Tuition & Fees

$13,045

$13,045

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Not Reported

undergraduateRatios

47%

53%

male

female

1
13

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,454
Declined + 402
Total Received 1,856
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Private (nonprofit)

774

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Criminal Justice
  2. Business Administration
  3. Biology
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Codes

SAT 5418
ACT 3868

School Facts

Morris, founded in 1908, is a private, church-affiliated, historically black college. Its 34-acre campus is located in Sumter, 45 miles east of Columbia.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 774
Established in 1908
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Baptist
Historically Black college/university yes
Accredited by •  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

Sumter, SC

34-acre campus in Sumter (population: 41,190), 45 miles from Columbia. Served by bus; air serves Columbia; train serves Florence (35 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

Morris College
100 West College Street
Sumter, SC 29150-3599

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
77%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
94%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

 
4 fraternities 6% of male students
 
4 sororities 5% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
0%
Top 1/4
5%
Top 1/2
22%
Bottom 1/2
78%
Bottom 1/4
39%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $20
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline July 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements

Moderately Selective

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,454
Declined + 402
Total Received 1,856

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Considered

Class rank

Not Considered

Standardized test scores

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Deborah Calhoun
Director of Admissions and Records
P: 866 853-1345
F: 803 773-8241
dcalhoun@morris.edu

Cost

Tuition $11,690
Room $2,530
Board $2,800
Additional fees $1,355
Books & supplies $2,800
Total $21,175
Average Financial Aid - $15,103
Total with Avg. Aid $6,072

Financial Aid

64%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$15,103

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $3,724,738
State $1,302,727
Institutional $55,559
Other external $176,831
Total $5,259,855

Non-need-based

Federal $16,000
State $23,000
Institutional $40,125
Other external $255,400
Total $334,525

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
softball
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, Association of Independent Institutions
Mascot
Hornet
School colors
royal blue and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Biology
Biology Teacher Education
Business Administration
Christian Education
Criminal Justice
Early Childhood Education
Elementary Education
English
English Education
Health Sciences
History
Liberal Studies
Mass Communications
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Organizational Management
Pastoral Ministry
Political Science
Recreation Administration
Social Studies Education
Sociology
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Undergraduate

100%

774
students

Female
53%
411

Male
47%
363

Graduate

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

98%

760
students

Female
53%
402

Male
47%
358

undergraduatePart-time

2%

14
students

Female
65%
9

Male
35%
5

Student Break-down

98%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

32%

Transfer applicants accepted

100%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

94

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • 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

80%

Additional services

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

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Tutors
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