Tuition & Fees

$26,742

$26,742

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
13%
500-599
36%
400-499
43%
300-399
7%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
11%
500-599
32%
400-499
43%
300-399
12%
200-299
1%
700-800
0
600-699
8%
500-599
27%
400-499
50%
300-399
14%
200-299
1%
30-36
6%
24-29
19%
18-23
44%
12-17
28%
6-11
3%
Below 6
0
30-36
3%
24-29
23%
18-23
40%
12-17
34%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
3%
24-29
18%
18-23
58%
12-17
21%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

100%

0%

male

female

1
12

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

75%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,738
Declined + 550
Total Received 2,288
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Private (nonprofit)

2,167

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Biology
  3. Political Science
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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 2,167
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: 447,841). 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
68%
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
11%
Top 1/4
30%
Top 1/2
66%
Bottom 1/2
34%
Bottom 1/4
10%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
13%
500-599
36%
400-499
43%
300-399
7%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
11%
500-599
32%
400-499
43%
300-399
12%
200-299
1%
700-800
0
600-699
8%
500-599
27%
400-499
50%
300-399
14%
200-299
1%
30-36
6%
24-29
19%
18-23
44%
12-17
28%
6-11
3%
Below 6
0
30-36
3%
24-29
23%
18-23
40%
12-17
34%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
3%
24-29
18%
18-23
58%
12-17
21%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline November 1 (priority deadline)
February 1
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

75%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,738
Declined + 550
Total Received 2,288

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

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Darryl Isom
Dean of Admissions and Recruitment
P: 800 851-1254
F: 404 572-3668
admissions@morehouse.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $5,895,230
State $842,002
Institutional $16,435,510
Other external $4,523,310
Total $27,696,052

Non-need-based

Federal $0
State $0
Institutional $256,096
Other external $1,148,347
Total $1,404,443

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%

2,167
students

Female
0%
0

Male
100%
2,167

Graduate

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

95%

2,069
students

Female
0%
0

Male
100%
2,069

undergraduatePart-time

5%

98
students

Female
0%
0

Male
100%
98

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
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

54%

Transfer applicants accepted

50%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Recommended of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Required of All
Standardized test scores Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: February 15

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 17
Countries most often represented British Virgin Islands
Burundi
Rwanda
Trinidad And Tobago
Zimbabwe
The Bahamas
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
Host family program
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Harry Wright
Director, International Student Services
404 681-2800, extension 2728
harry.wright@morehouse.edu

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