Tuition & Fees

$13,886

$13,886

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Not Reported

undergraduateRatios

40%

60%

male

female

1
13

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

69%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,047
Declined + 901
Total Received 2,948
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Private (nonprofit)

747

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

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

SAT 5418
ACT 3868

School Facts

Morris College, 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 747
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: 40,723), 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 29150-3502

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
82%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
92%
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
0%
Top 1/2
26%
Bottom 1/2
74%
Bottom 1/4
41%

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

69%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,047
Declined + 901
Total Received 2,948

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 $12,525
Room $2,650
Board $3,383
Additional fees $1,361
Books & supplies $3,000
Total $22,919
Average Financial Aid - $15,585
Total with Avg. Aid $7,334

Financial Aid

65%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$15,585

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $3,941,657
State $1,502,908
Institutional $142,675
Other external $114,345
Total $5,701,585

Non-need-based

Federal $16,000
State $15,750
Institutional
Other external $127,439
Total $159,189

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%

747
students

Female
60%
447

Male
40%
300

Graduate

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

97%

731
students

Female
61%
440

Male
39%
291

undergraduatePart-time

3%

16
students

Female
44%
7

Male
56%
9

Student Break-down

97%
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
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

15%

Transfer applicants accepted

89%

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

90%

Additional services

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

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Tutors
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