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June 3 to June 29, 2018 (Application deadline March 15, 2018)

Tougaloo College offers a four-week summer program

  • The program will have two tracks to select one:
    1) Physical Science and Pre-Engineering  2) Biological Science.
  • Students will be provided free room & board. A cash stipend of up to $200 will also be provided to students joining Tougaloo.
  • Graduating High School seniors with a GPA 2.75 or higher can apply.
  • Limited seats. Apply Early. Apply online HERE

Tougaloo College is a valuable economic engine in its community, generating substantial economic returns year after year. A landmark study commissioned by UNCF—HBCUs Make America Strong: The Positive Economic Impact of Historically Black Colleges and Universities—found that Tougaloo’s annual impact is robust and far-reaching.

Tougaloo College awarded W. K. Kellogg Foundation grant for new film on the life and legacy of Fannie Lou Hamer

The historic Tougaloo College is proud to announce support from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) for a new documentary that will explore the life and legacy of Mississippi native and civil rights icon, Fannie Lou Hamer.

Tougaloo selected January 2018 School of the Month by the Tom Joyner Foundation


Opening Event

Reggae & Jazz on the campus lawn

Monday, March 19th, 2018

12:00 noon

30th Annual Business Luncheon celebrates Tougaloo’s Economic Impact

February 23, 2018 will mark the 30th Anniversary of the Tougaloo College Annual Business Luncheon. The event is designed to bring together many of the state's most preeminent business, government and educational leaders, as well as those in other private and public sector organizations who understand the need for business and education to work together to build better futures.

Tougaloo College
Presidential Lecture Series

“Critical Conversations About Social Justice and Racial Equity”

On Thursday, October 26th, 6:00 p.m. in historic Woodworth Chapel at Tougaloo College. The guest lecturer will be renowned author, professor of African American studies at Princeton University, social justice advocate, and television commentator Dr. Eddie S. Glaude, Jr.

Call For Artists

  • No Entry Fee
  • From high school to professional artists
  • All Media Accepted

Around 21 million men, women and children around the world are still in the some form of slavery. (ILO) Use your talent and creativity to raise awareness.

Science, Language Arts and Mathematics (SLAM) Workshops

SLAM Workshop I (for students who will have completed 9th grade by June 2018): July 5 - July 27, 2018.
SLAM Workshop II (for students who will have completed 10th grade by June 2018): June 4 - June 29, 2018.
SLAM Workshop III (for students who will have completed 11th grade by June 2018): June 4 - June 29, 2018.


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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