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Alcorn State, MS
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3 College Junior

Health & Safety: The only reason it feels unsafe is because there are not that many sources of lights around the campus and the only way you will see lights is by going toward the cafe to get to your dorm from a night class, which is a long way..

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3 College Freshman

Health & Safety: it has its up and down with the safety but the food in the cafe is very healthy with a salad bar

3 College Senior

Health & Safety: It's a good school, the teachers are ALL from my experimce really helpful and willing to go that extra mile for students. The campus can get extremely boring on weekends if no sports are being played, but doing the week its really fun. The down side is some of employees can be rude, unwilling to help, and defensive. They will send you all over the world just to get one question answered. It's hard to get financial aid on the phone, cashier's office is hard to contact. The students and classes are good.

2 College Junior

Health & Safety: There has been a recent slew of thefts mostly relating to carelessness, but campus security is minimal. There are gaurds at the gate but dont expect them to prevent too many tresspassers

4 College Senior

Health & Safety: Police and Safety Services – Alcorn police services are good. They are always on duty and they respond to calls swiftly. There is not really danger that goes on at Alcorn to indicate safety issues. I feel safe and secure at Alcorn because all the students are friendly, and no one wants to call any problems. Alcorn State University is about higher learning and the students who are enrolled there are focused only on that.

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Rankings View more rankings . . .

  • 337th
    Best Student Health Center
  • 462nd
    Most Visible Campus Police
  • 1137th
    Safest Campuses

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Facts & Statistics

Crimes on Campus
  • Aggravated Assault: 3
  • Arson: 2
  • Burglary: 18
  • Murder/Manslaughter: 0
  • Robbery: 0
  • Sex Offenses: 0
  • Vehicle Theft: 1
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Student Polls

What safety concerns do you have?    Based on 26 responses

  • 12% Theft/robberies
  • 12% None
  • 9% Drugs
  • 9% Non-students on campus
  • 9% Sexual assault/date rape
  • 9% Walking alone
  • 7% Excessive drinking
  • 6% Criminal activity near campus
  • 6% Dorm safety
  • 6% Unlit pathways
  • 4% Gang violence
  • 4% Lack of a strong security presence
  • 3% Lack of/broken emergency phones
  • 3% Lack of safety escort services
  • 1% Violence among students

How would you rate the quality and convenience of the student health center?    Based on 27 responses

  • 0% Poor quality, not very convenient.
  • 4% Poor quality, very convenient.
  • 4% Mediocre quality, not very convenient.
  • 0% High quality, not very convenient.
  • 59% Mediocre quality, very convenient.
  • 33% High quality, very convenient.

How visible are the campus police on campus?    Based on 28 responses

  • 0% We have campus police?
  • 7% Not very visible.
  • 25% Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
  • 43% There if you need them but not overbearing.
  • 25% Extremely present and willing to assist students.

How safe do you feel on campus?    Based on 27 responses

  • 4% Relatively unsafe and uneasy about security.
  • 22% More comfortable when in a group, but relatively safe.
  • 48% Generally safe and comfortable walking alone across campus.
  • 26% Extremely safe and secure on campus.
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