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Alcorn State University

School Profile

  • Alcorn State UniversityPublic Four-year Agricultural and Technical College/University in Alcorn State, MS
  • Bridgat: Offers Free Shipping Women's Scarf
  • Acceptance Rate: 85%
  • Accreditation: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
  • Historically black

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Students: 2,626
First-year Undergraduate Students: 401
Undergraduate Students Who are Seeking Degree: 2,626
Graduate Students: 626

Degree Programs Offered and Courses List

  • Bachelor of Accounting
  • Bachelor of Agricultural Business
  • Bachelor of Agricultural Economics
  • Bachelor of Agriculture - General
  • Bachelor of Athletic Training/Sports Medicine
  • Bachelor of Biology
  • Bachelor of Business Administration/Management
  • Bachelor of Chemistry
  • Bachelor of Child Development
  • Bachelor of Computer/Information Sciences - General
  • Bachelor of Criminal Justice Studies
  • Bachelor of Economics
  • Bachelor of Educational Psychology
  • Bachelor of Elementary Education
  • Bachelor of English Language & Literature - General
  • Bachelor of Foods/Nutrition Studies
  • Bachelor of History - General
  • Bachelor of Liberal Arts & Sciences
  • Bachelor of Mass Communications/Media Studies
  • Bachelor of Mathematics - General
  • Bachelor of Music - General Performance
  • Bachelor of Networking/LAN/WAN Management
  • Bachelor of Parks, Recreation & Fitness - General
  • Bachelor of Plant and Soil Science
  • Bachelor of Political Science/Government
  • Bachelor of Psychology - General
  • Bachelor of Robotics
  • Bachelor of Sociology
  • Bachelor of Special Education

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Accounting and Related Services
  • Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences
  • Business
  • Finance and Financial Management Services
  • Human Resources Management and Services
  • Marketing
  • Nursing
  • Physical Sciences
  • Taxation

Online Graduate Courses & Distance Class

  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences
  • Business
  • Education
  • Engineering Technologies and Technicians
  • Finance and Financial Management Services
  • Marketing
  • Nursing
  • Physical Sciences

Online Master's Degrees

  • Education
  • Nursing


  • In-state tuition and fees: $4,498
  • Out-of-state tuition and fees: $11,064

International Students Admissions Requirements

  • SAT Reasoning Test/ACT: Required
  • TOEFL: required for international applicants
  • Minimum Paper-Based TOEFL score: 525
  • Minimum Computer-Based TOEFL score: 195 


Member: NCAA
Team name: Braves


  • Ranked #85 Regional Universities (South)
  • Ranked #25 Historically Black Colleges and Universities Ranking
  • Ranked #42 Top Public Schools
  •  #435 Nursing

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Admissions Address

1000 ASU Drive #300
Alcorn State, MS 39096-7500
(601) 877-6147
(800) 222-6790
Fax: (601) 877-6347
Contact: Emanuel Barnes
Director of Admissions and Recruiting

Entering Class Stats

Fall 2010 Selectivity
Selectivity less selective
Fall 2010 acceptance rate 34%
Early decision acceptance rate N/A
Early action acceptance rate N/A
Acceptance rate (excluding early action and early decision students) 34%

Fall 2010 Applications, Acceptances & Enrollments
Applicants 4,358
Female applicants 2,701
Male applicants 1,657
Applicants accepted 1,486
Female applicants accepted 965
Male applicants accepted 521
Freshman enrollment 599
Female freshman enrollment 347
Male freshman enrollment 252
Early decision applicants N/A
Early decision applicants accepted N/A
Early decision applicants enrolled N/A
Early action applicants N/A
Early action applicants accepted N/A
Early action applicants enrolled N/A
Total enrolled incoming freshmen who were accepted under early acceptance or early action N/A

Fall 2010 Wait List
School has a wait list No
Applicants placed on wait list N/A
Students accepting place on wait list N/A
Students accepted from wait list N/A

Fall 2010 High School Rank
Freshman students submitting high school class standing 60%

Fall 2010 High School GPA
Freshman students submitting high school GPA N/A
Average high school GPA 2.9
High school GPA 25th-75th percentile range N/A

Fall 2010 Freshman SAT Scores
Freshman students submitting SAT scores 5%
SAT Critical Reading average score 438
SAT Critical Reading 25th-75th percentile range 390-480
SAT Critical Reading score breakdown
SAT Math average score 439
SAT Math 25th-75th percentile range: 390-460
SAT Writing average score N/A
SAT Writing 25th-75th percentile range N/A
SAT Essay 25th-75th percentile range N/A

Fall 2010 Freshman ACT Scores
Freshman students submitting ACT scores 95%
Average ACT Composite score 18
ACT Composite 25th-75th percentile range 16-19
ACT English 25th-75th percentile range 16-18
ACT Math 25th-75th percentile range 15-20

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