About Alcorn State University

Alcorn State University is a Public, 4 years college located in Alcorn State, Mississippi. Alcorn State University ranked 10th in Mississippi Colleges and 43rd in Federal Region IV.
It has a total enrollment of 3,230 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. It is a Master's College and University (medium programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Master's degree. The acceptance rate at Alcorn State University is 38.00% last year (undergraduate school).
Alcorn State University is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges.
Contact Information
Address1000 ASU Dr Ste 359, Alcorn State, MS 39096-7500
Phone601-877-6100
WEBwww.alcorn.edu
Admission Information
Admissionwww.alcorn.edu/admissions
Online Applicationhttps://selfserve.alcorn.edu/pls/prod/bwskalog.P_DispLoginNon
Financial Aidwww.alcorn.edu/admissions/financial-aid
Net Price Calculatorwww.alcorn.edu/admissions/financial-aid/consumer-information-disclosures
Disability Servicewww.alcorn.edu/academics/student-services/health-and-disability-services
School Category
School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (medium programs)
Highest Degree OfferedMaster's degree

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of Alcorn State University is 38.00% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 17.00%. The application fees are $10 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate38.00 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)17.00 %
Graduate Application Fees$10

Tuition & Fees

The 2022 tuition & fees at Alcorn State University is $7,290 for Mississippi residents and $8,176 for out-of-students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $7,290 for Mississippi residents and $8,395 for out-of-students.
Mississippi ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$7,290$8,176
Graduate Tuition & Fees$7,290$8,395
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 3,230 students have enrolled for academic year 2020-2021. Among them, 526 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. Alcorn State has 2,729 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 501 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students3,230
Undergraduate Students2,729
Graduate Students501
Online Enrollment526

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs42 Programs
Number of online programs4 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsAssociate
Bachelor's
Master's
Post-Master Certificate

On-campus Services

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
ROTC
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification