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Talladega College is a private institution that was founded in 1867. It has a city setting and the campus size is 50 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Talladega College's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is National Liberal Arts Colleges, Tier 2. Its tuition and fees are $11,492 (2011-12).
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The 143-year-old college was the first in the state of Alabama to admit all persons regardless of race, gender, religious preference, or national origin. Today, it continues to instill in its students the value of understanding all cultures to better serve all of mankind. For that reason, Talladega's graduates are widely sought after and represent the best in all arenas. The small, quaint campus is known for its family-like atmosphere in which students are nurtured by faculty, staff, and administrators alike. Exposure to the arts, politics, business and opportunities to explore scientific pursuits are the college's strengths.
|School type||private, coed college|
|Religious affiliation||United Church of Christ|
When applying to Talladega College, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. The application fee at Talladega College is $25. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 51.2 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||51.2% 4|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||N/A|
The student-faculty ratio at Talladega College is 12:1. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 59.3 percent.
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Talladega College is part of the NAIA athletic conference.
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|Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity||N/A|
|Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority||N/A|
|Collegiate athletic association||NAIA|
Campus Info & Services
Talladega College offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, and health insurance. Talladega College also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols and late night transport/escort service. Of the students at Talladega College, 35 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Talladega College.
|Students who have cars on campus||35%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
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|Tuition and fees||$11,492 (2011-12)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data