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Tougaloo College Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

51.8%
Admission Difficulty for Tougaloo College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsModerate
Applicant CompetitionAverage

Can I get into Tougaloo College? The school has a 52% acceptance rate. Last year, 1,183 out of 2,284 applicants were admitted making Tougaloo College a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has moderate requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 74 percent. Only 17% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
930-1250
Applicants Submitting SAT
6%
SAT Scores for Tougaloo College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 460
SAT Math 25th 470
SAT Composite 25th 930
SAT Scores for Tougaloo College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 630
SAT Math 75th 620
SAT Composite 75th 1250
SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Tougaloo College?

Tougaloo College typically requires applicants to be in the top 73 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 930 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 770. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1090 out of 1600. 6 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Tougaloo College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1250 and Above Good >65%
1090 to 1250 Avg + 52%-65%
930 to 1090 Avg - 39%-52%
770 to 930 Reach 27%-39%
Less than 770 Low <27%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
16-24 
Applicants Submitting ACT
94%
ACT Scores for Tougaloo College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 15
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 16
ACT Scores for Tougaloo College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 24
ACT Math 75th 24
ACT Composite 75th 24
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Tougaloo College?

Admission data indicates that Tougaloo College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 16 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 75 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 12 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 24 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 94 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Tougaloo College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Tougaloo College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
24 and Above Good >65%
20 to 24 Avg + 52%-65%
16 to 20 Avg - 39%-52%
12 to 16 Reach 27%-39%
Less than 12 Low <27%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Tougaloo College has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.

Admission Statistics

Tougaloo College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,471 813 2,284
Accepted 801 382 1,183
Acceptance Rate 54% 47% 52%
Enrolled 129 72 201
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 16% 19% 17%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Tougaloo College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Tougaloo College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Tougaloo College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=176406 IPEDS survey data for Tougaloo College.