Tougaloo College has a longstanding commitment to providing a quality education to its students. This institution firmly believes that learning is continuous, and therefore subscribes to the notion of lifelong learning. Each student who applies to Tougaloo is reviewed carefully based on entrance requirements as defined by the College. In choosing its student body, the College does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, religion, national origin, or personal disabilities. All students admitted to the College will be screened, using placement and diagnostic measures in writing, reading, mathematics and other pertinent subjects as determined by the Office of Institutional Research, Assessment and Planning in concert with program chairs and directors in writing, reading, mathematics and other pertinent subjects.
Tougaloo has been noted in U.S. News and World Report, Money Magazine, The Chronicle of Higher Education and other publications for its student selectivity. Tougaloo is quality-driven and has historically provided for young people to have guaranteed access to higher education. It reserves the right to grant or deny admission based on recommendations from the Admissions Committee.