Admissions Information

Application fee is $10 for applying graduate school. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Graduate Application Fees$10
Admission Informationwww.alcorn.edu/admissions
Online Applicationhttps://selfserve.alcorn.edu/pls/prod/bwskalog.P_DispLoginNon
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree OfferedAssociate, Bachelor, Master, Post-Master Certificate

Admission Statistics

For the academic year 2021-22, the acceptance rate is 38.99% and the yield is 21.02%. 1,423 men and 3,396 women applied to Alcorn State and 484 men and 1,392 women students were accepted. Among them, 126 men and 278 women were enrolled in the school (Fall 2021). The following table and chart show the admission statistics including the number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants4,8191,4233,396
Admitted1,8794841,392
Enrolled395126278
Acceptance Rate 38.99%34.01%40.99%
Yield 21.02%26.03%19.97%
Data source: NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: June 25, 2022)

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For the academic year 2021-2022, 40 students (10% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 362 students (90%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 538 and the 25th percentile is 433. The SAT Math score is 535 (75th) and 420 (25th). The submitted ACT composite score is 26 (75th percentile) and 17 (25th percentile).
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing433538
SAT Math420535
ACT Composite1726
ACT Math1625
ACT English1527
Data source: NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: June 25, 2022)
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at Alcorn State University are similar to the average score when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,037, ACT: 58 - public Master's College and University (medium programs)).

Application Requirements

It requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript), and Completion of College Preparatory Program to its applicants.The school recommends to submit High School GPA, The next table summarizes the application requirements to apply Alcorn State University.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and deadlines, see its online application page .
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Alcorn State Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankRecommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramNeither required nor recommended
RecommendationsConsidered but not Required
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission Test ScoresRequired
TOEFLRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended



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