Alcorn State University

country rank  996
world rank  3310

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University Overview

Established in 1871, Alcorn State University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the small town of Lorman (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), Mississippi. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Alcorn State University is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Alcorn State University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 148 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym
Founded 1871
Motto Where Knowledge and Character Matter
Colours Purple and gold

University Location

Address 1000 Asu Drive Ste 359
Lorman (population range: 2,500-9,999)
39096-7500 Mississippi
United States
T +1 (601) 877 6100
F +1 (601) 877 2975

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
International
students
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 1000 ASU Drive #300
Alcorn State 39096-7500
+1 (601) 877 6147
800 222 6790

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Alcorn State University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • American Dietetic Association, Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education (CADE)
  • Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE)
  • National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning (MIHL)
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019