Alcorn State University

Address:
1000 ASU Dr Ste 359, Alcorn State, MS 39096-7500
Phone:
601-877-6100
Website:
http://www.alcorn.edu
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About Alcorn State University

Alcorn State University is classified as a college or university with a medium-sized master’s program. Colleges and universities with a medium-sized master’s program typically award between 100 and 199 master’s degrees and less than 20 research doctorate’s during the academic year. This mid-sized four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 1,000 to 2,999 degree-seeking students. At least 80% of students are enrolled full time, and half of these students reside on campus. This institution awards a balanced number of bachelor’s degrees in both the arts and sciences and the professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards master’s degrees in arts and sciences and professional fields. The majority of graduate degrees are awarded within the education field. According to data for fall enrollment, 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with only 10-24% of students enrolled in the graduate program.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate2,700
 Graduate634
 Total3,334
GenderFemale67%
 Male33%
Student Age% Under 2563%
 % 25 and Over37%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time79%
 % Part-time21%
Race/Ethnicity% White5.6%
 % Black91.5%
 % Asian0.3%
 % Latino0.6%
 % Native American0.0%
 % Race Unknown0.0%
 % International student2%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyPerforming Arts
Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal4,358
 % Admitted34%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled40%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRecommended
 College Prep CoursesRecommended
 Letter of RecommendationNeither required nor recommended
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT5%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT95%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800480 / 800
 SAT Math390 / 800460 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite16 / 3619 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$
 Graduate Application Fee$10
 In-State Tuition & Fees$4,858
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$11,949
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid70%
 % Undergraduates with Loans55%
 % Undergraduates with Grants70%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,452
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$5,630
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$5,630
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$4,838
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$6,259
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$6,259

Neighborhood Data for the Alcorn State Area

Median Age20.2
Median Household Income$59,659
Total Population929
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total39.6% 60.4%
 Age 0-90.0%0.0%
 Age 10-170.0%100.0%
 Age 18-2435.2%64.8%
 Age 25-2985.7%14.3%
 Age 30-39100.0%0.0%
 40+72.2%27.8%
Race/Ethnicity% White2.2%
 % Black97.5%
 % Asian0.3%
 % Latino0.0%
 % Native American0.0%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.3%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals in the maximum meal plan offered
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$5,630
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$5,630
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)Not Available
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