Academics

How to Apply to Graduate School

Welcome prospective student to Alcorn State University Office of Graduate Studies admission process. All interested students desiring to matriculate as a graduate student must complete an application for admission and submit the required credentials. You may apply using a paper application or an online application to apply to Graduate Studies. The preferred method is using one of the online applications below.
  • First Time Graduate
  • Readmission
  • Second Master's
  • Non-Degree
  • Specialist in Elementary Education
Appy Now (Click here to access the electronic application)
  • You will be asked to create a Login and PIN. Remember this Login and PIN to access your application. If you already have an ASU ID number and PIN, you can use this information to login to the self-service application.
  • You may make corrections or changes to your application provided you do not submit the application. Once submitted you will not be able to make changes.
  • A valid email address is required. Be aware that secure information concerning your application will be sent to this email address.
  • Application Checklist - The following is a checklist for your self-service application sections according to the application type you select. When you enter data in a section, a check mark will appear by that section to indicate it is complete. Once you have provided all the application information requested, you must click Application is Complete to submit your application.

     First Time Graduate
     1-Name
     2-Permanent Address
     3-Personal Information
     4-Planned Course of Study
     5-Previous College
     6-Additional Information
     7-International Information
     8-Letters of Recommendation
     9-Certification of Application

     Graduate Readmission
     1-Name
     2-Address
     3-Personal Information
     4-Plan of Study
     5-Additional Information
     6-Certification of Application

     Graduate Second Masters
     1-Name
     2-Address
     3-Personal Information
     4-Plan of Study
     5-Additional Information
     6-Certification of Application

     Graduate Non-Degree
     1-Name
     2-Address
     3-Previous College
     4-International Information
     5-Statement of Purpose
     6-Certification of Application

     Specialist in Elementary Education
     1-Name
     2-Address
     3-Personal Information
     4-Planned Course of Study
     5-Previous College
     6-Additional Information
     7-International Information
     8-Certification of Application

Following submission of your application, make sure all admission documents required to complete your application pack are forwarded to the Office of Graduate Studies (official transcript from all colleges attended, official standardized test scores based on the program of application (GRE, PRAXIS I & II, or GMAT), and two letters of recommendation). 

You can apply by visiting the Alcorn homepage @
www.alcorn.edu and clicking Apply or accessing this link on the Graduate Studies webpage. Click the link Apply for Admission and select the appropriate graduate application, First Time Graduate, Graduate Readmission, Graduate Second Masters, Graduate Non-Degree, and Specialist.  All completed admission packs are reviewed for an admission decision by the academic unit's admission committee.  Applications received beyond the deadline for admission will be processed for the next semester.  


DEADLINES TO APPLY: 

Spring - November 25       Summer I - April 25      Summer II - May 25        Fall - July 15