Alcorn State, Mississippi

Alcorn State University


Student Population
Alcorn State University overview
Location Alcorn State, Mississippi
Online alcorn.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Alcorn State University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Religious Affiliation Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Alcorn State, Mississippi, Alcorn State University is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 3,464 prospective students applied, and 2,723 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 742 enrolled in the school.  3,083 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 633 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $5,469 plus fees of $1,419. Alcorn State University is ranked 1246 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
Very Easy 
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SAT 900/1210
ACT 17/22
GPA 2.96
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Very Low

Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Alcorn State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,568
Other Fees$1,419
Room and Board $9,731
Budget for Other Expenses$5,226
Total One Year Cost$23,413


Average Salary After 10 Years
$33,600 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
33% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Alcorn State University students
Subject Percent of Class
Health Professions 19%
Biology 15%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 12%
Business 9%
Work and Family Studies 6%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=175342 IPEDS survey data for Alcorn State University.