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Bursar's Office


The Bursar/Cashier's Office is the central processing department for all payments/receipts of the University. All services will be in compliance with Alcorn State University and the State of Mississippi's policies and procedures along with all state and federal regulatory requirements. For questions concerning financial aid awards and posting of financial aid, feel free to utilize Alcorn State University's Financial Aid Office's 'Need Help' form HERE. Any questions concerning registration (enrolling classes, adding additional classes, or dropping classes) should be directed to the Office of Student Records by using their Customer Service form linked HERE.

Hours of Operation

Campus Location:
Walter Washington Administration Building
Room 203 2nd floor
Phone: (601)877-6160
Email: bursarsoffice@alcorn.edu

Hours of Operations
Monday–Thursday 8:00am – 4:00pm
Friday 8:00am – 3:00pm

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College Expenses

The cost of an education at Alcorn State University has been determined by maintaining such expenditures as Tuition, Room & Board, and incidentals at the lowest possible rate constituent with satisfactory service. Tuition may be reduced in many instances by scholarship aid, student earnings, and grants-in-aid.

Summer 2021 Tuition Rates

Academic Year 2021-2022 (Fall, Spring, and Summer) Tuition Rates

Housing Rates

Meal Plan Options


The Bursar/Cashier's Office is responsible for accepting and processing payments and tuition fees along with miscellaneous materials (housing fines, library fines, and etc.). In addition to fee collections, the Bursar's Office also manages

Miscellaneous Fees (Located in the Student Handbook)

ACT Exam $45.00 Dorm Breakage Deposit $100.00
Parking Decal $65.00 Key Deposit $25.00
Parking Violations $20.00-$115.00 Returned Check Fee $50.00
Library Photocopy $.25 Student Replacement ID $25.00
Library Overdue $.25/day Transcript $12.00
Mailbox Rental $30-$40 Orientation Fee $100.00
Deferred Payment Plan Fee $50.00 Graduation Fee $50-$100
Activity Fee $15.00 Technology Fee $20/hour
Capital Improvement Fee $50/Semester