Alcorn State University

Alcorn State, Mississippi

Alcorn State University Overview

Student population

Address1000 ASU Dr Ste 359
Alcorn State, MS
School Websitewww.alcorn.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above
Size

Remote

StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Alcorn State University is a small public, 4-year college based in Alcorn State, Mississippi that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is post-master's certificate. In the 2019 academic year, 4,314 students applied to Alcorn State University. Of those students, 3,853 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Alcorn State University was $5,732, in addition to fees of $1,352. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Alcorn State University.

Alcorn State University has a 40% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Alcorn State University Requirements

Academic standards

Very High

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The Alcorn State University acceptance rate is 89%. To put this into perspective, 3,853 of the 4,314 students who applied to Alcorn State University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Alcorn State University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Alcorn State University had an SAT score between the range of 820 and 1,140. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Alcorn State University was between 17 and 22 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Alcorn State University as part of their application.

Alcorn State University Cost

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Alcorn State University, the tuition for in-state residents is $5,732. Combined with fees of $1,352, room and board costs of $10,372, other expenses of $4,996 and the $1,580 cost of books and supplies.

Out-of-state students can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $7,084 in tuition.

Students at Alcorn State University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Alcorn State University was $6,350 last year, with 86% of students being awarded federal aid. This shows that if you apply for federal aid, you have a good chance of receiving it.

Alcorn State University Student Life

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio18:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Alcorn State University.

Alcorn State University has a good gender split, with 64% of undergraduates being female and 36% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Mississippi residents; in fact, 62% of all students reside in Mississippi. However, 34% of students come from out-of-state and 4% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Alcorn State University is 18:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need to thrive in your studies.

Alcorn State University Popular Majors and Programs

BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
EDUCATION
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
AGRICULTURAL/ANIMAL/PLANT/VETERINARY SCIENCE AND RELATED FIELDS
MILITARY TECHNOLOGIES AND APPLIED SCIENCES
PSYCHOLOGY
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES/HUMAN SCIENCES

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