Alcorn State University : Profile

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1000 ASU Dr Ste 359
Alcorn State, MS 39096
Website: www.alcorn.edu
Location: Southeast AL AR FL GA KY LA MS NC SC TN VA WV

Get a snapshot of Alcorn State University with this general overview, including student enrollment and graduation rates, average test scores, student demographics, and more.

Mission Statement

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.

School Characteristics

Student Population
4923 per year

Length of Study: Public, 4-year or above
Religious Affiliation: Not Applicable

Test Scores & GPA

Average GPA: yes Average ACT: 16 Average SAT: 390

School Profile

Total Enrollment: 3639
Retention Rate: 76%
Graduation Rate: 451

School Accreditation

National: Yes
Regional: yes
Federal: Yes

Male / Female Enrollment


Total Enrollment


School data was obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

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