School Overview

The following table shows the basic characteristic of Alcorn State University and directory information. You may want to visit the school's website to check application deadlines, requirements, and financial information.
Contact Information
Address1000 ASU Dr Ste 359, Alcorn State, MS 39096-7500
Admission Information
Online Application
Net Price
School Category
School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (smaller programs)
Highest Degree OfferedMaster's degree

Acceptance Rate and Admission Statistics

The acceptance rate of Alcorn State University is 38.91% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 21.44%. The application fees are $10 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate38.91 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)21.44 %
Graduate Application Fees$10

Tuition & Fees

Alcorn State's 2023 tuition & fees is $8,176 for Mississippi residents and $8,549 for out-of-students. The undergraduate tuition increased by 4.56% compared to the last year's rate based on out-of-state rate ($8,176).
For graduate programs, its 2023 tuition & fees is $8,395 for Mississippi residents and $8,854 for out-of-students. The graduate tuition increased by 5.47% compared to the last year's rate.
Mississippi ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$8,176$8,549
Graduate Tuition & Fees$8,395$8,854
*Data Source: 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 3,074 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 546 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. Alcorn State has 2,533 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 541 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students3,074
Undergraduate Students2,533
Graduate Students541
Online Enrollment546

Degree Information and Campus Life

Alcorn State offers 49 programs including both undergraduate and graduate programs. 5 out of the 49 programs are offerd via distace learning (online programs).
The following tables summarizes the offered programs, on-campus services, and special learning opportunities offered by Alcorn State
Offered DegreesOn-Campus ServiceLearning opportunities
Number of programs49 Programs
Number of online programs5 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsAssociate
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students
Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification