Alcorn State University

Alcorn State University

Alcorn State University is a public, land-grant university located in Lorman, Mississippi, United States. It was established in the year 1871. The campus spreads across an area of 1700 acres. Alcorn was the first state-supported higher education institution for African American students. The university was named in the honor of James L. Alcorn, the then governor of Mississippi. The university offers a variety of degrees and programs in over 45 areas of study. Alcorn is organized into the following academic divisions:

  • College for Excellence
  • School of Agriculture, Research, Extension and Applied Sciences
  • School of Arts and Sciences
  • School of Business
  • School of Education and Psychology
  • School of Graduate Studies
  • School of Nursing

Alcorn's ahletics department supports several men's and women's sports teams. It is home to various clubs and organizations based on the varied interests of the students such as entertainment, academics, and cultural activities.

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Computer And Information Sciences, General
System, Networking, And LAN/WAN Management/Manager
Community College Education
Elementary Education And Teaching
Secondary Education And Teaching
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
Foods, Nutrition, And Wellness Studies, General
Child Development
English Language And Literature, General
Liberal Arts And Sciences/Liberal Studies
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Mathematics, General
Military Technologies And Applied Sciences, Other
Parks, Recreation And Leisure Studies
Sport And Fitness Administration/Management
Chemistry, General
Psychology, General
Social Work
Music, General
Music Performance, General
History, General
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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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