Alcorn State University Rankings

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In the World#3307 of 14178
In North America#969 of 2629
In the United States#896 of 2528
In Mississippi#7 of 18
In Alcorn State#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
58%
Average SAT
885
Average ACT
20
Aid receiving
88%
Undergraduates
3,069
Graduates
454
Male:Female Ratio
34:66
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

Alcorn State University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate58%44%67%
Applicants5,2361,9523,284
Admissions3,0498582,191
Freshmen enrolled full time512171341
Freshmen enrolled part time1284

2,176 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

550 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
50 or 10%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 800
or below

75% of them
had 970
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Alcorn State University are 800-970 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
474 or 90%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 16
or below

75% of them
had 24
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Alcorn State University are 16-24 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Recommendations Considered but not required
College-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Black or African American3229 (92%)
Nonresident Alien160 (5%)
White90 (3%)
Hispanic16 (0.5%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander15 (0.4%)
Asian9 (0.3%)
American Indian or Alaska Native1 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$9,738
Students receiving aid
88%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$5,910$5,910
Tuition in-state$5,910$5,910
Tuition out-of-state$5,910$5,910
Fee in-district$1,380$1,380
Fee in-state$1,380$1,380
Fee out-of-state$1,380$1,380

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity2,032
Combined charge for room and board$10,788
Room charge$7,360
Meal charge$3,428

Alcorn State University Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster's
Biology & Biological Sciences, General10311
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies82
Business Administration and Management, General3318
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse1033
Military Technologies and Applied Sciences, Other2312
Social Work31
Secondary Education and Teaching31
Psychology, General29
Community College Education28
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies20
Agriculture, General152
Child Development14
Mass Communication & Media Studies13
Computer and Information Sciences, General211
Accounting12
Music, General12
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies12
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management10
Chemistry, General10
Political Science and Government, General8
Agricultural Business and Management, General8
Agricultural Economics7
Elementary Education and Teaching52
English Language and Literature, General6
History, General5
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursin5
Music Performance, General4
Biotechnology3
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels3
System, Networking, and LAN & WAN Management & Manager2
Robotics Technology & Technician1
Sociology1
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General1
Mathematics, General1
Casino Management1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other1
Grand Total10503128
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate41%34%45%
  • Full-time retention rate - 80%
  • Part-time retention rate - 21%

Publications & Citations

Publications
396
Citations
6,040

Publication count by topic

Computer science
82
Biology
80
Medicine
41
Chemistry
33
Economics
25
Mathematics
24
Psychology
20
Environmental science
16
Engineering
14
Business
13
Geography
10
Sociology
9
Materials science
8
Physics
7
Art
1
Political science
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Medicine28101,246
Economics2942145
Sociology301277
Biology30421,493
Computer science3185613
Psychology3203484
Mathematics3229363
Chemistry3365957
Environmental science3450137
Engineering3506160
Physics409936
Geography424721
Business437426
Materials science517618

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199004
199135
1992212
199314
199429
199509
199642
1997611
1998523
1999516
2000836
2001435
2002730
20031253
2004776
200514105
200610108
200712127
200823165
200926201
201026291
201125390
201236478
201324465
201419541
201515521
201617435
201716415
201814351
201916418
202017401

General info

Founded1871
WikipediaAlcorn State University
MottoWhere Knowledge and Character Matter
Colorspurple, gold
Academic CalendarAugust to May
Total FTE staff687
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs

Location and Contacts

Address1000 ASU Dr Ste 359
Alcorn State, Mississippi, 39096-7500
United States
Phone6018776100
Fax+1 (601) 877 2975

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