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.
  • PVAMU has more expensive tuition & fees ($26,398) than Alcorn State ($7,290).
  • It is harder to admit to Alcorn State than PVAMU.
  • PVAMU has a higher submitted SAT score (955) than Alcorn State (885).
  • Alcorn State has higher submitted ACT score (18) than PVAMU (18).
  • PVAMU has more students with 9,516 students while Alcorn State has 3,658 students.
  • PVAMU has more full-time faculties with 403 faculties while Alcorn State has 144 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Prairie View A & M University and Alcorn State University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
PVAMUAlcorn State
PVAMUvs.Alcorn State
Prairie View, TexasLocationAlcorn State, Mississippi
Public, 4 or more yearsSchool TypePublic, 4 or more years
Doctor's degree - research/scholarshipHighest Degree OfferedMaster's degree
Doctoral/Research UniversityCarnegie ClassificationMaster's College and University (medium programs)
Tuition & Fees
83% ($10,271)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)89% ($11,041)
$10,271Average Amount of Financial Aid$11,041
78.93 %Acceptance Rates78.61 %
40.54 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)27.25 %
955SAT Score885
18ACT Score20
36 %Graduation Rate41 %
31 %Transfer-out Rate-
74 %Retention Rate73 %
9,516Student Population3,658
403Number of Faculties144
19 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio18 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, 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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