About Alcorn State University

Tuition, Cost, Financial Aid, Scholarships, and Admission Rates

How much does Alcorn State University cost?

Alcorn State University Cost of Attendance
In-state $6,546
Out-of-state $6,546
On-Campus Room and Board $9,356
Off-Campus Room and Board $8,996
Average Annual Cost
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000 $14,344
$30,000-$48,000 $14,344
$48,000-$75,000 $20,265
$75,000-$110,000 $17,851
Over $110,000 $18,237

Alcorn State University Financial Aid and Debt

34%

Students paying down their debt

$28,250

Typical Total Student Debt

$292

Typical Monthly Loan Payment

Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 92% $8,038
Federal Grants 74% $5,650
Pell grants 74% $5,052
Other federal grants 33% $1,461
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 11% $2,288
Institutional grants or scholarships 31% $7,572
Student loan aid 80% $6,406
Federal student loans 80% $7,914
Other student loans

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Attend a summer program 110 Up to $4,500
Take a challenging class 265 Up to $3,000
Have perfect attendance for a year 180 Up to $750
Play a sport 129 Up to $600
Have work experience 108 Up to $6,000

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Alcorn State University Admissions

What is Alcorn State University's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 78%
Average GPA
SAT Submissions 9% of applicants
SAT Reading 400-510
SAT Math 410-510
SAT Writing
ACT Submissions 91% of applicants
Composite Score 16-21

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Alcorn State University Campus Life

17:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Forbes Ranking

16%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

30%

Six-Year Graduation Rate

Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 3304
Living on campus 10%
Transfer Students 30%
Under Age 25 31%
Gender Balance
Men
36%
Women
64%

Student Diversity

14%
Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
Black or African American
92.74%
Unknown
3.36%
White
3.12%
Hispanic or Latino
0.33%
Asian
0.24%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0.18%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0.03%

Alcorn State University Graduation Success

72%

First Year Student Retention

16%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

$30,100

Average Salary After Graduation

About Alcorn State University

Address

1000 ASU Dr Ste 359
Alcorn State, MS

Type Public
Profit Status
Category Master's Colleges and Universities
Setting Remote Rural
* Financial aid is only available for those who qualify