Tougaloo College

  • Tougaloo College


  • Founded in 1869, Tougaloo College is an elite, private, historically black, co-educational, four–year liberal arts institution, located in Tougaloo, Mississippi. The college, just 10 miles from the Capitol City (Jackson, Mississippi), sits at the northern edge. Encompassing the original 500 acres and nationally recognized as the “Cradle of the Civil Rights Movement,” Tougaloo has 29 Baccalaureate Degree Programs and 2 Master’s Degree Programs. Rich in cultural fiber, this United Negro College Fund (UNCF) affiliated institution is a leading producer of African American health professionals including doctors and dentists, attorneys and educators (teachers, principals and school superintendents) in the State of Mississippi. According to the 2020 College Consensus’s Top 50 Consensus Ranked HBCUs, Tougaloo is ranked as one of the top five historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs).



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  • Tougaloo College enjoys a rich and exciting history with Greek Life. Tougaloo College offers an opportunity for the development of leadership skills. Through group dynamics and interaction, students learn more about themselves and others and how to work effectively in group situations. Teams, represent the faculty, staff, students, and all phases of the Tougaloo College community. Sports include basketball, softball and flag football. Other recreational activities include, but not limited to, pool, table tennis, card games, dominoes, board games and video games.

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