The main campus of Alcorn is located on 1700 acres in Claiborne County, Mississippi, seven miles west of Lorman, seventeen miles southwest of Port Gibson, and about halfway between Vicksburg, to the north, and Natchez, to the south. The campus in Natchez is home to the School of Nursing and School of Business, and a variety of courses are offered at the Vicksburg location.


Schools offer programs leading to the associate, baccalaureate, master’s, specialist, and doctoral degrees.


Nearly 3,000 full- and part-time undergraduate and graduate students from 34 states and 23 countries attend Alcorn State University.


More than 85 clubs and organizations, including student government, student newspaper and yearbook staffs, radio station, honor societies, religious groups, music and theater groups, student council, and special-interest groups.

New student profile 2022

In Alcorn’s diverse living
and learning environment

Students develop the skills they need for lasting
success in our global marketplace. alcorn is the place
where nurturing and guidance share the stage with
independence and accountability