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.
  • Southern University and A & M College has more expensive tuition & fees ($16,720) than Alcorn State ($7,290).
  • It is harder to admit to Southern University and A & M College than Alcorn State.
  • Southern University and A & M College has a higher submitted SAT score (885) than Alcorn State (885).
  • Alcorn State has higher submitted ACT score (20) than Southern University and A & M College (19).
  • Southern University and A & M College has more students with 6,693 students while Alcorn State has 3,658 students.
  • Southern University and A & M College has more full-time faculties with 311 faculties while Alcorn State has 144 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Alcorn State University and Southern University and A & M College.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Alcorn StateSouthern University and A & M College
Alcorn Statevs.Southern University and A & M College
Alcorn State, MississippiLocationBaton Rouge, Louisiana
Public, 4 or more yearsSchool TypePublic, 4 or more years
Master's degreeHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Master's College and University (medium programs)Carnegie ClassificationMaster's College and University (larger programs)
In-State$7,290
Out-Of-State$7,290
Tuition & Fees
In-State$9,340
Out-Of-State$16,720
89% ($11,041)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)80% ($6,794)
$11,041Average Amount of Financial Aid$6,794
78.61 %Acceptance Rates45.47 %
27.25 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)51.26 %
885SAT Score990
20ACT Score19
41 %Graduation Rate41 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
73 %Retention Rate64 %
3,658Student Population6,693
144Number of Faculties311
18 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio24 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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