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Alcorn State University

  • Alcorn State, MS
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Rural
    setting
  • 65%35%
    student ratio
  • 3,157
    total students
  • $5,724 | $14,162
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • Rolling
    fall application deadline
  • 82%
    acceptance rate
  • Moderately Difficult
    admission difficulty
  • Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
  • 453
    sat math
  • 445
    sat reading
  • Not
    Reported

    sat writing
  • 18
    act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Agriculture
    • Agricultural Business and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Agricultural Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Agriculture
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Accounting
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business Administration and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Mass Communication/Media
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer and Information Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Elementary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering technologies
    • Robotics Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Family and consumer sciences
    • Child Development
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services
    • Criminal Justice/Safety
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Liberal arts/general studies
    • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Military Science and Military Technologies
    • Military Technologies and Applied Sciences Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Parks and recreation
    • Parks, Recreation and Leisure
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sociology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Music Performance
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

82% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied2,265
    • Accepted1,878
    • Acceptance Rate82%
    • Enrolled3,157
    • Female Applicants1,478
    • Females Accepted1,224
    • Female Acceptance Rate82%
    • Male Applicants787
    • Males Accepted654
    • Male Acceptance Rate83%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Transcript of high school record
      Minimum high school GPA of 2
    • Required for Some
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman2.96
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen Yes
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer Yes
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 445 400 460
    • SAT Math 453 410 480
    • SAT Writing
    • ACT Composite 18 16 19
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$5,724
    • Out-of-state tuition *$14,162
    • In-district tuitionNot Reported
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student feesNot Reported
    • Room and board *$7,999.00
    • Room only *Not Reported
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNot Reported
    • Tuition pre-payment planNot Reported
    • Tuition payment plans offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionNot Reported

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students3,157
    • Male Student Percentage35%
    • Female Student Percentage65%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino.6%
    • Black or African American93.28%
    • White or Caucasian3.26%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.03%
    • Asian.16%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.25%
    • Two or more races1.14%
    • UnknownNot Reported
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout1.27% representing 16 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students13% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements Not Reported
    • Housing options Female-only housing, Male-only housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 59%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station Yes
    • Student-run television station Yes
    • Marching band Yes
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities Yes
    • Greek sororities Yes
    • Local fraternities Not Reported
    • Local sororities Not Reported
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations marching band, Gospel Choir, inter-faith choir
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Not Reported
    • Other Not Reported

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division I
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No Division 1 Yes
    • Basketball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Cross-country running No Division 1 Yes
    • Football Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Golf No Division 1 Yes
    • Soccer No No No
    • Softball No No No
    • Tennis No Division 1 Yes
    • Track No Division 1 Yes
    • Volleyball No No No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Cross-country running No Division 1 Yes
    • Football No No No
    • Golf No Division 1 Yes
    • Soccer No Division 1 Yes
    • Softball No Division 1 Yes
    • Tennis No Division 1 Yes
    • Track No Division 1 Yes
    • Volleyball No Division 1 Yes

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty219
    • Full-time Percentage76%
    • Part-time Percentage24%
    • Female Percentage49%
    • Male Percentage51%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio16:1 or 3,848 students to 219 faculty

Location & Contact

1000 ASU Drive
Alcorn State, MS 39096-7500
USA

Mrs.Kantangelia Tenner

Director of Admissions

Phone: 601-877-6147
Fax: 601-877-6347
Email: ksampson@alcorn.edu



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