Tougaloo College

Tougaloo, MS
School Type:
4-year, Private
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Admission Requirements
Required GPA
Required SAT
Required ACT
Quick facts
  • Founded: 1869
  • Enrollment: 677
  • Mascot: Bulldogs
  • Colors: Royal Blue and Scarlet
  • Motto: Where History Meets the Future
  • Campus Setting: City
  • Campus Housing: Yes
Short description

Tougaloo College, located in Tougaloo, Mississippi, is a distinguished private institution with a rich history dating back to its founding in 1869. Established during the Reconstruction era, the college was a beacon of hope and opportunity, providing education to formerly enslaved individuals and their descendants. Over the years, Tougaloo College has played a significant role in the civil rights movement and continues to be a center for academic excellence and social justice.

With an enrollment of 677 students, Tougaloo College offers a close-knit community and a supportive learning environment. The college provides a variety of Associate’s, Bachelor’s, and Master’s degree programs, with popular majors in Biology, Psychology, and Political Science. These programs are designed to foster critical thinking, leadership, and a commitment to social change.

In athletics, Tougaloo College competes in the NAIA Division I within the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference. The college's athletic teams, known as the Bulldogs and Lady Bulldogs, proudly represent the school in various sports competitions, wearing the colors Royal Blue and Scarlet. Tougaloo College remains dedicated to its motto, "Where History Meets the Future," by honoring its past while preparing students to make meaningful contributions in the modern world.

Admissions & Financial Aid
  • Admissions: (601) 977-6180  
  • Admissions email: Pscott2@tougaloo.edu

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  • Financial Aid: (601) 977-7766
  • Financial Aid email: finaid@tougaloo.edu

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Popular Majors
  • Biology
  • Psychology
  • Political Science

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NAIA Division I - Gulf Coast Athletic Conference (Gulf) 

Team Name: Bulldogs & Lady Bulldogs

Men's Sports:

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Soccer
  • Tennis

Women's Sports:

  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Soccer
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball

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