Alcorn State University

Alcorn State University

Alcorn State, Mississippi


Alcorn State University

Alcorn State University is a public, four or more years institution located in Alcorn State, Mississippi. The campus is situated in a remote rural area and is home to 3,069 undergraduate students.

Frequently Asked

How difficult is it to get into Alcorn State University?

Admission into Alcorn State University is fairly competitive with an acceptance rate of 58%. Male students have an acceptance rate of 44% compared to female students with an acceptance rate of 67%.

What SAT score is required for Alcorn State University?

The SAT scores of admitted students range from 800 to 970.

What ACT score is required for Alcorn State University?

The ACT scores of admitted students range from 16 to 24.

How much does it cost to attend Alcorn State University?

The cost of undergraduate tuition and fees for attending Alcorn State University for an academic year is $7,290. Both in-state and out-of-state students pay the same tuition. Including the cost of living of $16,976 (for room and board, books and supplies and other miscellaneous expenses), raises the cost from $7,290 to $24,266 for an academic year. 88% of undergraduate students at Alcorn State University receive financial aid reducing the average cost paid by students to $13,907.

What degrees are offered at Alcorn State University?

The degrees offered at Alcorn State University include "associate's degree", "bachelor's degree", "master's degree", "post-master's certificate" and "doctor's degree - research/scholarship".

What are the popular majors at Alcorn State University?

The most popular programs/majors at Alcorn State University include "Biology, General", "Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities"" and "Business Administration, Management and Operations".

What is the graduation rate at Alcorn State University?

The graduation rate at Alcorn State University is 41%.

What is the debt of graduating Alcorn State University students? What is the earnings?

The median debt of Alcorn State University students is $19,250 and after college, former students in their mid-career (10 years after entry) earn an average salary of $35,000.

Overview

College Category

Degree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or above

Student-to-faculty Ratio

16

Awards Offered

Associate's degree

Bachelor's degree

Master's degree

Post-master's certificate

Doctor's degree - research/scholarship

City

Alcorn State

College Type

Public

Campus Housing

Yes

Location Setting

Remote Rural

Average Grant or Scholarship Aid

$9,738

General

Address

1000 ASU Dr Ste 359
Alcorn State, Mississippi 39096-7500

College Website

www.alcorn.edu

Phone

(601) 877-6100

Admissions Website

www.alcorn.edu/admissions

Admissions

Alcorn State University has an acceptance rate of 58%. The acceptance rate of 58% implies that for every 100 students that applied 58 students got accepted. 5,236 students appied to Alcorn State University. 58% of the students that applied got accepted, and 17% that that got accepted enrolled.

Number of Applicants

5,236

Acceptance Rate

58%

The SAT composite score at Alcorn State University ranged from 800 to 970. The ACT composite score at Alcorn State University ranged from 16 to 24.

SAT Composite800 - 970
ACT Composite16 - 24
Application Fee$0
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Costs to Attend

The cost for undergraduate students to attend Alcorn State University for an academic year can be broken down into $5,910 for tuition, $1,380 for fees, $1,586 for books and supplies, $10,374 for room and board and $5,016 for other expenses. The cost for in-state and out-of-state students is the same.

Tuition and Fees

$7,290
Tuition$5,910
Fees$1,380
Books and supplies$1,586
Room and board$10,374
Other expenses$5,016
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Students

Alcorn State University has 3,069 undergradute students. 36% of the undergraduate students are male compared to 64% female.

Undergradute Enrollment

3,069

Enrollment by gender

36%

36% men

64%

64% women

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Academics

The graduation rate for undergraduate students at Alcorn State University is 41%. The graduation rate for male undergraduate students is 34% compared to 45% for female undergraduate students.

The retention rate for undergraduate students at Alcorn State University is 80%. Retention rate is the percentage of first-time undergraduate students who return to continue their studies the following fall semester.

Graduation Rate

41%

Graduation Rate by Gender

34%

34% men

45%

45% women

Retention Rate

80%
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After College

The average earnings of former students working 10 years after entry at Alcorn State University is $35,000 with 25% of former students having earnings less than $18,600 compared to 25% former students having earnings greater than $47,100.

Mean Earnings After 10 Years

$35,000

Earnings Range After 10 Years

$18,600 - $47,100

Percent Earning Over $25,000 After 10 Years

59%

The percent of former students working 10 years after entry at Alcorn State University is 88% compared to 12% of former students 10 years after entry not working.

Working Status

88%

88% percent_working

12%

12% percent_not_working

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Programs and Majors

The largest programs/majors at Alcorn State University include "Biology, General" with 103 graduates followed by "Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities" with 82 graduates, "Business Administration, Management and Operations" with 33 graduates, "Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursin" with 33 graduates and "Social Work" with 31 graduates.

Program/MajorGraduates
Biology, General103
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities82
Business Administration, Management and Operations33
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursin33
Social Work31

ⓘ Graduates by program are reported for students receiving bachelors degree.

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