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Tougaloo College held its 32nd Annual Business Luncheon on February 14, 2020. AT&T Mississippi, Entergy Mississippi, Sanderson Farms, Kroger and Trustmark

presented checks to the College, ranging from $15,000 to $35,000. Former Touglaoo College Board chair Wesley F. Prater, MD, received the Tougaloo College Chairman’s Award.

Choral Music Workshop with Stacey V. Gibbs




The Tougaloo College Art Collections have been announced as the Mississippi Arts Commission 2020 Governor's Arts Awards for Preservation of the Arts.

Summer Science & Engineering Program
May 31 - June 26, 2020
(Application deadline March 31, 2020)

Tougaloo College offers a four-week summer program

  • The program will have two tracks to select one:
    1) Physical Science and Engineering, 2) Biological Science.
  • Students will be provided free room & board. A cash stipend of up to $200 will also be provided to students who will attend Tougaloo College in fall of 2019.
  • Graduating High School seniors with a GPA 2.75 or higher and a composite ACT score of 18 can apply.
  • Apply Early. Apply online HERE.
  • Decision will be made by April 19.

Under the auspices of the Office of Academic Affairs, the College sponsors the Federal TRiO Programs which provide academic support services to middle schools, high schools, and the adult population.

Application deadline is April 24, 2020 for the following:

  • Upward Bound I Program: May 31st - July 9th, 2020
  • Upward Bound II Program: May 31st - July 9th, 2020
  • Upward Bound Math & Science Program: May 31st - July 9th, 2020
  • Educational Talent Search Program: May 31st - July 3, 2020

Inclusion In National Museum Of African American History And Culture

The story of Tougaloo College and its beginnings will soon be shared worldwide via the world’s largest  museum, education and research complex, the Smithsonian Institute. The College’s Post-Antebellum to mid-20th century artifacts are being added to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture.


Tougaloo College: A Special Place

Tougaloo College is a private, independent, liberal arts institution, offering undergraduate degrees in twenty-nine majors in the areas of education, the humanities, natural sciences, and social sciences, and graduate degrees in teaching and child development. Since its founding in 1869, the College has maintained a rich tradition of excellence, relevance, and influence, creating a legacy of distinction in higher education. According to the National Science Foundation, Tougaloo ranks among the top twenty-five U.S. institutions whose graduates earn their Ph.D. degrees in the science and engineering disciplines. The Washington Monthly lists Tougaloo among the top ten Best Bang for the Buck colleges in the nation. And, the Educate to Career College Rankings Index ranked the College #23 out of the 1222 U.S. institutions included in the rankings for best economic value. Tougaloo College is any student's passport to success.

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