The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Both are four-years, public schools.
  • Jackson State has more expensive tuition & fees ($9,445) than Alcorn State ($8,176).
  • It is harder to admit to Jackson State than Alcorn State.
  • Alcorn State has a higher submitted SAT score (963) than Jackson State (960).
  • Alcorn State has higher submitted ACT score (22) than Jackson State (18).
  • Jackson State has more students with 6,921 students while Alcorn State has 3,230 students.
  • Jackson State has more full-time faculties with 327 faculties while Alcorn State has 148 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Alcorn State University and Jackson State University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Alcorn StateJackson State
Alcorn Statevs.Jackson State
Alcorn State, MississippiLocationJackson, Mississippi
four-years, publicSchool Typefour-years, public
Master's degreeHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship
Master's College and University (medium programs)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (high research activity)
In-State$7,290
Out-Of-State$8,176
Tuition & Fees
In-State$8,445
Out-Of-State$9,445
87% ($10,737)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)79% ($9,571)
$10,737Average Amount of Financial Aid$9,571
78.61 %Acceptance Rates71.73 %
27.25 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)20.71 %
963SAT Score960
22ACT Score18
45 %Graduation Rate44 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
74 %Retention Rate74 %
3,230Student Population6,921
148Number of Faculties327
16 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio14 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher Certification
Remedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesRemedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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