Tougaloo College Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Tougaloo College
How hard is it to get into Tougaloo College and can I get accepted? The school has a 75% acceptance rate ranking it #8 in Mississippi for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,664 out of 2,227 applicants were admitted making Tougaloo College a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 72 percent. Tougaloo College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 12% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
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Tougaloo College SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT7%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||470|
|SAT Math 25th||480|
|SAT Composite 25th||950|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||630|
|SAT Math 75th||620|
|SAT Composite 75th||1250|
|Average SAT Score||1100|
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 69 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 950 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 800. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1100 out of 1600. The school ranks #8 in Mississippi for highest average SAT composite score. 7 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.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1250 and Above||Good||>84%|
|1100 to 1250||Avg +||75%-84%|
|950 to 1100||Avg -||64%-75%|
|800 to 950||Reach||51%-64%|
|Less than 800||Low||<51%|
Tougaloo College ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT93%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||15|
|ACT Math 25th||16|
|ACT Composite 25th||16|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||24|
|ACT Math 75th||24|
|ACT Composite 75th||24|
|Average ACT Score||20|
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. The school ranks #10 in Mississippi for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 93 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Tougaloo College.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|24 and Above||Good||>84%|
|20 to 24||Avg +||75%-84%|
|16 to 20||Avg -||64%-75%|
|12 to 16||Reach||51%-64%|
|Less than 12||Low||<51%|
Avg. High School GPA3.17*
Typical High School GradesB
You will need about average high school grades to get into Tougaloo College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Tougaloo College was 3.17 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #9 in Mississippi for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Tougaloo College accepts 75% of students who apply.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||11%||13%||12%|
What are the requirements for admission to Tougaloo College and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|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|
|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.
Frequently Asked Questions
7% of students submit their SAT scores to Tougaloo College. 93% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
75% of those who apply are granted admission to Tougaloo College. Admission competition is and the college has easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 950 and 1250. 7% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.