Alcorn State University Graduate School

Alcorn State University (referred to as Alcorn State) is a Public, 4 years school located in Alcorn State, MS. Alcorn State is a historically black school.
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of Alcorn State is $8,854 for Mississippi residents and $8,854 for out-of-state students. The school has 502 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 2,933 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Alcorn State University (referred to as Alcorn State) is a Public, 4 years school located in Alcorn State, MS. Alcorn State is a historically black school.
The school is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (1/1/1948 - Current).
Alcorn State Directory Information
School NameAlcorn State University (Alcorn State)
Address1000 ASU Dr Ste 359, Alcorn State, MS 39096-7500
Phone601-877-6100
Webhttps://www.alcorn.edu
Online Applicationhttps://selfserve.alcorn.edu/pls/prod/bwskalog.P_DispLoginNon
Financial Infohttps://www.alcorn.edu/admissions/financial-aid
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of Alcorn State is $8,854 for Mississippi residents and $8,854 for out-of-state students. The school has 502 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 2,933 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 48 graduate programs through Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 5 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2023 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$8,854
$8,854 for Mississippi Residents
Student Population502
Offered Degrees/ProgramsMaster's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs48 graduate programs
(5 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio16 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Alcorn State is $8,854 in average for the academic year 2022-2023. The tuition per credit hour is $454.
Alcorn State offers the alternative tuition plans.
2023 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Mississippi Residents$8,854
Out-of-State$8,854
Tuition per Credit Hour
Mississippi Residents$454
Out-of-State$454
Alcorn State offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)5 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2023 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2022-2023, the graduate school tuition & fees of Alcorn State University is $8,854. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 5.47% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2022-2023 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022-2023 Graduate Tuition & fees
TuitionFees
2018-2019$5,732$1,352
2019-2020$5,910$1,380
2020-2021$6,044$1,246
2021-2022$7,785$610
2022-2023$8,174$680
The graduate school tuition & fees of Alcorn State is inexpensive compared to public graduate schools in Mississippi. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,499 and the Mississippi graduate tuition is $13,289 (public) / $13,840 (private).
The following table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Alcorn State University$8,854
All Graduate Schools$15,996$19,499
Public$11,279$20,404
Private$19,608
Mississippi Graduate Schools$10,696$13,645
Public$8,755$13,289
Private$13,840
For academic year 2022-2023, the living costs are $16,673 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Alcorn State.
On-campus living costs are decreased by -3.61% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $16,673. Off-campus living costs are decreased by -5.62% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2018-2019$10,372$4,996$10,372$6,820
2019-2020$10,374$5,016$10,374$6,840
2020-2021$10,788$3,100$10,788$6,528
2021-2022$10,890$3,140$10,890$6,776
2022-2023$10,255$3,268$10,255$6,418
For academic year 2022-2023, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $454 at Alcorn State University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 4.85% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2018-2019$394
2019-2020$405
2020-2021$405
2021-2022$433
2022-2023$454

Graduate Programs at Alcorn State

Alcorn State University offers 16 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 153 students have completed their study at Alcorn State University.
Offered Degrees at Alcorn State University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree144145
Doctor's degree - other117
Post Master's Degree101
Total165153
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Alcorn State University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Elementary Education and Teaching program with 1 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Secondary Education and Teaching program with 35 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Nursing Practice program with 7 completers.
Alcorn State University offers 16 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 153 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 145 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 7 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 1 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 6 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences6-
Education [+] (2 completers) 79 completers-
Community College Education26-
Elementary Education and Teaching--
Secondary Education and Teaching35-
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels18-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities [+] 4 completers-
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies4-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] (1 completers) 27 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences24-
Biotechnology3-
Military Technologies and Applied Sciences [+] 8 completers-
Military Technologies and Applied Sciences (other)8-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (1 completers) 5 completers-
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (other)5-
Business [+] 8 completers-
Business Administration and Management8-
Casino Management--
History [+] 1 completers-
History1-
Total145
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 7 completers-
Nursing Practice7-
Total7
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 1 completers-
Elementary Education and Teaching1-
Total1

Graduate Student Population at Alcorn State

For the academic year 2022-2023, total 502 students enrolled into Alcorn State University graduate schools where it has total 2,933 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 173 full-time and 329 part-time graduate students. By gender, 135 male and 367 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total502135367
Full-time17363110
Part-tme32972257
Alcorn State University is a historically black school and 462 (92.03% of total students) students are Black/African American at Alcorn State University. There are 15 White (2.99%), 1 Hispanic (0.20%), 2 Asian (0.40%), and 22 students with other races. 21 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total502135367
American Indian/Native American110
Asian220
Black/African American462116346
Hispanic101
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White15312
Two More000
Un-Known000
Non-resident Alien21138
Alcorn State University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 296 graduate students (58.96% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 177 graduate students (35.26% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total502
Enrolled Online Exclusively296
Enrolled Some Online Courses177
Not in Online Courses29

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