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Alcorn State University

Alcorn State University is a Public, 4 Years+ school located in Alcorn State, MS. The 2019 average net price at Alcorn State University is $14,923. Acceptance rate is 89.31%. The school has a total enrollment of 3,658.
Mission StatementAlcorn State University, a Historically Black College and University, is a comprehensive...
Alcorn State University, a Historically Black College and University, is a comprehensive land-grant institution that celebrates a rich heritage with a diverse student and faculty population. The University emphasizes intellectual development and lifelong learning through the integration of diverse pedagogies, applied and basic research, cultural and professional programs, public service and outreach, while providing access to globally competitive academic and research programs. Alcorn strives to prepare graduates to be well-rounded future leaders of high character and to be successful in the global marketplace of the 21st century.


Logo of Alcorn State University
Location: Alcorn State, MS
Student Body: 3,658
Education Type: 4 Years+
Funding: Public
Campus Type: Rural
Web Site: www.alcorn.edu
Acceptance Rate: 89.31%

Admission Details

Key Admissions DetailsAdmissions Deadlines, Start Dates
  • Acceptance Rate: 89.31%
  • Application Deadline: n/a
  • International Students: 4%
  • Application Fee: $0
Tuition and FeesYearly Tuition and Other Fees
Tuition: $5,732
Grad Tuition: $5,732
Room and Board: $10,372
Books and Supplies: $1,580
Other Fees: $1,352
Net Price In-District/State: $14,923
Net Price Out-of-State: n/a
Student Body DataIncoming Class Data
  • Most Recent Incoming Class: 614
  • Men / Women Ratio: 217 / 397
  • Median SAT Verbal Range: 420 - 550
  • Median SAT Math Range: 400 - 590
  • Median ACT Range: 17 - 22
International Student DataInformation for International Students
  • Minimum TOEFL Score: 70
  • Minimum IETLS Score: n/a
  • % of International Students: 4%
  • International Testing: Required
  • Total International Students: 26
Required DocumentsTranscripts and Recommendations
  • High School Transcript: Required
  • Recommendations: Considered
  • Admissions Tests Scores: Required
  • Portfolio: Not Considered

Top 5 Popular Programs

  • Biological, Biomedical Science: 18%
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences: 13%
  • Education: 11%
  • Business, Management, Marketing: 10%
  • Health Professions: 7%

Academic Programs

Alcorn State University offers 46 Total Programs in Associate's, Bachelor's, Master's, Certificate Degree Levels. The most popular area of study for students are degrees in Biological, Biomedical Science. Choose an area to explore below to see detailed degree programs at each degree level.
Explore All Programs
Associate's Degree ProgramsAlcorn State University offers 1 Associate's Degree Programs
Health Professions
Bachelor's Degree ProgramsAlcorn State University offers 30 Bachelor's Degree Programs
Agriculture
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
Communication
Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General Degree
  • System, Networking, and Lan, Wan Management, Manager Degree
Education
Engineering Technology
English Literature
Health Professions
History
Human Sciences
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Military Technology
  • Military Technologies and Applied Sciences, Other Degree
Parks, Leisure Studues
Physical Sciences
Protective Services
Psychology
Public Admin, Social Services
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Master's Degree ProgramsAlcorn State University offers 13 Master's Degree Programs
Agriculture
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
Computer Science
Education
Health Professions
  • Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other Degree
Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other Degree
Military Technology
  • Military Technologies and Applied Sciences, Other Degree
Certificate ProgramsAlcorn State University offers 1 Certificate Programs
Education

Demographics & Outcomes

Graduation and RetentionGraduation and retention information
  • Graduation Rate Within 150% of Time: 33%
  • Graduation Rate Within 200% of Time: 36%
  • 1st Year Retention: 75%
  • Post Graduation Salary: $31,900
Student Body DemographicsDiversity and Age Data
  • Total Students: 3,658
  • Black Students: 90%
  • Non-resident, alien: 4%
  • White, non-Hispanic Students: 3%
  • Hispanic Students: 1%
  • Two or more races: 1%
  • American Indian, Alaska Native Students: <1%
  • Native Hawaiian, Pacific Isl. Students: <1%
  • Asian Students: <1%
  • Unknown: <1%