Talladega College is a nonprofit private historically black institution located in Talladega, Alabama. Most historically black colleges and universities (also known as HBCUs) were established after the civil war to provide newly freed African Americans with educational opportunities. The school maintains a United Church of Christ affiliation, which is evident in the role it plays in program curriculums and daily life at the school. Talladega College, with only approximately 710 students enrolled, provides a high ratio of teachers to students and personalized education as part of its commitment to students.
Here is a list of some of the popular programs Talladega College offers:
- African-American Studies
- Business Administration
- English and Language Arts Teacher Education
The school has an open enrollment policy, admitting all applicants that meet the basic requirements for admission. Submission of transcripts, test scores, and letters of recommendations may be required for certain programs.
The cost of undergraduate tuition is around $12,000, but may change each year. Students are encouraged to use the school's tuition calculator to better estimate their personal tuition costs. School housing is available on-campus for students. The annual cost of housing is around $2,600. This school may provide financial aid for students who qualify as scholarships, grants, and loans.
The Talladega College "Tornadoes" compete in a number of intercollegiate sports through participation in the NAIA. Available athletic programs offered may include the following:
- Baseball (NAIA Division I)
- Basketball (NAIA Division I)
- Golf (NAIA Division I)
- Soccer (NAIA Division I)
Students may visit the school's http://www.talladega.edu to see additional information.
Admission Requirements & Details
The admissions information below may provide a better idea of the candidates Talladega College accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP college credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- Life Experience Credits
- AP Course Credits
Talladega College has a total student population of about 990. The enrollment breakdown by academic level is 35% enrolling as graduate students and 100% as undergraduate students.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Tuition is estimated to be around $12,000 per year for in-state and nonresident students
- The estimated tuition for part time students is around $470 to $560 per unit
- The estimated cost for on campus dorms & meals is around $7,800, which includes nineteen meals provided per week
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||100%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||82%||$9,584|
|Receiving Student Loans||84%||$5,644|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help support students, Talladega College may offer services to students including:
- Online classes
- Counseling assistance
- Employing students to lower education costs
- Employment search assistance
Talladega College has a very high graduation rate when compared to other similar schools in the area.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||82%|
Talladega College is a Member of National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), with many of the sports belonging to the NAIA Division I classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Baseball (Gulf Coast Athletic Conference)
- Basketball (Gulf Coast Athletic Conference)
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Talladega College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Mathematics and Statistics
Public Administration and Social Services
Security and Protective Services
Visual and Performing Arts
Other 4-Year Private Colleges
The list of schools below have been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Talladega College.
- University of Montevallo in Montevallo, AL (42 miles away)
- Gordon College in Barnesville, GA (116 miles away)
- Georgia Gwinnett College in Lawrenceville, GA (127 miles away)
- University of North Alabama in Florence, AL (130 miles away)
- Georgia Southwestern State University in Americus, GA (150 miles away)
See a list of all the colleges and universities by clicking on one of the links below:
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- Compare this school to other Alabama liberal arts colleges
- See other Christian and Bible Colleges in Alabama
Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Talladega College for official up-to-date information.