Morris College

Sumter, SC

Morris College

Sumter, SC

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Tuition & Fees

$13,882

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

45%

male

55%

female

1

teacher

13

students

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Moderately Selective

79%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,076
Declined 540
Total Received 2,616
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Private

746

undergraduate students

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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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 746
Established in 1908
Coeducational Coeducational
Historically Black college/university yes

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.

  • Metropolitan area: Columbia, SC
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Columbia, SC

Morris College
100 West College Street
Sumter
29150-3599

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
78%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Government Association
  • New Emphasis on Nontraditional Students (NEONS)
  • Block M Club
  • Pre Alumni Council
  • Baptist Student Union

Top Events

  • Coronation of Miss Morris College
  • Religious Emphasis Week
  • Homecoming Week
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Campus Facts

  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
0%
Top 1/4
0%
Top 1/2
26%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions no
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 2.57

Moderately Selective

79%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,076
Declined 540
Total Received 2,616

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA

Considered

standardized test scores

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 0
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $12,521
Room & board $6,033
Additional fees $1,361
Total $19,915
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Softball
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Table tennis

Intramural Sports Women

Table tennis

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Athletic Conference

NAIA

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
History, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Political Science and Government, General
Religious Education
Social Studies Teacher Education
Sociology
Theology/Theological Studies
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Programs Offered

  • Double major
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Army ROTC

746

total students

83%

in-state

17%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

746
students

Female
55%
413

Male
45%
333

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

97%

730
students

Female
56%
406

Male
44%
324

3%

16
students

Female
44%
7

Male
56%
9

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 55%
Student 4 year graduation rate 6%
Student 5 year graduation rate 11%
Student 6 year graduation rate 4%

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

43

Transfer students enrolled

6%

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 yes
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 yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Noncompetitive

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Personal/Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

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

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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