Visit Alcorn State University to experience our friendly campus community first-hand. Student activity is focused on the expansive 1,700-acre campus, surrounded by the green hills and sparkling lakes of Lorman, Mississippi, just four miles from the mighty Mississippi River. Classic architecture blends with modern facilities to create the perfect setting for challenging academic studies and an active student lifestyle.

Driving Directions

Alcorn State University is approximately an equal distance - 40 miles - from Vicksburg to the north and Natchez to the south. The University is 80 miles southwest of the state capital, Jackson. 

From the east or west via I-20

Take the U.S. Hwy 61 exit, travel approximately 40 miles, and exit onto Mississippi Hwy 552 west. Follow the signs for 7 miles to the campus. 

From the north or south via I-55

  1. From I-55 in Jackson, MS take take I-20 west to Vicksburg, MS. Take the exit to U.S. Hwy 61 south to MS Hwy 552 west.
  2. From I-55 at Brookhaven, MS take U.S. Hwy 84 west to MS Hwy 33 north, to US Hwy 61 north to US Hwy 552 west.
  3. From I-55 at McComb, MS take U.S. Hwy 98 west to U.S. Hwy 84 west at Bude, to MS Hwy 33 N to U.S. Hwy 61 north to MS Hwy 552 west.