Alcorn State University

Alcorn State University

Alcorn State, Mississippi


Admissions

Undergraduate Application Fee

$0

Admissions Website

www.alcorn.edu/admissions

Admissions Statistics

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%

Alcorn State University has acceptance rate of 44% for male students and 67% for female students. 1,952 male students applied to Alcorn State University compared to 3,284 female students. 44% of the male students that applied got accepted, and 21% of the males students that got accepted enrolled compared to 67% of the female students that applied got accepted, and 16% of the female students that got accepted enrolled.

Applicants by Gender

Male Female
Number of Applicants1,9523,284
Percent Admitted44%67%
Percent Admitted who Enrolled21%16%

Admissions Considerations

Students applying to Alcorn State University are required to submit secondary school GPA, secondary school record and admission test scores (SAT/ACT) for admission. In contrast, applicants are recommended (but not required) to submit secondary school rank for admission.

What matters for admission

Open admission policyNo
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programNeither required nor recommended
RecommendationsConsidered but not required
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)Required

SAT Scores

10% of the enrolled students at Alcorn State University submitted SAT scores. The estimated average SAT composite score for Alcorn State University is 880. Amongst the enrolled students that submitted SAT scores to Alcorn State University, 50% have SAT composite scores ranging from 800 to 970. 25% of enrolled students have SAT composite scores below 800 whereas 25% of the enrolled students have SAT composite scores above 970.

SAT Composite Range

800 - 970

Students Submitting SAT

10%

The SAT reading score at Alcorn State University ranged from 410 to 510. The SAT math score at Alcorn State University ranged from 390 to 460.

SAT Reading Range410 - 510
SAT Math Range390 - 460

SAT lower and upper ranges are the 25th and 75th percentile of SAT scores of the enrolled students.

ACT Scores

90% of the enrolled students at Alcorn State University submitted ACT scores. The estimated average ACT composite score for Alcorn State University is 20. Amongst the enrolled students that submitted ACT scores to Alcorn State University, 50% have ACT composite scores ranging from 16 to 24. 25% of enrolled students have ACT composite scores below 16 whereas 25% of the enrolled students have ACT composite scores above 24.

ACT Composite Range

16 - 24

Students Submitting ACT

90%

The ACT english score at Alcorn State University ranged from 17 to 25. The ACT math score at Alcorn State University ranged from 17 to 24.

ACT English Range17 - 25
ACT Math Range17 - 24

ACT lower and upper ranges are the 25th and 75th percentile of ACT scores of the enrolled students.

Credits Accepted

Credit TypeAccepted
Dual CreditYes
Credit for Life ExperiencesNo
Advanced Placement (AP) CreditsYes