Alcorn State University
Alcorn State, MS 39096
Alcorn State University is one of the eight public 4-year colleges in Mississippi. Its campus is small in size and located in the rural town of Alcorn State. The institution offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.
In the 2017 fall enrollment, 742 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 557 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 75%).
Every year 33% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.
Alcorn State University's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $5,469, and fees were $1,419. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $5,469 and $1,419 respectively.
|Campus LocaleRemote Rural|
|Student to Faculty Ratio18:1|
|Is Admission OpenNo|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus HousingYes|
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges|
01/01/1948 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs|
01/01/1982 - Current
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program|
10/01/1999 - Current
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program|
12/01/1982 - Current
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
|SAT||820 to 1140|
|ACT||17 to 22|
|Secondary school GPA Required|
|Secondary school rank Recommended|
|Secondary school record Required|
|Completion of college-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended|
|Recommendations Considered but not required|
|Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended|
|Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required|
|TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required|
|Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended|
In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$287/credit|
|In State Students||$287/credit|
|Out of State Students||$287/credit|
|In District Students||$382/credit|
|In State Students||$382/credit|
|Out of State Students||$382/credit|
Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.
|Program||Credit Hours||In district||In State||Out of State|
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of Alcorn State University's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||100%||$665|
|State Grant & Scholarships||19%||$2,808|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||65%||$8,099|
|Federal Student Loans||77%||$8,779|
$13,665Average Net Price/year
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$15,436|
|$30,001 to $48,000$13,886|
|$48,001 to $75,000$15,097|
|$75,001 to $110,000$15,636|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Mississippi state board of nursing.