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 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $7,290 for Mississippi residents and $7,290 for other students in average.

It offers fourteen graduate programs: 12 Master's, 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 Students485 students
269 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$7,290
Student to Faculty18:1 (5.56%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 14 Graduate Programs
12 Master's, 2 Doctorate, 2 Post graduate certificates

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 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 $7,290 for non-Mississippi residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $405.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$405$405
Books & Supplies$1,586
Room & Board$10,788 (On-Campus) / $10,788 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$3,100 (On-Campus) / $6,528 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$15,472$22,764
Off-Campus Total$18,900$26,192
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Alcorn State University offers Masters, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 14 major areas - 13 Master's (1 online programs), 1 Post-Master'. 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
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.
Computer And Information Sciences
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Military Technologies And Applied Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 3,658 students enrolled in Alcorn State University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 485 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 135 male and 350 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 154 full-time and 331 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 269 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 127 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students135
Women Students350
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students154
Part-time Students331
By race/ethnicity 16 White, 453 Black, and 2 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
American Indian /
Native American
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, 269 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 127 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment485
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses269
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses127
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses89
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses269
Mississippi Resident251
Other State In U.S.18
Outside of U.S.0

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