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.
Degree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or above
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Average Grant or Scholarship Aid
Address1000 ASU Dr Ste 359
Alcorn State, Mississippi 39096-7500
Online Application Website
Financial Aid Website
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
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 Composite||800 - 970|
|ACT Composite||16 - 24|
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
|Books and supplies||$1,586|
|Room and board||$10,374|
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.
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
Earnings Range After 10 Years
Percent Earning Over $25,000 After 10 Years
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.
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.
|Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities||82|
|Business Administration, Management and Operations||33|
|Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursin||33|
ⓘ Graduates by program are reported for students receiving bachelors degree.View all Programs and Majors