Tuition & Fees

$27,278

$27,278

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
9%
500-599
35%
400-499
54%
700-800
1%
600-699
10%
500-599
34%
400-499
55%
600-699
7%
500-599
30%
400-499
63%
30-36
9%
24-29
20%
18-23
47%
12-17
21%
6-11
3%
30-36
4%
24-29
27%
18-23
43%
12-17
26%
30-36
6%
24-29
24%
18-23
51%
12-17
19%
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undergraduateRatios

100%

0%

male

female

1
12

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

66%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,105
Declined + 1,081
Total Received 3,186
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Private (nonprofit)

2,108

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Biology
  3. Economics
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Codes

SAT 5415
ACT 0792

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Fun Facts

  • Morehouse College has produced three Rhodes Scholars. Only 165 colleges or universities have produced three or more.
  • Did you know that Martin Luther King, Jr. graduated from Morehouse College when he was 19? (He graduated high school at 15!)

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School Facts

Morehouse, founded in 1867, is a private, liberal arts, historically black, men's college. Its 66-acre campus is located near downtown Atlanta.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 2,108
Established in 1867
Coeducational Men's College
Historically Black college/university yes
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

Atlanta, GA

66-acre campus in Atlanta (population: 456,002). Served by air, bus, and train. School operates transportation to library and subway stations.

Morehouse College
830 Westview Drive, SW
Atlanta, GA 30314

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
74%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
100%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
15%
Top 1/4
37%
Top 1/2
71%
Bottom 1/2
29%
Bottom 1/4
11%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
9%
500-599
35%
400-499
54%
700-800
1%
600-699
10%
500-599
34%
400-499
55%
600-699
7%
500-599
30%
400-499
63%
30-36
9%
24-29
20%
18-23
47%
12-17
21%
6-11
3%
30-36
4%
24-29
27%
18-23
43%
12-17
26%
30-36
6%
24-29
24%
18-23
51%
12-17
19%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline November 1 (priority deadline)
February 15
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 1
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

66%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,105
Declined + 1,081
Total Received 3,186

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Essay
Interview
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores
Volunteer Work

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Recommendations

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Particular talent/ability
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Darryl Isom
Director of Admissions and Recruitment
P: 844 512-6672
admissions@morehouse.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $6,099,897
State $929,402
Institutional $15,754,299
Other external $5,245,495
Total $28,029,093

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $256,248
Other external $749,592
Total $1,005,840

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
football
golf
tennis
track and field (outdoor)

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA Division II, Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC)
Mascot
Maroon Tigers
School colors
maroon and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
African-American Studies
Applied Physics/Pre-Engineering
Art
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Cinema/Television/Emerging Media Studies
Computer Science
Drama
Early Childhood Education
Economics
English
French
General Science/Pre-Engineering
History
International Studies
Kinesiology/Sport Studies/Physical Education
Mathematics
Music
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Religion
Sociology
Spanish
Urban Studies
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Undergraduate

100%

2,108
students

Female
0%
0

Male
100%
2,108

Graduate

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

95%

2,020
students

Female
0%
0

Male
100%
2,020

undergraduatePart-time

5%

88
students

Female
0%
0

Male
100%
88

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
95%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

49%

Transfer applicants accepted

62%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Not Required/Recommended
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Required of All
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: February 1

Spring: November 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

60

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

60

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 15
Countries most often represented Burundi
Kenya
Rwanda
Trinidad And Tobago
Zimbabwe
The Bahamas
Special services offered for international applicants Host family program
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Harry Wright
Director, International Student Services
470 639-0331
harry.wright@morehouse.edu

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