Location
Alcorn State, MS
Undergrads
2,831
Tuition
$5,712
Admission Difficulty
Average
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Reviews 369 total reviews with an average rating of 3.4

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5 College Senior

Facilities: Great Staff on Natchez and Lorman Campus – Alcorn enrolls a large number of students each semester including both summer sessions. So, it is the student's responsibility to ensure that he or she takes a part in getting their Admission application and Financial Aid Application complete on time. Afterwards, Alcorn has a Supervisor for each department available to its students if they encounter a problem during the application process.

5 College Senior

Health & Safety: Great Security Staff – Alcorn also ensures that its students are safe by enforcing police cars on and nearby its campuses.

5 College Senior

Computers: Excellent Computer Programs and Internet – Alcorn provides fast and easy internet access to its students to ensure that we begin and complete all of our required work before the deadline. We also have a library on the Lorman and Natchez campus.

5 College Senior

Off-Campus Housing: Great Housing Provided – I live off campus, yet some students tell me that Alcorn provides great housing for its students.

5 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: Megar Evers Dorm the Best – New Dorms are the best, though I am in the Homros program, I chose to stay i the new dorms Megar Evers, I Love It!!

4 College Sophomore

Nightlife: Nightlife is Average, mostly the parties on the campus are better, feel safer.

3 College Senior

Academics: Becoming a Teacher – Being a Elementary Ed. major at Alcorn is very good/hard. The work load is very good not to much but enough to know what you are doing. Becoming a teacher the student you have to pass the test called praxis both parts. The studnet would have to pass this test enorder to student teach.

3 College Senior

Academics: Alcorn Sprit – Being a students a Alcorn State I have learned a lot about myself. I am a Elementary Ed. major and I love my department and my teacher. The teacher I have go the extra mile just to make your their students have what they need. Alcorn make sure that their students have all that they need to be successful.

2 College Senior

Parking: Parking at Alcorn is not all that great. Manytimes students have to park on the grass or in teachers parking just to park.

5 College Junior

Facilities: Campus Life – We have a wonderful campus. It is big and pretty. We also have nice historic buildings. Our university is the first land grant university in the nation. We are currently the #1 HBCU in the nation. Our academic programs are excellent. The facilities are decent.

4 College Junior

Off-Campus Housing: Off campus housing is available. It is close to campus and affordable.

5 College Junior

Facilities: We have a very good athletic program. We have had many legends come through Alcorn. Our baseball team is currently #1 in SWAC. We have great facilities for hosting sporting events.

4 College Junior

Greek Life: There is no Greek housing on campus. You are not treated differently if you're not Greek. The Greeks are nice and friendly.

3 College Senior

Greek Life: The Greek life at Alcorn State University seemed just ok. I did not get to go to many events because of studying though.

4 College Senior

Overall Experience: Nice Place to Attend – I feel like Alcorn State University is a nice place to go to college. Most of the staff was helpful and friendly.

4 College Senior

Nightlife: The nightlife around Alcorn State University was ok. I did not have much time to attend many events though because I have to study so much.

4 College Senior

Off-Campus Dining: There are several restaurants around the campus and all of them were very good.

5 College Senior

Computers: The computers were helpful to me and they were available to me when I needed them.

3 Recent Alumnus

Drug Safety: Drug Problem Average – I feel that the drug and alcohol problems are average. Campus polices are constantly monitoring the campus.

2 Recent Alumnus

Off-Campus Dining: Resurants Are Scarce – Restaurants are somewhat distant off-campus. To find a good one you would have to travel about 26 to 30 miles from the school campus. Goldies Barbecue in Vicksburg is a nice restaurant. They have the best potato salad and baked beans. Shoney's in Vicksburg is also a nice place to eat breakfast. They offer a wide variety of breakfast foods for a reasonable price on the breakfast bar. Tony's Place is a good option for gorumet or soul food and also a nice place to take a date.

4 Recent Alumnus

Transportation: Buses Are a Good Options – Public transportation is offered in certain areas such as Vicksburg and Natchez for a reasonable fee.

5 College Junior

Weather: Sunshine and Rain – Although the weather changes with the seasons as it should, we experience a lot of sunshine and rain. Neither effect activities or classes on campus unless the weather gets really bad like say a tornado or flooding. Students here love being able to hang out outside when the weather conditions are perfect.

3 College Junior

Health & Safety: Safety First – Alcorn officials work very hard to keep their students feeling safe. Some techniques include the use of student identification cards on the doors of all residence hall, as well as having to show them to the campus security upon entering the campus gates. Surveillance cameras are all over campus and campus police are on patrol 24 hours. There is no reason to feel unsafe. But like many other schools, students are advised to keep their doors locked to avoid theft or pranks.

3 College Junior

Drug Safety: Drugs and Alcohol Are Almost Equal in Usage – The usage of drugs and alcohol are very popular on the campus of Alcorn Sate University. About 45%, if not more, of the students indulge in smoking and drinking alcohol. Both substances are being used at an equal amount, not one more than the other.

5 College Junior

Campus Housing: New Dorms Are the BEST Dorms! Its very roomy and very clean. We don't have to use a public bathroom with the whole dorm.

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