Talladega College can be found in Talladega, AL (a town not particularly near any major cities). One of the defining characteristics of the school is its status as a United Church of Christ school. Talladega College is a private, not-for-profit institution. The Bachelor's degree is the highest degree at the school.
The most common majors at Talladega College are in mathematics, music, science, therapy and counseling.
The school is welcoming, and offers open admission to students who meet its minimum qualifications.
Classes at Talladega College are less crowded than at many schools. A tenure system is one way the school works to keep a high-quality staff.
In 2007-2008, 350 students were enrolled in Talladega College. The school has a large minority student population.
Talladega College has a residential or campus feel. Student dorms or apartments are common at the school. Talladega College offers students meal plans. The school student athletes compete in Division I Independents, Division I Independents competitions.
The school reports its educational mission is:
"Talladega is a college where fostering leadership is a tradition. Since its founding in 1867, it has sought to instill in its graduates the values of morality, intellectual excellence and hard work. The College seeks to nurture the whole person through close, personal relations between faculty and students and by providing experiences that develop a strong personal value system and a sense of responsibility to the local community and to the world. Talladega College believes that an essential part of leadership is skill in communications. Thus, it places special emphasis on the ability to listen and to read critically, to write and to speak with clarity and to think analytically and strategically. The College also emphasizes its historic achievements in the sciences and humanities, secure in the knowledge that all disciplines are illuminated by a broad-based grounding in the liberal arts. The College maintains its tradition of preparing students thoroughlyùnot only for the world of workùbut also for advanced graduate education. The College is also mindful that it is part of a larger universe of nations, cultures, races and religions and seeks to instill an understanding and appreciation of those differences through its curriculum, and multicultural faculty. Talladega College is dedicated to producing humane, well-rounded leaders who think independently, are secure in their sense of themselves, are open to intellectual growth and prompted to serve their community."
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