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Academics at Alcorn State University - Majors, Faculty & More

Wondering what academic life at Alcorn State will be like? In addition to the degrees and majors, as well as the faculty composition at Alcorn State this section includes detailed information on freshman retention rates, reasons students did not graduate, and an analysis of full-time and tenured faculty vs. adjunct teaching staff.

All About Academics

What's the point of going to college without academics? Find out more about the faculty and staff, what majors and fields of study are offered at this college, and information on online classes if offered. Here are some of the things you'll learn in this section.

Faculty Resources

The total number of instructional staff teaching the 3,173 undergraduate students at Alcorn State University is 197 . When this is adjusted to account for those with part-time status, the result is the "full-time equivalent" (FTE) count. Using the FTE count for students and staff results in a "student to instructor" ratio of 18 to 1 which makes Alcorn State University worse than the typical college regarding instructional attention.

For every instructor (FTE) at Alcorn State University , there are 18 undergraduate students (FTE). This ratio is worse than the typical college concerning instructional attention.
The majority of the instructors (73.0% ) are full-time.
The vast majority of instructors (99.0% ) are "faculty" rather than "lecturers".
The majority of the faculty (73.0% ) are full-time.
The majority of the faculty (54.0% ) are adjuncts (not in the tenure system).

Learn how the faculty structure at Alcorn State University compares to the national average

Most Popular Majors

Alcorn State University offers 30 distinct undergraduate degrees, concentrated into 27 majors within 21 broad fields of study. Across all fields of study, Alcorn State University awarded 538 undergraduate degrees in 2019 - 2020 .

Most Popular MajorsAssociates GraduationsBachelors GraduationsAll Graduations
General Biology0104104
Liberal Arts General Studies06262
Business Administration & Management03636
General Psychology02727

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