3,172
Students
Financial aid thermometer
15,032
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
78
78%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Rural
Setting
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Overview

Alcorn State University is a Comprehensive institution located in Lorman, MS, in a rural setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1000 ASU Drive, #300
Alcorn State, MS  39096-7500
United States
Contact Mrs. Kantangelia Tenner
Director of Admissions
Email: ksampson@alcorn.edu
Phone: 601-877-6147
Fax: 601-877-6347

Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Agricultural Economics Checkmark
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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System, Networking, And LAN/WAN Management Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Child Development Checkmark
Foods, Nutrition, And Wellness Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Military Technologies Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

3,464
Applied
2,723
Accepted
3,172
Enrolled
79%
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Female Admissions

2,332
Females Applied
1,882
Females Accepted
81%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,132
Males Applied
841
Males Accepted
74%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.18
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 19 17 22

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

7,084
In-state
7,084
Out-of-state
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Fees

10,374
Room & board
7,078
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

15,032
Avg. Financial Aid Package
14,918
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
9,899
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,892
Avg. Loan Aid
8,158
Avg. Grant Aid
5,902
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
95% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
94%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
11%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

3,172
Total undergrad students
3%
International Students
28%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0.5%
Black or African American 90.86%
White or Caucasian 3.22%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.19%
Asian 0.09%
Two or more races 2.4%

Gender

Male (35.94%)
Female (64.06%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 63%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
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Campus events:
Greek Step Show, Concerts and Homecoming

Student Services

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Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Marching band, Gospel Choir and inter-faith choir

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Football Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Soccer No No No
Softball No No No
Tennis No Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Volleyball No No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Football No No No
Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Soccer No Division 1 Checkmark
Softball No Division 1 Checkmark
Tennis No Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Volleyball No Division 1 Checkmark

Faculty

221
Total Faculty
19:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 150
Part-time - 71
Male - 104
Female - 117