Morehouse College

Atlanta, GA

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

Tuition & Fees

$29,468

$29,468

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

500-599
1%
500-599
1%
600-699
7%
500-599
30%
400-499
63%
18-23
1%
24-29
1%
18-23
1%
18-23
1%
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undergraduateRatios

100%

male

0%

female

1

teacher

14

students

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Not Selective

99%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,026
Declined + 4
Total Received 2,030
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Private (nonprofit)

2,238

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Biology
  3. Social Sciences
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Codes

SAT 5415
ACT 0792

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Fun Facts

  • Morehouse College has produced four 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 College, 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 2,238
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)

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Atlanta, GA

66-acre campus in Atlanta (population: 486,290). Served by air, bus, and train. School operates transportation to library and subway stations.

Morehouse College
830 Westview Drive, SW
Atlanta, GA 30314

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
67%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
1%
Top 1/4
2%
Top 1/2
5%
Bottom 1/2
0%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

500-599
1%
500-599
1%
600-699
7%
500-599
30%
400-499
63%
18-23
1%
24-29
1%
18-23
1%
18-23
1%

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 Subject Tests Recommended
SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

99%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,026
Declined + 4
Total Received 2,030

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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Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA
April 1

Institution's own financial aid form
April 1

CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE
April 1

State aid form
April 1

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Institution's own financial aid form

CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE

State aid form

Financial Aid Office

P: 844 512-6672
F: 470 639-0974
financialaid@morehouse.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Tarik Boyd
Director of Financial Aid
tarik.boyd@morehouse.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Club Sports - Men's

basketball, billiards, lacrosse, soccer, table tennis, wrestling

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, fishing, golf, indoor soccer, tennis, volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Javarro Edwards (men's)
Interim Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

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

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
African-American Studies
Applied Physics/Pre-Engineering
Art
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Chinese Studies
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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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Biology
  3. Social Sciences

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Phi Beta Kappa

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Social/Behavioral Science

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-law

2,238

total students

31%

in-state

69%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

2,238
students

Female
0%
1

Male
100%
2,237

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

95%

2,145
students

Female
1%
1

Male
99%
2,144

5%

93
students

Female
0%
0

Male
100%
93

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
72%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
24%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

98%

Transfer applicants accepted

107%

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

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

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 transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 14
Countries most often represented Bermuda
Burundi
Ethiopia
Rwanda
Zimbabwe
The Bahamas
Special services offered for international applicants Host family program
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Darryl D. Isom
Director of Admissions and Recruitment
470 639-0334
darryl.isom@morehouse.edu

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