Location
Alcorn State, MS
Undergrads
2,831
Tuition
$5,712
Admission Difficulty
Average
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Reviews 380 total reviews with an average rating of 3.4

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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.

3 College Junior

Off-Campus Housing: Fair Prices! The prices are very reasonable and the people are very fair.

3 College Senior

Transportation: Own Car or Friend With Cars – everything is at least 15 to 30 mins away such as wal mart or any other store of food place that's not on campus. its best you have your own car or have a friend with a car

5 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: Campus Living – it's very expensive and it will rip your mouth out!

4 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Dining: The Middle of No Were – we don't have any nearby off campus dining area's everything is so far apart because of our school location...

College Sophomore

Drug Safety: Alcorn State University doesn't really have such a big drug scene on campus pretty much everyone you meet is pretty laid back. It might be time when people have had to much and it gets out of hand...

5 College Senior

Academics: The professors go above and beyond to make sure no one is left behind. If you try your best and give it your all then you're bound to succeed.

3 College Senior

Off-Campus Dining: There aren't many options too close by but the prices are pretty decent. There's not alot of variety so you may get tired of eating the same thing over and over unless you're up to a 45 minute drive

3 College Senior

Computers: They may be a little slow sometimes but they're good enough for what you need to do. If one lab is crowded or printer is broken then there are many more to choose from

2 College Senior

Local Atmosphere: Nothing Is Close to Campus – There's nothing close to campus to do. You have to drive at least an hr for entertainment

3 College Senior

Greek Life: Life of a Greek – Greek Life is very fun and very supportive to a school setting. Becoming a greek take s a lot of discipline from yourself and it also gives each person abetter since of brotherhood and sisterhood

3 College Senior

Off-Campus Dining: CJ's Restaurant – The closest and most convenient places to eat near ASU which offers a variety of food is CJ's. The food there is affordable and very tasty.

3 College Senior

Computers: Computer Labs – There are computer labs on campus, which is a huge plus during midterms and finals.

3 College Senior

Campus Dining: Dining Hall – The food in the dining hall for lunch is okay but for dinner you are lucky you have other places around campus to eat.

4 College Senior

Campus Housing: Girls Dorms – The dorms for female college students are okay. Building A & B and the honor dorms are the best to stay. However, Buildings A & B are the farthest from everything on campus.

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