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Alcorn State University
Alcorn State University 1000 ASU Dr Ste 359, Alcorn State, Mississippi 39096-7500 Lorman, MS 39096 Phone: (601) 877-6100
  • General Information
    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.


    Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.

    Institution Type
    • 4-year, Public
    Special Learning Opportunities
    • ROTC (Army)
    • Teacher certification
    • Distance learning opportunities
    • Study abroad
    Student Services
    • General Education Courses
    • Career Services available upon completion
    Credit Accepted
    • Dual credit
    • The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.Advanced placement (AP) credits
    Religious Affiliation
    • Not applicable
    Federal Aid
    • Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
    Degrees/Certificates offered
    • Associate's degree
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Master's degree
    • Post-master's certificate
    Campus Setting
    • Rural: Remote
    Disability Services Student
    • 3% or Less
  • Admission
    Total Applicants 3,195
    Percent Admitted 40%
    Men Admitted 29%
    Women Admitted 50%
    Full Time Retention Rate 70%
  • Submitted ACT & SAT Scores

    •     25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
      Critical Reading 370 440
      Math 360 480
    •     25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
      Composite 16 20
      English 16 21
      Math 16 19
      Writing 15 21
  • Student Demographics
    Total Enrolled 3,861
    Native American 1.0
    Asian 11.0
    African American 3,487.0
    Hispanic 17.0
    Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 2,749
    Enrolled FullTime Graduates 236

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