Alcorn State University


Take the years of academic excellence plus innovative and constantly updated programs. The result is Alcorn — your opportunity for a rigorous education that prepares you to be a leader for tomorrow.

Alcorn University was founded in 1871 as a result of the people of Mississippi’s efforts to educate the descendants of formerly enslaved Africans. Alcorn strives to prepare graduates to be well-rounded future leaders of high character and to be successful in the global marketplace of the 21st century.

In Alcorn’s diverse learning environment, students develop the skills they need for lasting success in our global marketplace. Alcorn is a place where nurturing and guidance share the stage with independence and accountability.

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"Where Knowledge
and Character Matter."

Location: Lorman, Mississippi

Established: 1871

President: Dr. Tracy M Cook

Level: 4-year institution

Online Academic Offer: Undergraduate and Graduate Programs

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