Student Population at Alcorn State
A total of 3,074 students have enrolled at Alcorn State University - 2,533 undergraduate and 541 graduate.
By gender, 985 male and 2,089 female students are attending Alcorn State University. By attendance status, there are 2,302 full-time students and 772 part-time students.
The number of students at Alcorn State University is very small compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Mississippi. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as Mississippi University for Women and Mississippi Valley State University, its population is large (average population is 2,271).
Alcorn State University offers online degree/certificate programs and 546 students enrolled in online programs.
Enrollment Comparison Chart
The below chart compares the student population between Alcorn State University and similar colleges.
Enrollment by Gender/Attending Status
By gender, there are 985 male and 2,089 female students attending Alcorn State. The male-to-female student ratio is 0.47 to 1 and the ratio is than national average (the national average is 0.75 to 1).
The following table and chart show the student population by gender and attending status at Alcorn State.
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity
By race/ethnicity, there are 2,828 Black or African American students (92.00%) and 92 White students (2.99%) at Alcorn State University(top 2 most races/ethnicities). The following table summarizes the population diversity by race at Alcorn State University.
|American Indian or Alaska Native||4||3||1|
|Black or African American||2,321||776||1,545|
|Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander||15||1||14|
|Two or More Races||0||0||0|
|American Indian or Alaska Native||0||0||0|
|Black or African American||507||118||389|
|Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander||0||0||0|
|Two or More Races||0||0||0|
Enrollment by Student Age
By age, there are 2,347 students whose age under twenty five and 483 students whose age is over thirty years old at Alcorn State University.
Especially, 52 students are younger than eighteen and 6 students are older than sixty five.
The following table and chart show the student population by student age at Alcorn State University.
|65 and over||2||0||2|
|65 and over||4||0||4|
Online Student Population
At Alcorn State University, 2,204 students (71.70% of total enrollment) take online classes to get their degrees. Among them, 546 students enrolled exclusively in online classes (i.e. no off-line attendance required) and others are taking online courses with off-line courses. The following tables describe the number of students who enrolled in one or more online courses.
By location of enrolled students, 461 students live in Mississippi where Alcorn State University is located in and 83 students have enrolled from other states.
|Enrolled Exclusively in Online Classes||546||219||327|
|Enrolled Some in Online Classes||1,658||1,504||154|
|Not Enrolled in Online Classes||870||810||60|
|Total (Enrolled Excl.)||546||219||327|
|Other State in U.S.||83||40||43|
|Outside of U.S.||0||0||0|