About Alcorn State University

Founded: 1871

Address:
Alcorn State University Lorman Campus
1000 ASU Drive
Alcorn State, MS 39096-7500

Phone: 800.222.6790 or 601.877.6111

Email: admissions@alcorn.edu 

Web site: www.alcorn.edu 

 

Accreditations

Alcorn State University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the associate, bachelor’s, master’s and education specialist degrees.

The University also holds accreditation with the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education, the American Dietetics Association, the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission, the National Association of Schools of Music, the National Association of Industrial Technology and the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences.

 

Enrollment and Student Body Information

Total Student Enrollment (Fall 2010):  

3,682

Faculty-to-Student Ratio: 

1:17

Popular Majors:  

Biology, Business Administration, Elementary Education,
Secondary Education, Nursing, Recreation and Teaching

  

Alumni

17,000+ in 48 states, 5 foreign nations
12,500+ in Mississippi
Contribute over $32 million into the Mississippi economy annually

Famous alumni: Civil Rights martyr Medgar Evers and former NAACP Chairwoman Myrlie Evers, Pulitzer Prize winning author Alex Haley, Emmy and Oscar award-winning actor Michael Clarke Duncan (The Green Mile), First African American woman Mississippi Legislature Alyce Griffin Clarke and the late Steve “AIR II” McNair and Donald Driver, NFL players, to name a few.

 

 

 

 
 
INAUGURAL OFFICE
601.877.6111 | inauguration2011@alcorn.edu
1000 ASU DRIVE | ALCORN STATE UNIVERSITY
ALCORN STATE, MISSISSIPPI 39096-7500