Tuition & Fees

$13,886

$13,886

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Not Reported

undergraduateRatios

40%

male

60%

female

1

teacher

15

students

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Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,330
Declined + 506
Total Received 2,836
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Private (nonprofit)

649

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

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Location

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 649
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)

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Sumter, SC

34-acre campus in Sumter (population: 39,982), 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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
78%
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 4% of male students
 
4 sororities 4% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
1%
Top 1/4
9%
Top 1/2
21%
Bottom 1/2
79%
Bottom 1/4
49%

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

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,330
Declined + 506
Total Received 2,836

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

Wanda Ramsey
Director of Enrollment Management and Records
P: 866 853-1345
F: 803 773-8241
wramsey@morris.edu

Financial Aid

66%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$15,850

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $12,525
Room $2,650
Board $3,383
Additional fees $1,361
Books & supplies $3,000
Total $22,919
Average Financial Aid - $15,850
Total with Avg. Aid $7,069

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $3,766,617
State $1,315,850
Institutional $128,522
Other external $32,625
Total $5,243,614

Non-need-based

Federal $4,000
State $4,500
Institutional $93,769
Other external $35,950
Total $138,219
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Financial Aid Deadline

State aid form
June 30

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Institution's own financial aid form

State aid form

Financial Aid Office

P: 803 934-3238
F: 803 775-4217
sangibson@morris.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Sandra Gibson
Director of Financial Aid
sangibson@morris.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Cheerleading

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Athletic Directors

Clarence Houck (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

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

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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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Criminal Justice
  3. Biology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Internships

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Business
  • Health Professions
  • Humanities
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy

649

total students

84%

in-state

16%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

649
students

Female
60%
388

Male
40%
261

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

97%

633
students

Female
60%
378

Male
40%
255

3%

16
students

Female
63%
10

Male
37%
6

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
95%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

20%

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

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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