SAT Range 780 - 980
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Alcorn State University is a Public school located in Alcorn State University, MS. Alcorn State University has a total enrollment of 3,518 with a graduation rate of 34% and a student/faculty ratio of 17:1.

If SAT (scholastic aptitude test) scores are required for admission to this school, both the SAT range and the national SAT averages will be displayed above. The SAT range is a reflection of the range of SAT scores that are generally (but not always) required to attend the school. The national SAT average distribution graph shows the average SAT scores for every school in the country. The Alcorn State University SAT range (if available) is highlighted in blue to give students a general idea of what their SAT scores would need to be to attend Alcorn State University.

School information

School typeDegree granting, primarily baccalaureate or above
Institutional categoryPublic
Avg. price for students receiving grants$14,237
Avg. price for students living on campus$22,644
Avg. price for students living off campus$24,170


Total applicants3,010
Total admissions2,425
Admission rate81%
Application fee$0
Average staff salary$59,751

25th percentile score

SAT math390
SAT reading390
SAT writing
ACT composite16

75th percentile score

SAT math500
SAT reading480
SAT writing
ACT composite20

Both the SAT and ACT scores are used for college admissions and generally contain the same types of content. The SAT score is derived by combining two sections with a low of 400 to a maximum score of 1600. The two sections are 200 to 800 for SAT Math and 200 to 800 for SAT Reading. The ACT composite score is derived by combining English, Math, Reading and Science with a range from 1 to 36.

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