For more than 125 years, Alcorn State has educated leaders in the full range of professions: agriculture, the arts, business, human services, education, law, politics, medicine, and nursing. At Alcorn State, students form close, collaborative relationships with faculty mentors - an important reason for our graduates' success.

Succeeding at Alcorn State takes hard work, commitment, and determination. But you can count on support all around you - from administrators, professors, and other students. Three out of four students live on campus, and making friends is easy. Dozens of clubs and organizations offer opportunities for getting involved, developing leadership skills, and just having fun. The supportive environment is a big factor in many student's decision to attend Alcorn State.

Alcorn State: "Knowledge and Character, That's the Alcorn Difference."

President:  Dr. Alfred Rankins Jr.

Athletic Department Phone: 601-877-6500
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Director of Athletics:

Derek Horne

Director of Compliance: Katrina Ransome
Faculty Rep.: Dr. John Igwebuike
Sports Information Director: Herman Shelton
Senior Woman Administrator: Dorianne Johnson