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.
  • Southern University and A & M College has more expensive tuition & fees ($17,192) than Alcorn State ($8,176).
  • It is harder to admit to Southern University and A & M College than Alcorn State.
  • Alcorn State has a higher submitted SAT score (963) than Southern University and A & M College (928).
  • Alcorn State has higher submitted ACT score (22) than Southern University and A & M College (17).
  • Southern University and A & M College has more students with 6,917 students while Alcorn State has 3,230 students.
  • Southern University and A & M College has more full-time faculties with 308 faculties while Alcorn State has 148 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
four-years, publicSchool Typefour-years, public
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$8,176
Tuition & Fees
In-State$9,842
Out-Of-State$17,192
87% ($10,737)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)77% ($7,071)
$10,737Average Amount of Financial Aid$7,071
78.61 %Acceptance Rates45.47 %
27.25 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)51.26 %
963SAT Score928
22ACT Score17
45 %Graduation Rate28 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
74 %Retention Rate60 %
3,230Student Population6,917
148Number of Faculties308
16 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio22 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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