Graduate Program Overview

Alcorn State University is a four-years, public school located in Alcorn State, Mississippi. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022, the average graduate school tuition & fees is $8,395 for Mississippi residents and $8,395 for out-of-state students. It offers seventeen (17) graduate programs and some programs are offered through distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameAlcorn State University
TypeFour-years, Public
Address1000 ASU Dr Ste 359, Alcorn State, MS
Graduate School Students501 students
327 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)In-State$8,395
Out-of-State$8,395
Student to Faculty15:1 (6.67%)
Number of Graduate ProgramsTotal 17 Graduate Programs
15 Master's, 1 Doctorate, 1 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 graduate tuition & fees at Alcorn State University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For Mississippi residents, the tuition & fees are $8,395 and $8,395 for non-Mississippi residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $433.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition$7,785$7,785
Fees$610$610
Cost per Credit$433$433
Books & Supplies$1,606
Room & Board$10,890 (On-Campus) / $10,890 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$3,140 (On-Campus) / $6,776 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$24,031$24,031
Off-Campus Total$27,667$27,667
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)
2017-20182018-20192019-20202020-20212021-2022
In-State$6,888$7,084$7,290$7,290$8,395
Out-of-State$6,888$7,084$7,290$7,290$8,395

Conferred Degrees and Graduate Programs by Major

Alcorn State University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 17 major areas - 15 Master's (4 online programs), 1 Doctorate (1 online programs), 1 Post-Master'. 102 students have been conferred Master's degree and 4 students have received Doctorate degree last year.The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Total1024--
Men32---
Women704--
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Agriculture
Computer and Information Sciences
Education
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Military Technologies and Applied Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History
Education
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 3,230 students enrolled in Alcorn State University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 501 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 121 male and 380 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 163 full-time and 338 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 327 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 154 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Total501
Men Students121
Women Students380
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Total501
Full-time Students163
Part-time Students338
By race/ethnicity 17 White, 459 Black, and 4 Asian students are attending at Alcorn State University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
Total501
Asian4
Black459
Hispanic2
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
1
White17
Two or more races7
4 students are younger than 22 and 178 students are older than 65. The school has 230 students aged between 22 and 30 and 129 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
Total501
21 & Under4
22-24103
25-29127
30-3467
35-3962
40 & Over178
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Alcorn State University, 327 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 154 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment541
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses327
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses154
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses60
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses327
Mississippi Resident282
Other State In U.S.45
Outside of U.S.0



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