Tuition & Fees

$8,736

$19,208

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
5%
500-599
45%
400-499
47%
300-399
3%
600-699
9%
500-599
48%
400-499
42%
300-399
1%
700-800
0
600-699
2%
500-599
22%
400-499
55%
300-399
20%
200-299
1%
30-36
1%
24-29
9%
18-23
33%
12-17
54%
6-11
3%
24-29
5%
18-23
36%
12-17
59%
24-29
6%
18-23
45%
12-17
49%
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undergraduateRatios

45%

male

55%

female

1

teacher

12

students

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Moderately Selective

66%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,807
Declined + 2,933
Total Received 8,740
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Public

6,419

undergraduate students

1,293

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Electrical Engineering
  2. Business Administration
  3. Civil Engineering
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Codes

SAT 5416
ACT 1722

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School Facts

Morgan State University, founded in 1867, is a preeminent public urban research university. Programs are offered through the College of Liberal Arts; the Institute of Architecture and Planning; and the Schools of Business and Management; Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences; Education and Urban Studies; Engineering, and Graduate Studies. Its 125-acre campus is located in Baltimore, 45 miles north of Washington, DC.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 7,712
Established in 1867
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Historically Black college/university yes
Accredited by •  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ADiA (American Dietetic Association)
•  ASLA (American Society of Landscape Architects)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  NAACLS (National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

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Baltimore, MD

125-acre, suburban campus in Baltimore (population: 611,648), 45 miles from Washington, DC. Served by air, bus, and train. School operates transportation on campus. Public transportation serves campus.

Morgan State University
1700 East Cold Spring Lane
Baltimore, MD 21251

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
38%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
84%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
7%
Top 1/4
31%
Top 1/2
56%
Bottom 1/2
44%
Bottom 1/4
15%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
5%
500-599
45%
400-499
47%
300-399
3%
600-699
9%
500-599
48%
400-499
42%
300-399
1%
700-800
0
600-699
2%
500-599
22%
400-499
55%
300-399
20%
200-299
1%
30-36
1%
24-29
9%
18-23
33%
12-17
54%
6-11
3%
24-29
5%
18-23
36%
12-17
59%
24-29
6%
18-23
45%
12-17
49%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $45
($35 if filed online)
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline November 15 (priority deadline)
February 15
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 15
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

66%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,807
Declined + 2,933
Total Received 8,740

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Class rank
Recommendations

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Particular talent/ability
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Interview
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

Shonda Gray
Director of Admission and Recruitment
P: 800 332-6674
F: 443 885-8260
admissions@morgan.edu

Financial Aid

34%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$11,239

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $8,008
Room $6,696
Board $3,696
Additional fees $728
Books & supplies $2,000
Total $21,128
Average Financial Aid - $11,239
Total with Avg. Aid $9,889
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Institution's own financial aid form

Financial Aid Office

P: 443 885-3170
F: 443 885-8272
finaid@morgan.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Tanya Wilkerson
Director of Financial Aid
tanya.wilkerson@morgan.edu

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Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
bowling
cheerleading
cross-country
football
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

basketball, cross-country, football, tennis, track and field

Club Sports - Women's

basketball, bowling, cross-country, softball, tennis, track and field, volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, bowling, football, softball, tennis, track and field, volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Edward Scott (men's)
Director Of Intercollegiate Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (Division I, Football I-AA)
Mascot
Bears
School colors
blue and orange

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Actuarial Science
African-American Studies
Applied Liberal Arts
Architecture
Architecture/Environmental Design
Bio-Environmental Sciences
Bioinformatics
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
City/Regional Planning
Civil Engineering
Community College Administration/Instruction
Community College Leadership
Computer Science
Construction Management
Economics
Educational Administration/Supervision
Electrical Engineering
Electrical/Computer Engineering
Elementary Education
Elementary/Middle School Education
Engineering
English
Entrepreneurship
Executive Health Management
Family Consumer Sciences
Finance
Fine Arts
Foreign Languages
Health Education
Higher Education
Higher Education Administration
History
History/Geography
Hospitality Management
Hotel/Restaurant/Hospitality Management
Industrial Engineering
Industrial/Computation Mathematics
Information Systems
Interior Design
International Studies
Journalism
Journalism Science
Landscape Architecture
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Medical Technology
Military Science
Multi-Platform Production
Multimedia Journalism
Museum Studies/Historical Preservations
Music
Nursing
Nutritional Science/Dietetics
Operations Research
Philosophy/Religious Studies
Physical Education
Physics/Engineering Physics
Political Science
Professional Accountancy
Project Management
Psychology
Psychometrics
Public Health
Science
Science Education
Screenwriting/Animation
Service/Supply Chain Management
Social Work
Sociology
Sociology/Anthropology
Speech Communications
Strategic Communications
Teaching
Theatre Arts
Transportation
Transportation Systems
Transportation/Urban Infrastructure System
Urban Educational Leadership
Visual Arts
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Electrical Engineering
  2. Business Administration
  3. Civil Engineering

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Weekend College

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Health Professions
  • Home Economics
  • Humanities
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science
  • Technologies

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-theology
  • Pre-veterinary science

7,712

total students

74%

in-state

26%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

83%

6,419
students

Female
55%
3,501

Male
45%
2,918

17%

1,293
students

Female
62%
806

Male
38%
487

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

90%

5,830
students

Female
55%
3,203

Male
45%
2,627

10%

589
students

Female
51%
298

Male
49%
291

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Student Break-down

9%
Nonresident aliens
80%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
2%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

87%

Transfer applicants accepted

46%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: February 15

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 40
Countries most often represented India
Jamaica
Kuwait
Nigeria
Saudi Arabia
The Bahamas
Special services offered for international applicants Special counselors/advisors

International Student Contact

Qimmah S Najeeullah
Director of International Services
443 885-4039
qimmah.najeeullah@morgan.edu

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