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Alcorn State University

Alcorn State University

1000 ASU Dr Ste 359
Alcorn State, MS 39096-7500
(601) 877-6100

Founded in 1871, Alcorn State University is a historically black, public, 4-year, research institution. This university, which is very close to Alcorn State, Mississippi, is in a rural setting. This university is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Mississippi. Alcorn offers one certificate, one associates level degree, 28 degrees at the bachelors level, and nine masters level degrees to students. 3,682 students sought degrees from the 32 programs at Alcorn State in 2010. It offers subjects including advanced nursing, science, and chemistry. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges accredits this university. It is one of 5 research universities in Mississippi.

Admission

4,358 students applied to this university for admission in 2010. Alcorn admitted about 34% of applicants or 1,482 students. Two-thirds of the admitted students are women.

Admission

4,358 students applied to this university for admission in 2010. Alcorn admitted about 34% of applicants or 1,482 students. Two-thirds of the admitted students are women.

  • Percent Admitted students who applied: 34%
  • Percent Admitted of women who applied were admitted: 36%
  • Percent Admitted of men who applied were admitted: 31%

Student Demographics

In 2010, this university had 3,682 students enrolled.

Student Demographics

In 2010, this university had 3,682 students enrolled.

  • Total Enrolled Male: 1178
  • Total Enrolled Female: 2504
  • Undergraduate Male: 1013
  • Undergraduate Female: 1967
  • Graduate Male: 168
  • Graduate Female: 534

Faculty Demographics

218 instructors work for this university. Close to 84% of faculty are full-time, close to 15% of teachers are part-time, and close to half of the faculty are women.

Faculty Demographics

218 instructors work for this university. Close to 84% of faculty are full-time, close to 15% of teachers are part-time, and close to half of the faculty are women.

  • Male: 112
  • Female: 106
Information based on 2010-12 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.
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