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Alcorn State University


For more than 138 years, Alcorn State has educated leaders in the full range of professions agriculture, the arts, business, human services, education, law, politics, medicine, and nursing. An important reason for our graduates' success: At Alcorn, students form close, collaborative relationships with faculty mentors.

Whatever your major, Alcorn professors will be there for you every step of the way: as you select courses to fulfill our general education requirements in the liberal arts and sciences, as you explore possible majors, and as you complete courses in the academic field of your choice.

Questions? Just ask. The learning environment at Alcorn is friendly and relaxed, and the student-to-faculty ratio is a comfortable sixteen to one.

School Information

1000 ASU Dr Ste 359
Alcorn State, Mississippi 39096-7500
P: (601) 877-6100
F: (601) 877-6347
Calendar: Semester
Locale: Rural: Distant
Open Admissions: Yes
Sector: Public, 4-year or above
Carnegie Basic: Master's Colleges and Universities (medium programs)
Religious Affiliation: Not applicable
Accrediting Agency: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Students & Faculty

Students
  • 4,385Total Students
  • 1,386Male Students
  • 2,999Female Students
  • 73Total Intl Students
  • 32Intl Male Students
  • 41Intl Female Students
Faculty
  • 510Total Faculty
  • 285Male Faculty
  • 225Female Faculty
  • 19:1Student/Fac Ratio
*All data is provided by the school or compiled from IPEDS as of May 2013

Tuition Information

$ 5,247

Out of State Tuition

$ 1,466

Books & Supplies

$ 7,592

Room & Board

$ 4,884

Other Expenses

$ 19,189

Total

Admissions

4,535
total applicants

36%
admitted (1652)

15%
enrolled (687)


SAT Scores:
25th-75th percentile
400-520
Math
390-470
Reading
ACT Scores:
25th-75th percentile
16-19
Composite
16-18
Math
15-20
English

Note: 25th-75th percentile ranges show the range of scores achieved by the middle 50% of students who were admitted to the school.


Other Requirements:
TOEFL?
Required
Admissions Test Scores?
Required
Other Test?
Neither required nor recommended
College Prep?
Recommended
Recommendations?
Neither required nor recommended

Degrees & Programs

Accounting
Agricultural Business and Management, General
Agricultural Economics
Agriculture, General
Athletic Training/Trainer
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biotechnology
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Child Development
Community College Education
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Economics, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
History, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics, General
Military Technologies and Applied Sciences, Other
Music Performance, General
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursin
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Robotics Technology/Technician
Secondary Education and Teaching
Sociology
Special Education and Teaching, General
System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels

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