Talladega College Admissions: Everything You Want to and Need to Know

Overview of Talladega College

The oldest private HBCU in Alabama, Talladega College, is a four-year institution situated in Talladega, Alabama. The institution offers 17 academic majors across its divisions. Academics are backed by a 22 to 1 student/faculty ratio. Students will find it easy to stay engaged outside of the classroom, for Talladega is home to a host of student organizations and clubs, intramurals, and sororities and fraternities. The institution is a member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA).


  • Total Enrollment: 1,212 (1,208 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 51% Male/49% Female
  • 90% Full-time

Cost of Attendance Information

  • Tuition and Fees: $13,571
  • Books: $1,370
  • Room and Board: $6,704
  • Other Expenses: $2,100
  • Total Cost: $23,745

Financial Aid Information

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 100%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 100%
    • Loans: 100%
  • Mean Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $11.246
    • Loans: $9,353

Academic Programs Offered

  • Most Popular Majors: Business Administration and Management, General; Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration; Psychology, General; Biology/Biological Sciences, General; and Mass Communication/Media Studies

Retention and Graduation

  • First-Year Student Retention (full-time students): 70%
  • Transfer-out Rate: 4%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 14%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 24%

NCAA Athletic Programs

  • Men’s Sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Track and Field
  • Women’s Sports: Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, Volleyball

Overview of Talladega College Admissions

Talladega College has open admissions, meaning any individual who meets the admissions requirements has the opportunity to study at the school. It has a robust admissions process that involves a multitude of academic measures. Applicants must complete an online application. A persuasive essay and glowing recommendation letters can bolster your application, along with being involved with student organizations and attempting a challenging course load. Students with unique talents and accomplishments can still receive strong consideration even if their GPAs are outside of the admissions offices mean range. After applying, students will receive a message from an admissions counselor about the application process’s next steps. Interested students should check out the university’s website, which has helpful tips and contact information for the admissions offices.

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Safety Net Schools: Easy to Gain Admission

If past admission data predicts that you would be a competitive candidate for Talladega College, then it should be easy for you to gain admissions to the schools below. If Talladega College is currently out of your reach, then you are sure to be a competitive candidate for the schools below.

Troy University, Rust College, Jacksonville State University, Stillman College

Same Tier: Just As Hard to Gain Admission

If you’re a competitive candidate for Talladega College, then you should have an equal chance of gaining admissions at these schools.

Tuskegee University, Alabama State University, Grambling State University, Shaw University

Reach Institutions: Gaining Admissions Will be More of a Challenge

These schools are more challenging to gain admission into than Talladega College. If you improve your GPA and SAT/ACT scores, then you’ll be a competitive candidate for these schools.

Alabama A&M University, Clark Atlanta University, Florida A&M

Applying to Talladega College

Application Deadline: Rolling

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