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Alcorn State University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$18,498 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$5,269 tuition
$10,372 on campus room & board
$1,580 books and supplies
$1,277 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$18,498 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$5,269 tuition
$10,372 on campus room & board
$1,580 books and supplies
$1,277 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$7,572 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
92% of students receive aid
74% get federal aid ($5,650 avg)
11% get state aid ($2,288 avg)
31% get institn'l aid ($7,572 avg)
77% get loans ($8,779 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 2.34% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 2.34% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $7,889 86%
Federal Grant Aid $5,650 74%
Pell Grants $4,997 74%
Other Federal Grants $1,461 33%
Institution Grant Aid $7,572 31%
State Grant Aid $2,288 11%
Student Loans $8,779 77%
Federal Loans $6,406 80%
Other Loans - 0%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: April 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Alcorn State University offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
1000 ASU Dr Ste 359
Alcorn State, MS 39096-7500
(601) 877-6100
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $273
Out of State $273


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 2
  • Isaiah from Yukon, OK
  • I am a current student here

    The one gripe I have for this school is that it seems like everything is half-assed. It's as if not much is expected from anyone including the school. Now there are some faculty that take there jobs seriously and want to teach and help students, but then you get some cases where you get the run around when something goes wrong. I just feel like this school could do better. The one upside is no out of state tuition fees.

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  • 4
  • Meia from Port Gibosn, MS
  • I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    ASU is a pretty affordable all college is expensive so different is no especial but they will work with you to help make sure you have all you will need in order to do well in class. You can do work-study to help cover the cost and also rent books and figure out what you don't need and what you do need to be successful.

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  • 5
  • Ariel from Petal, MS
  • I am a current student here

    If you stay in the Medger Evers Dorm you really don't have to bring that many supplies for your room.

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