Tougaloo, MS — Tougaloo College has been ranked No. 3 among the 2022-2023 Top Performers on Social Mobility and No. 12 in Historically Black Colleges and Universities by the U.S. News & World Report. Now in its 38th year, the rankings evaluate more than 1,450 colleges and universities on up to 17 measures of academic quality.
“Our persistent pursuit to preserving and advancing excellence is a commitment. This latest recognition will inspire and motivate us to continuously move our institution forward, as we prepare our students to enter a complex world with bigger responsibilities and challenges,” Tougaloo College President Dr. Carmen J. Walters said.
U.S. News & World Report publishes the Best Colleges rankings each year to provide prospective students and their families with helpful data and information on factors such as graduation rates, social mobility, and graduate indebtedness.
"For nearly 40 years, the Best Colleges methodology has continuously evolved to reflect changes in the higher education landscape and the interests of prospective students," said Kim Castro, editor and chief content officer at U.S. News. "Guiding that evolution is U.S. News' mission of providing useful data and information to help with one of life's biggest decisions."
Prospective students can see how Tougaloo College compares to other institutions and how the rankings are calculated on USNews.com.