Alcorn State University


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Alcorn State University


  • 84% have a job after 6 months
  • 87% have a job after 1 year
  • 89% have a job after 2 years

In-state Tuition

$3,919 / year

Out-of-state Tuition

$8,887 / year

Room and Board


Application deadline


Application fee


Educational Resources


  • Member of library consortia.
  • 220,393 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 1,046 current serial subscriptions.
  • 577,874 microforms.
  • 17,152 Audio/Visual items.
  • 0 e-books.

Museums & Art

Honor’s dormitory



  • Students are required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 1,000 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 30 Internet connections in libraries.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are not permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.



    placement service


    reading, math, other


    career, academic, psychological, other


    co-op education

    Campus Safety

    24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

    Campus Life



    • The school offers housing for students.
    • 48% of students live in school housing.
    • The school does not provide assistance for off-campus housing.

    Types of housing available

    • In total, there are 10 housing buildings.

    Room Accessories

    • 100% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
    • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
    • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.


    • Alcohol is not permitted on campus.
    • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, marching band, music ensembles, radio station, student government, student newspaper, television station, yearbook
    • Honor societies: Alpha Mu Gamma, Delta Mu Delta, Alpha Kappa Mu Honorary Society, Beta Kappa Chi honor Society, Sigma Rho Sigma, Beta Beta Beta Honorary Society
    • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Sunday School, Young Women’s Christian Association, Baptist Student Union, Methodist Student Movement, Wesley Foundation Newman Club, Gospel Choir, Heroines of Jericho, Masons, Inter-faith Gospel Choir, Adventist Youth Society, Prayer Band, COGIC (Church of God in Christ)
    • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Marching Band, Concert Band, Wind Ensemble, The Alcorn Players, The University Choir, ROTC Band, ROTC Drill Team, Jazz Ensemble, Circle-K, Alcorn Chapter of the NAACP, Black History Month Society, Campus Union Board, ASU Cheering Squad, Beaute Noir ASU Modeling Squad and Male Chorale. Departmental Organizations: Agricultural Economics Club, Alpha Tau Alpha, Army ROTC Cadet Association, Biology Club, Collegiate Club, Communications Club, Computer Science-Mathematics, Criminal Justice Club, Collegiate Chapter of Future Farmers of America, Education-Psychology, English Club, Future Teachers of America, Home Economics Club, Honors Student Organization, Humanities Circle, Industrial Arts Club, Industrial Technology Club, Iota Phi Lambda, Kappa Kappa Psi, Kappa Omicron Phi, Khem club, Mississippi Association for Student Nurses, Music Educators National Conference, National Society of Pershing Rifles, Phi Beta Lambda, Pre-Nursing Club, Professional Secretaries International, Science Club, Social Science Club, Sociology Club, Special Education Club, Student National Education Association, and Tau Beta Sigma (Music).
    • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) Greater Alcorn Herald


    • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Jackson, MS (90)
    • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Jackson, MS (80)
    • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Lorman, MS
    • Public transportation does not serve the campus.
    • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.


    • School employment is available.
    • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

    Greek Life

    • There are 4 fraternities
    • 7% of students are fraternity members
    • There are 4 sororities
    • 12% of students are sorority members.


    • Army ROTC: Offered on campus
    • Navy ROTC: Not offered
    • Airforce ROTC: Not offered
    • Additional Policies

      class attendance mandatory, hazing prohibited

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