A Reputation For Educating Leaders



For more than 138 years, Alcorn State has educated leaders in the full range of professions agriculture, the arts, business, human services, education, law, politics, medicine, and nursing. An important reason for our graduates' success: At Alcorn, students form close, collaborative relationships with faculty mentors.

Whatever your major, Alcorn professors will be there for you every step of the way: as you select courses to fulfill our general education requirements in the liberal arts and sciences, as you explore possible majors, and as you complete courses in the academic field of your choice.

Questions? Just ask. The learning environment at Alcorn is friendly and relaxed, and the student-to-faculty ratio is a comfortable sixteen to one.


A University Designed To Inspire Success


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Our three campuses - in Lorman, Natchez and Vicksburg - offer convenient access to world class higher education in an intimate setting in Southwest Mississippi. Alcorn is an environment scaled to the individual. A look at our campuses will show you that we're growing. Newer facilities on campus, including the math and science, ecology, and biotech buildings and the Clinton Bristow dining facility smoothly integrate high tech amenities with the serenity of our 1,700 acre, historic Lorman campus.

Succeeding at Alcorn takes hard work, commitment, and determination. But you can count on support all around you - from administrators, professors, and other students. Three out of four students live on campus, and making friends is easy. Dozens of clubs and organizations offer opportunities for getting involved, developing leadership skills, and just having fun. The supportive environment is a big factor in many student's decision to attend Alcorn.