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
Level of Study 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 4,314 prospective students applied, and 3,853 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 615 enrolled in the school.  3,009 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 649 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $5,732 plus fees of $1,352. Alcorn State University is ranked 1125 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
Very Easy 
Alcorn State University overview
SAT 820/1140
ACT 17/22
GPA 2.96
Applications Accepted
Alcorn State University overview
Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Very Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Alcorn State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,580
Other Fees$1,352
Room and Board $10,372
Budget for Other Expenses$4,996
Total One Year Cost$24,032


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.