Graduate Programs Overview

Alcorn State University is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Alcorn State, Mississippi. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022 the graduate school tuition & fees are $7,290 for Mississippi residents and $8,395 for other students in average.

It offers eighteen graduate programs: 14 Master's, 2 Doctorate, 2 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameAlcorn State University
TypePublic, 4 or more years
Address1000 ASU Dr Ste 359, Alcorn State, MS
Graduate School Students501 students
294 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)In-State$7,290
Out-of-State$8,395
Student to Faculty16:1 (6.25%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 18 Graduate Programs
14 Master's, 2 Doctorate, 2 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Program 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 $7,290 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 $522.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: March 14, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition-$1$7,785
Fees$0$610
Cost per Credit$0$522
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$15,635$24,031
Off-Campus Total$19,271$27,667
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)
2017-20182018-20192019-20202020-20212021-2022
In-State$6,888$7,084$7,290$7,290-$1
Out-of-State$6,888$7,084$7,290$7,290$8,395

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Alcorn State University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 48 major areas - 13 Master's (4 online programs), 1 Doctorate (1 online programs), 1 Post-Master'(1 online programs). 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
Total94--1
Men23---
Women71--1
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.
Business
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Military Technologies And Applied Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Agriculture
Business
Education
Agriculture
Education
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Agriculture
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Education
Military Technologies And Applied Sciences
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Education
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Education
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities

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 294 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 169 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
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, 294 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 169 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment501
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses294
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses169
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses38
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses294
Mississippi Resident255
Other State In U.S.39
Outside of U.S.0



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