Alcorn State University

Alcorn State Demographics & Diversity Report

How diverse is Alcorn State University? College Factual's <nil> diversity report reveals the true stats about diversity at Alcorn State. We analyzed racial demographics, gender ratios, student age ranges, and more.

Alcorn State Student Population

How Many Students Attend Alcorn State University?

Alcorn State total enrollment is approximately 3,230 students. 2,345 are undergraduates and 163 are graduate students.

Alcorn State Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Alcorn State undergraduate population is made up of 66% women, and 34% men.

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Alcorn State Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

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Race/Ethnicity Number
Black or African American 2,117
International 127
Multi-Ethnic 45
White 29
Hispanic 21
Asian 4
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
Unknown 0

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Alcorn State Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 75% of full-time grad students are women, and 25% men.

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Alcorn State Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

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Race/Ethnicity Number
Black or African American 139
White 9
International 8
Asian 2
Hispanic 2
Multi-Ethnic 2
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1
Unknown 0

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Racial/Ethnic Diversity

93% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *
HBCU YES
Alcorn State is a Historically Black College or University (HBCU) with a principal mission of serving and educating the black community.

Alcorn State Racial Demographics:

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Race/Ethnicity Number
Black or African American 2,925
International 140
White 72
Multi-Ethnic 54
Hispanic 27
Asian 9
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1
Unknown 0

Low Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Alcorn State University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

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Ethnicity Number of Faculty
Black or African American 644
White 57
Asian 23
Hispanic 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
International 0
Multi-Ethnic 0
Unknown 0

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Alcorn State Male/Female Diversity

More Female Students
This school is more popular with women than with men.

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There are approximately 2,180 female students and 1,050 male students at Alcorn State.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Alcorn State is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  88.59 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.

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There are approximately 420 female teachers and 334 male teachers.

High Geographic Diversity

38.8% Out of State
1.68% Out of the Country

Alcorn State ranks 668 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

38.8% of Alcorn State students come from out of state, and 1.68% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  69 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 22 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.

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Top 5 States

State Amount
Mississippi 317
Louisiana 68
Illinois 23
Georgia 21
Texas 19

International Students at Alcorn State

Students from 39 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from India, Nigeria, and Jamaica.

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High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
58.13% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  78.76 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Alcorn State, 58.13% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

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Student Age Group Amount
18-19 1,245
20-21 915
22-24 616
35 and over 407
25-29 314
30-34 135
Under 18 0

Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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