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

98% of undergraduate students at Tougaloo College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 5.38% with respect to 2016, when 93% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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20.9%
2016 Default Rate
68
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Tougaloo College was 20.9%, which represents 68 out of the 326 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Tougaloo College received 2,227 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 2.5% annual decline. Out of those 2,227 applicants, 1,664 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 74.7% acceptance rate.

There were 809 students enrolled at Tougaloo College in 2017, and 7% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Tougaloo College has an overall enrollment yield of 11.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

74.7%
Acceptance Rate in 2017
1,664
Accepted Out of 2,227

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Tougaloo College was 74.7% (1,664 admissions from 2,227 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 51.8%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -2.5%, while admissions grew by 40.7%.

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SAT Scores

7%
Submission Percentage
14
Scores Submitted

7% of enrolled first-time students at Tougaloo College in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Tougaloo College has a total enrollment of 809 students. The full-time enrollment at Tougaloo College is 775 students and the part-time enrollment is 34. This means that 95.8% of students enrolled at Tougaloo College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Tougaloo College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 97.2% Black or African American, 0.618% Hispanic or Latino, 0.247% White, 0% Asian, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0% Two or More Races, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Tougaloo College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (65.5%), followed by Black or African American Male (32.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (0.392%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (100%), followed by Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders Male (0%) and Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders Female (0%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

95.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Tougaloo College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 809 students. The full-time enrollment at Tougaloo College is 775 and the part-time enrollment is 34. This means that 95.8% of students enrolled at Tougaloo College are enrolled full-time compared with 80.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

68%
2017 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 68%. 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
    786
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    5
  3. White
    2

The enrolled student population at Tougaloo College is 97.2% Black or African American, 0.618% Hispanic or Latino, 0.247% White, 0% Asian, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0% Two or More Races, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.9% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.6% Hispanic or Latino.

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Graduates

In 2017, 63 more women than men received degrees from Tougaloo College. The majority of degree recipients at Tougaloo College are black or african american (127 degrees awarded). There were 127 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 Sociology (28 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (15 degrees) and General Biological Sciences (13 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 Human Sciences (15 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (40 degrees), and English (9 degrees).

Workforce

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 (367,911 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (351,029 people), Other managers (316,387 people), Postsecondary teachers (227,569 people), and Chief executives & legislators (124,455 people).

The most specialized majors at Tougaloo College are Human Sciences (15 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (40 degrees), English (9 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (10 degrees), and Physical Sciences (6 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Tougaloo College are Surgeons, Electrical & electronics engineers, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Tougaloo College are Human Sciences (15 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (40 degrees), English (9 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (10 degrees), and Physical Sciences (6 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 (639,720 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (484,871 people), Legal services (306,389 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (268,423 people), and Computer Systems Design (224,575 people).

The most specialized majors at Tougaloo College are Human Sciences (15 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (40 degrees), English (9 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (10 degrees), and Physical Sciences (6 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Tougaloo College.
Most Common
  1. 28 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 15 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 13 degree-majorss awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Tougaloo College was Sociology with 28 degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 33
  2. 96

In 2017, 33 degrees were awarded to men at Tougaloo College, which is 0.344 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (96).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 8 degrees were awarded to men at Tougaloo College in Sociology, which is 0.4 times less than the 20 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 20 degrees were awarded to women at Tougaloo College in Sociology, which is 2.5 times more than the 8 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

25%
100% Completion Time
42%
150% Completion Time

In 2017, 25% of students graduating from Tougaloo College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 42% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 44% 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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Tougaloo College is Male and Hispanic or Latino (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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
    127 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    1 degrees awarded
  3. White
    1 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Tougaloo College is black or african american (127 degrees awarded). There were 127 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 Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. Black or African American Female
    95 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Male
    32 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    1 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Tougaloo College is black or african american female (95 degrees awarded). There were 2.97 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (32 degrees).

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Operations

Tougaloo College has an endowment valued at nearly $13M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.3M (9.99%), compared to the 7.76% average return ($2.88M on $37.1M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2017, Tougaloo College had a total salary expenditure of $24.1M. Tougaloo College employs 26 Associate professors, 19 Assistant professors, and 11 Professors. Most academics at Tougaloo College are Male Associate professors (14), Female Associate professors(12), and Female Assistant professors (12).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Tougaloo College are: Management, with 41 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 39 employees, and Service with 29 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$13M
2017 Endowment
3.73%
growth from 2016

Tougaloo College has an endowment valued at about $13M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Tougaloo College grew 3.73% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $24.1M 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. $8.68M - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Tougaloo College received $8.68M 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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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$10.6M
2017 Salaries
16.3%
growth from 2016

In 2017, Tougaloo College paid a median of $10.6M in salaries, which represents 44.2% of their overall expenditure ($24.1M) and a 16.3% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.67% growth from 2015 and a 41.7% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 14.2M (38.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.91M
Instructional Salaries
65
Number of Employees

In 2017, Tougaloo College paid a total of $2.91M to 65 employees working as instructors, which represents 27.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $8.01M (34.6%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
26 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
41 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Tougaloo College were Associate professor with 26 employees; Assistant professor with 19 employees; and Assistant professor with 11 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Tougaloo College were Management with 41 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 39 employees; and Service with 29 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Tougaloo College was Male Associate professor with 14 employees, Female Associate professor with 12 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 12 employees.

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