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.
  • PVAMU has more expensive tuition & fees ($26,874) than Alcorn State ($8,176).
  • It is harder to admit to Alcorn State than PVAMU.
  • Alcorn State has a higher submitted SAT score (963) than PVAMU (945).
  • Alcorn State has higher submitted ACT score (22) than PVAMU (19).
  • PVAMU has more students with 9,248 students while Alcorn State has 3,230 students.
  • PVAMU has more full-time faculties with 432 faculties while Alcorn State has 148 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Alcorn State University and Prairie View A & M University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Alcorn StatePVAMU
Alcorn Statevs.PVAMU
Alcorn State, MississippiLocationPrairie View, Texas
four-years, publicSchool Typefour-years, public
Master's degreeHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship
Master's College and University (medium programs)Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral/Research University
In-State$7,290
Out-Of-State$8,176
Tuition & Fees
In-State$11,299
Out-Of-State$26,874
87% ($10,737)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)90% ($11,536)
$10,737Average Amount of Financial Aid$11,536
78.61 %Acceptance Rates78.93 %
27.25 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)40.54 %
963SAT Score945
22ACT Score19
45 %Graduation Rate37 %
-Transfer-out Rate33 %
74 %Retention Rate74 %
3,230Student Population9,248
148Number of Faculties432
16 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio17 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

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