Morehouse College

Atlanta, GA

Morehouse College

Atlanta, GA

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Tuition & Fees

$54,346

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
26%
500-599
50%
400-499
20%
300-399
0
700-800
2%
600-699
17%
500-599
54%
400-499
23%
300-399
1%
30-36
3%
24-29
27%
18-23
50%
12-17
19%
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undergraduateRatios

100%

male

NA%

female

1

teacher

13

students

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Not Selective

99%

acceptance rate

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

2,238

undergraduate students

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Location

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.

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Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 2,238
Established in 1867
Coeducational Men Only
Historically Black college/university yes

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

  • Metropolitan area: Atlanta, Georgia
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International

Morehouse College
830 Westview Drive, SW
Atlanta
30314

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
66%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through junior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Men only housing

Top Organizations

  • Morehouse College Glee Club
  • Morehouse Business Association
  • SGA
  • Morehouse Public Health Association
  • Pre-Law Society

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Founders' Week
  • Commencement/Reunion

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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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • emergency call boxes, safety tips and awareness training

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

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

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
26%
500-599
50%
400-499
20%
300-399
0
700-800
2%
600-699
17%
500-599
54%
400-499
23%
300-399
1%
30-36
3%
24-29
27%
18-23
50%
12-17
19%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $50
Application deadline March 15
Has early decision program yes
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.13

Not Selective

99%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,026
Declined 4
Total Received 2,030

Admissions Factors

Very Important

level of applicant's interest
application essay
academic GPA
interview
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores
work experience

Important

extracurricular activities
character/personal qualities
class rank
recommendation(s)

Considered

alumni/ae relation
first generation
talent/ability
volunteer work

Not Considered

geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 19
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no
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Financial Facts

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Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Tennis
Track and field

Intramural Sports Men

Soccer, Swimming and diving, Volleyball

Club Sports Men

Lacrosse, Table tennis, Wrestling

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 2

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
African-American/Black Studies
Art/Art Studies, General
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Chinese Studies
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Economics, General
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
Engineering Science
English Language and Literature, General
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
French Language and Literature
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
History, General
Mathematics, General
Music, General
Philosophy
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Religion/Religious Studies
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Urban Studies/Affairs
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Programs Offered

  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Navy ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

2,238

total students

29%

in-state

71%

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 Facts

Freshman retention rate 83%
Student 4 year graduation rate 33%
Student 5 year graduation rate 14%
Student 6 year graduation rate 8%

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
72%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
23%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

57

Transfer students enrolled

3%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions no
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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