Alcorn State University

Alcorn State University

Alcorn State, Mississippi

Tuition and Fees

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
Other expenses$5,016

Tuition Plans

Any alternative tuition plans offered by institutionYes
Tuition guaranteed planNo
Prepaid tuition planNo
Tuition payment planYes
Other alternative tuition planNo

Financial Aid

88% of undergradate students at Alcorn State University received financial aid. The distribution of financial aid types at Alcorn State University consists of 88% receiving grant or scholarship aid of $9,738 on average, 70% receiving pell grants of $5,323 on average, 47% receiving institutional grants or scholarships of $8,450 on average, and 69% receiving federal student loans of $6,099 on average.

Average Grant/Scholarship Aid


Awarded any Financial Aid

Aid TypeNumber ReceivingPercent ReceivingAverage Aid Received
Grant or scholarship aid53088%$9,738
Pell grants42170%$5,323
Institutional grants or scholarships28247%$8,450
Federal student loans41269%$6,099

Net Price

Average Net Price


Net prices changes by family income and financial need. Net price typically increases with increase in family income because of higher amounts of financial aid available to students belonging to lower income families. Students in the lowest $0 – $30,000 family income bracket paid net price of $13,687 compared to net price of $13,752 in the $30,001 – $48,000 family income bracket, $17,792 in the $48,001 – $75,000 family income bracket, $17,269 in the $75,001 – $110,000 family income bracket and $20,500 in the $110,001 or more family income bracket.

Net Price by Family Income

Family IncomeNet Price Paid
$0 – $30,000$13,687
$30,001 – $48,000$13,752
$48,001 – $75,000$17,792
$75,001 – $110,000$17,269
$110,001 or more$20,500

Net price reflects the actual cost to attend after accounting for finanical aid. Net price includes tuition, books, living costs, and other expenses after subtracting federal financial aid received by students.

Sticker Price

The cost for a 4 year bachelors degree at Alcorn State University is $97,676. The cost reported is aggregated over 4 years and includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, room and board, and other miscellaneous expenses. The year to year increases in tuition and cost of living are accounted by applying a rate of increase of 0% which is based on the average rate of increase in the last 2 years as reported by Alcorn State University. The actual net cost paid by students could be lower because financial aid is not accounted for in this cost. The cost for in-state and out-of-state students is the same.

4-year Sticker Price

Year Sticker Price