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Alcorn State University: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

Alcorn State University

Website: http://www.alcorn.edu
Address: 1000 ASU Dr Ste 359 , Alcorn State , Mississippi - 39096-7500
Phone: (601) 877-6100
GENERAL INFORMATION
Type
Four or more years Public
Awards offered Less then 1 year certificate, Associate's, Bachelor's, Master's, Post-master's certificate
Campus setting
Remote Rural
Campus housing Yes
Carnegie classification
Master's Colleges and Universities (medium programs)
Athletics (football) NCAA, Southwestern Athletic Conference
Religious affiliation Not applicable
Calendar system Semester
Remedial services Yes
Academic/career counseling service Yes
Employment services for students Yes
Placement services for completers Yes
On-campus daycare No
Distance learning Yes
ROTC Yes
Study abroad Yes
Weekend/evening college No
ADMISSIONS: INFORMATION
Application fee $0
STATISTICS
TOTAL
MEN
WOMEN
Applicants
3,065
1,072
1,993
Percent admitted
85%
94%
81%
Admitted applicants who enrolled
15%
16%
15%
TEST SCORES
P 25
P 75
SAT Critical reading
370
440
SAT Math
360
480
SAT Writing
-
-
ACT Composite
16
20
ACT English
16
21
ACT Math
16
19
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Admissions test scores Required
COST
EXPENSES AMOUNT
In-state tuition $3,571
Out-of-state tuition $3,571
Books and supplies $1,392
On-campus room and board $5,128
On-campus other expenses $4,640
FINANCIAL AID
TYPE
AVG %
AVG AMOUNT
Financial aid
74%
-
Federal grant aid
67%
$4,361
State or local grant aid
15%
$493
Institutional grant aid
36%
-
Loan aid
68%
$4,901
STUDENT BODY
ENROLLMENT
TOTAL
% MEN
% WOMEN
Enrolled
3,252
32%
68%
Estimated undergraduates enrolled 2,626
Estimated graduates enrolled 626
Undergraduates 24 years old 75%
Undergraduates 25 - 65 years old 24%
GRADUATION RATE
Total 39%
Men 32%
Women 44%
Bachelor's degree - 4 years 20%
Bachelor's degree - 5 years 35%
Bachelor's degree - 6 years 39%

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Estimated expenses for academic year 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees          
In-state $4,156 $4,324 $4,498 $4,498 0.0%
Out-of-state $9,332 $9,810 $10,692 $11,064 3.5%
Books and supplies $1,345 $1,354 $1,392 $1,452 4.3%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $4,616 $4,880 $5,128 $5,384 5.0%
Other $4,482 $4,514 $4,640 $4,838 4.3%
Off Campus          
Room and board $4,322 $4,566 $4,694 $5,384 14.7%
Other $5,755 $5,839 $6,004 $6,259 4.2%
Off Campus with Family          
Other $5,755 $5,839 $6,004 $6,259 4.2%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
In-state          
On Campus $14,599 $15,072 $15,658 $16,172 3.3%
Off Campus $15,578 $16,083 $16,588 $17,593 6.1%
Off Campus with Family $11,256 $11,517 $11,894 $12,209 2.6%
Out-of-state          
On Campus $19,775 $20,558 $21,852 $22,738 4.1%
Off Campus $20,754 $21,569 $22,782 $24,159 6.0%
Off Campus with Family $16,432 $17,003 $18,088 $18,775 3.8%
 

Map & Directions

Map of Alcorn State University

Admissions

Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2009
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 3,195 1,433 1,762
Percent admitted 40% 29% 50%
Percent admitted who enrolled 36% 45% 32%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA X  
Secondary school rank   X
Secondary school record X  
Completion of college-preparatory program   X
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X  
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X  
Test Scores: Fall 2009 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 25 6%
ACT 412 94%
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading 390 470
SAT Math 400 460
ACT Composite 16 19
ACT English 16 21
ACT Math 16 18

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges 1/1/1948 -   Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / Program Periods of Accreditation Status
American Dietetic Association, Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education
Didactic Program in Dietetics 6/1/1983 -   Accredited
Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic Internship 12/1/2001 -   Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation, Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs 9/1/1981 -   Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools 1/1/1979 -   Accredited
National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs 1/1/1982 -   Accredited
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program 12/1/1982 -   Accredited
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program 10/1/1999 -   Accredited