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 Public, 4 or more years schools.
  • Jackson State has more expensive tuition & fees ($9,445) than Alcorn State ($7,290).
  • It is harder to admit to Jackson State than Alcorn State.
  • Jackson State has a higher submitted SAT score (885) than Alcorn State (885).
  • Alcorn State has higher submitted ACT score (20) than Jackson State (19).
  • Jackson State has more students with 7,250 students while Alcorn State has 3,658 students.
  • Jackson State has more full-time faculties with 347 faculties while Alcorn State has 144 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
Public, 4 or more yearsSchool TypePublic, 4 or more years
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$7,290
Tuition & Fees
In-State$8,445
Out-Of-State$9,445
89% ($11,041)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)74% ($7,788)
$11,041Average Amount of Financial Aid$7,788
78.61 %Acceptance Rates71.73 %
27.25 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)20.71 %
885SAT Score982
20ACT Score19
41 %Graduation Rate38 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
73 %Retention Rate53 %
3,658Student Population7,250
144Number of Faculties347
18 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio15 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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