Alcorn State University

Acceptance Rate 58 %
SAT Average 885
Tuition & Fees $7,290
Student Population 3,658
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $11,041

Academic Overview

Alcorn State University Campus, Alcorn State, MS
Alcorn State University is a public, 4 or more years institute located in Alcorn State, Mississippi. It is a Master's College and University (medium programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Master's degree. The 2021 tuition & fees are $7,290 for undergraduate students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 3,658 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 58% and the graduation rate is 41% last year.
The salary after graduation from Alcorn State University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $35,000. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of Alcorn State University are $7,290 for Mississippi residents and $7,290 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees are $7,290 for in-state students and $7,290 for out-of-state students.
Alcorn State University 2021 Tuition & Fees
Mississippi ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at Alcorn State. The acceptance rate of Alcorn State is 58% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 17%. The average graduation rate is 41% and no students have transferred out from the school. The average received amount of financial aid is $11,041 and 89% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 3,658 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Alcorn State University is 58 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Alcorn State University is 41 %
Graduation Rate
Retention Rate for Alcorn State University is 73 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Alcorn State University is 3,658
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Alcorn State University is 18 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
18 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $11,041 at Alcorn State University.
Financial Aid Amount

Offered Degrees

Alcorn State offers 45 major programs through online and on-site education where 1 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Associate's Degree10
Bachelor's Degree300
Master's Degree131
Post Master's Degree10

Special Learning Opportunities

Alcorn State University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:2,066)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $3,295)

Veterans Benefits

Alcorn State University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges