Alcorn State University

Lorman, MS, USA
3.65 Average Rating

Founded in 1871, Alcorn State University is a public Historically Black College and University in southwest Mississippi. The oldest historically black land-grant university in the United States, Alcorn State is home to five schools offering undergraduate degrees. For students who wish to learn in a different culture, Alcorn State features a number of semester abroad programs and faculty-led international study tours. Away from the classroom, Alcorn State fields 15 men’s and women’s athletic teams known as the Braves.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • HBCU
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Suburb or town
In-State Students
60%
Out-Of-State Students
38%
0
100
79%
Acceptance Rate

Key Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
3,716
Total Number of Undergrads
3,172
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
15%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
32%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
18:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$13,665
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$6,888
Out-of-State Tuition
$6,888
0
100
97%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
86%
Average Aid Per Year
$7,889
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
36%
64%
Student Organizations
40
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Jackson
Atlanta
Dallas
Alexandria
Memphis
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$31,100
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What Students Are Saying

3.65 Average Rating
Alcorn has a great mentors. The campus is a safe environment. The professors here make sure that you learn the material.
Se'Toria from Michigan City, MS
Alcorn has a very beautiful campus. The educational facilities are up-to-date and helpful. The faculty is friendly and willing to help a student in need.
Derrick from Prattville, AL

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