How much does Alcorn State University cost?

Alcorn State University Cost of Attendance
In-state $6,888
Out-of-state $6,888
On-Campus Room and Board $9,731
Off-Campus Room and Board $8,996
Average Annual Cost
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000 $15,436
$30,000-$48,000 $13,886
$48,000-$75,000 $15,097
$75,000-$110,000 $15,436
Over $110,000 $21,035

Alcorn State University Financial Aid and Debt


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Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 100% $9,696
Federal Grants 100% $4,568
Pell grants 79% $4,877
Other federal grants 100% $665
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 19% $2,808
Institutional grants or scholarships 65% $8,099
Student loan aid 77% $8,779
Federal student loans 77% $8,390
Other student loans

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Have work experience 195 Up to $10,000
Take a challenging class 317 Up to $3,000
Play a sport 153 Up to $1,500
Take a foreign language class 186 Up to $5,000
Do an extracurricular activity 300 Up to $3,000

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Alcorn State University Admissions

What is Alcorn State University's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 79%
Average GPA
SAT Submissions 16% of applicants
SAT Reading 420-550
SAT Math 400-590
SAT Writing
ACT Submissions 84% of applicants
Composite Score 17-22

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Alcorn State University Campus Life


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Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 3172
Living on campus 12%
Transfer Students 100%
Under Age 25
Gender Balance

Student Diversity

Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native

Alcorn State University Graduation Success

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About Alcorn State University

Alcorn State University, a Historically Black College and University, is a comprehensive land-grant institution that celebrates a rich heritage with a diverse student and faculty population. The University emphasizes intellectual development and lifelong learning through the integration of diverse pedagogies, applied and basic research, cultural and professional programs, public service and outreach, while providing access to globally competitive academic and research programs. Alcorn strives to prepare graduates to be well-rounded future leaders of high character and to be successful in the global marketplace of the 21st century.


1000 ASU Dr Ste 359
Alcorn State, MS

Type Public
Profit Status
Category Master's Colleges and Universities
Setting Remote Rural
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