Tougaloo College

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Tougaloo College


Graduates

  • 30% have a job after 6 months
  • 15% have a job after 1 year
  • 10% have a job after 2 years

Tuition

$9,755 / year

Room and Board

$5,270

Application deadline

Rolling

Application fee

$25




Educational Resources

Libraries

The library is online with several electronic databases including JSTOR, EBSCO Academic Search Premier database, Chemical Society database,Newsbank NewsFile Collection, ERIC, and NetLibrary; special collections in the library include the Civil Rights Library and Archives (considered to one of the foremost repositories of the history of the Civil Rights Movement, includes works of Fannie Lou Hamer, Medgar Evers, Martin Luther King, Jr. among others); other notable writers, poets and blues great, B.B. King have donated original papers to the collection

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 190,258 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 221 current serial subscriptions.
  • 7,371 microforms.
  • 696 Audio/Visual items.
  • 40,848 e-books.

Museums & Art

Medgar Wiley Evers Museum (home of Evers and family and where he was assassinated) is owned and maintained by the College

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 200 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 24 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 80 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 30 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is not available.
  • 75% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance

Remedial

reading, math, writing, study skills

Counseling

minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, religious

Career

co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 65% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 10% of housing units are Singles.
  • 60% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 30% of housing units are Triples.
  • In total, there are 30 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 100% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 75% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 50% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is not permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Founders' Week, Humanities Festival, Tougaloo Art Colony, UNCF Masquerade Ball, Two Rivers Gala
  • Student activities: choral groups, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, student government, student newspaper, student film society, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 52 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Alpha Chi National Honor Scholarship Society, Alpha Kappa Delta International Sociology Honor Society, Alpha Kappa Mu Honor Society, Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Tougaloo United Church of Christ
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Concert Choir, Women's Choral Ensemble, Men's Choral Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble, Gamma Phi Delta Business Sorority, Gospel Choir, Cheerleaders, Dancing Divas, NAACP, Pre-Alumni Council, Student Government Association, Future Leaders of America, Computer Science Club, Pre-Law Society
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Harambee (bi-weekly)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Jackson (5), Gulfport/Biloxi (110)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Jackson (3)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Jackson (3)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 30% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is not available.
  • 10% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 3,000
  • Freshman are discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 4 fraternities
  • 0 fraternity houses
  • 20% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 4 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses
  • 20% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (Jackson State University)
  • Airforce ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (Jackson State University)
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance mandatory, class attendance policies set by individual instructors, dress/hair code, honor code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited

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