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Alcorn State University
Lorman, MS
LOCATION AND SETTING
Lorman Population 1,017
Nearest Metropolitan Area  
Environment Rural community
Campus Size 1,756 acres
Weather
Temperature 32.7 average low in January, 90.6 average high in September
Rain 109 rainy days per year
 
Getting Around
Campus Map  
Nearest Airport 90 mile(s) from campus in Jackson
Nearest Bus Station 7 mile(s) from campus in Lorman
Nearest Train Station 90 mile(s) from campus in Jackson
HOUSING
College Housing College offers housing to students
Types of Housing Women's dorms, men's dorms
Students in College Housing 87% of freshmen, 57% of all students
Housing Requirements  
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting 43%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available
SECURITY
24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices Available
24-Hour Security Patrols Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances Available
PERSONAL SUPPORT SERVICES
Health Service Offered
Personal Counseling Offered
Child Care Offered
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SPORTS AND RECREATION
Intercollegiate Athletics
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division I
Mascot Braves
School Colors Purple and old gold
Intercollegiate Sports Offered
Sport WOMEN MEN
Offered Scholarships Given Offered Scholarships Given
Baseball     x x
Basketball x x x x
Cross-Country Running x x x x
Football     x x
Golf x x x x
Soccer x x    
Softball x x    
Tennis x x x x
Track And Field x x x x
Volleyball x x    
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SPORTS AND RECREATION - continued
Club Sports
Women's Club Sports  
Men's Club Sports  
Recreational Sports
Intramural Sports basketball, football
STUDENT ACTIVITIES
Activities and Organizations choral groups, concert band, dance, drama theatre, jazz band, marching band, music ensembles, radio station, student government, student newspaper, television station, yearbook
Sororities  
Fraternities  
ROTC Army ROTC offered on campus