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

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 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
Take a challenging class 300 Up to $3,000
Have work experience 163 Up to $10,000
Do community service 277 Up to $75
Visit a college campus 279 Up to $6,000
Play a sport 150 Up to $1,500
Do an extracurricular activity 277 Up to $2,000
Attend a summer program 141 Up to $6,000
Take a foreign language class 163 Up to $5,000

*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

17:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Forbes Ranking

15%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

32%

Six-Year Graduation Rate

Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 3211
Living on campus 12%
Transfer Students 18%
Under Age 25 33%
Gender Balance
Women
64%
Men
36%

Student Diversity

16%
Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
Black or African American
91.62%
White
3.77%
Unknown
3.21%
Hispanic or Latino
0.81%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0.28%
Asian
0.25%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0.06%

Alcorn State University Graduation Success

75%

First Year Student Retention

15%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

$30,100

Average Salary After Graduation

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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.

Address

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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