Alcorn State University

Lorman, MS

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Alcorn State University

Alcorn State University

Alcorn State University Student Essentials

Alcorn State University Student Essentials
Region: Southeast
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Braves
Website: www.alcorn.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Highly Selective
In-State Tuition: $ 5,712
Out-of-State Tuition: $ 5,712
Retention Rate: 69%
Enrollment: 4,825
Year Established: 1871

About Alcorn State University

For a high quality, flexible educational experience at a small, private school with a large community, the Alcorn State University in Lorman, Mississippi, may be the place for you.

Student life at Alcorn is active with more than 40 campus clubs and organizations. The community is inclusive and strives to nurture an academic environment that supports diversity through exposure, sensitivity and understanding of a wide range of educational and leadership opportunities.

Academics offered at the university include a variety of degrees, including associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s and specialist degrees in the university’s seven schools. Programs are offered in fields like the liberal arts and sciences, agriculture and applied sciences, business, education, psychology and more.

Admissions are determined on a rolling basis, allowing you to start whenever you’re accepted. There are four criteria for acceptance:

  • High school GPA of at least 3.2
  • High school GPA of at least 2.5 and an ACT score of 16
  • High school GPA of at least 2.0 and an ACT score of 18
  • Satisfy the NCAA standards for student-athletes who are “full qualifiers”

The school is both drug and smoke free.

Tuition is set lower for Mississippi residents.

Students who complete a FAFSA application may be eligible to receive financial aid through the form of federal, state and private assistance.

Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 4 of 5 Stars 1 Review

100% of students gave Alcorn State University 4 stars overall.

Student Ratings

Overall Rating

The campus of Alcorn State University was indeed a great expereince. Every department was very helpful and provided information regarding job placement and opportunities after graduation. Alcorn is definitely ranked on the higher end as I narrow my choices down before graduation within a few weeks.


Alcorn State University Map & Location

Alcorn State University
1000 ASU Dr Ste 359
Lorman, MS 39096


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Getting Around Alcorn State University

Walkability

Limited walkability. We recommend using a car for this area.

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Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Lorman, MS

Winter
Dec
59
35
Jan
57
33
Feb
61
37
Spring
Mar
69
43
Apr
76
51
May
83
60
Summer
Jun
89
67
Jul
91
70
Aug
91
69
Fall
Sep
87
63
Oct
78
51
Nov
68
43

Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 3,911
Freshman Class 1,159
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 4,825

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 1%
  • African American: 94%
  • Caucasian: 4%
  • Unknown and Other: 1%
Latino 1%
African American 94%
Caucasian 4%
Unknown and Other 1%

Undergraduate 81%
Graduate 19%
Full-Time 48%
Part-Time 52%
Women 57%
Men 43%
International 1%
Domestic 99%

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