58%

Acceptance Rate

$9,522

Avg.Financial Aid

001582

FAFSA Code

About Morehouse College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

2,206

Website

www.morehouse.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

SACSCOC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Morehouse College, which is located in Atlanta, Georgia is a private university. At Morehouse College, the total enrolment stands at 2,238. The school has an academic staff of 159 who teach various courses to the students. At Morehouse College, around 97% of the students are 24 and under. Talking about gender distribution at MC, around 0% of the students are females and 100% are males. Martin Luther King, Jr., Spike Lee, Samuel L. Jackson, and Herman Cain are some of the well-known alumni of the school. Several other achievers owe their success to this university. The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and, hence encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. Students taking admission here will notice that the university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. At MC, 23 undergraduate and graduate-level programs, including both residential and online, are offered to the students. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges.

Location & Contact

Address

830 Westview Dr SW

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 4706390999
Fax: 4045245635
Request Info

Rankings

Forbes and US News provide rankings to the universities, which are trusted everywhere. But this is applicable only if the universities are located in the US. Usually, the rankings of colleges/universities by Forbes and US News are considered trustworthy by applicants and experts. However, Morehouse College doesn't feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings of these two publications. Generally, the ranking of a college is a great way to gauge its performance on several factors like research excellence, the performance of its students after graduation, student experience, and academic success.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

1-Feb

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

58%

SAT Range

1010 - 1210

ACT Range

20 - 25

Application Fee

$50

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

Admission to the university is fairly easy and the students are recommeded to make the most out of it. Morehouse College has 3 admission thresholds. To kickstart the admission process at MC, the candidates have to fill an application form and submit a fee of $50. The SAT score in the range of 1020-1143 would boost a student's chances of securing admission. A candidate, in order to take admission to Morehouse College, must score 20 in her ACTs. But, in certain cases, those having ACT scores less than 18 are also given admission. The application process can be completed online. However, if needed, one can also visit the office at 830 Westview Dr SW, Atlanta, Georgia 30314, or call (470) 639-0999.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$38,878

Average Annual Cost

$25,368

Books And Supplies

$2,088

Other Fees

$2,208

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$13,438

Budget For Other Expenses

$5,398

Total One Year Cost

$48,500

The next two things to keep in mind before applying to MC are the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $48,500. The average annual tuition cost ($28,847), books and supplies ($2,053), room and boarding ($14,041), and budget for other expenses ($3,559) are all included in this cost. For students seeking financial assistance, the college offers a number of options.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Bachelor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

14:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

75%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$1,326

Faculty Overview

62%

Male Professors

38%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Business Administration, Management...

58 Graduates

Biology, General

31 Graduates

Economics

27 Graduates

Mathematics

25 Graduates

Political Science and Government

24 Graduates

Psychology, General

24 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

20 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

17 Graduates

Sociology

17 Graduates

Film/Video and Photographic Arts

14 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

11 Graduates

Philosophy

10 Graduates

Physics

8 Graduates

General Sales, Merchandising and Re...

6 Graduates

Music

6 Graduates

Public Relations, Advertising, and...

6 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

6 Graduates

Chemistry

5 Graduates

Area Studies

4 Graduates

Engineering Physics

4 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

4 Graduates

Neurobiology and Neurosciences

3 Graduates

Public Health

3 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

3 Graduates

International/Global Studies

2 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

1 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

1 Graduates

History

1 Graduates

Urban Studies/Affairs

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

2,206

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

48%

Full-time

97%

Part-time

3%

Students Gender

Male

100%

US National: 44%

Female

N/A

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

0% White

1% Unknown

95% Black

0% Hispanic

3% Two or more races

1% Non Resident alien

0% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

76%

Out Of State

23%

In State

1%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$61,675 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 100% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

100%

Undergrads in College Housing

74%

Averege Housing Cost

$7,510/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $5,928/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$5,928/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Maroon Tigers

School Colors

maroon and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conf

Total Male Athletes

N/A

Total Female Athletes

N/A

Intramural Sports

6

Sports Club

6

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Tennis

Track and Field

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

No

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

Students who want to enjoy the campus and lodging life can benefit from the on-campus housing facility provided by MC. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $14,041 per year. The students at Morehouse College have several dining and meal plan options to choose from. Moreover, the average meal plan costs around $5,928 per year. The college has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$30,300/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$41,800/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$21,704

$27,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$225 - 280

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

81%

Average Aid Per Year

$9,522

Students Receiving Federal Grants

52%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,733

Students Receiving State Aid

18%

Average Aid Per Year

$1,881

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

60%

Average Aid Per Year

$10,033

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$9,751

$30K - $48K

$9,032

$48K - $75K

$8,691

$75K - $110K

$4,699

> $110K

$5,900

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$2,125,576

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$826,536

As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at MC to be on the higher side, the financial aid department of the varsity would be of huge assistance. They can assist students with scholarships, grants, and student loans as well. The average federal grant that comes from the college is around $5,988, whereas the financial aid is $23,504. The college provides financial assistance in the form of state-level aid worth $3,150 and institutional aid worth $23,504. The total need-based scholarships/grants offered at MC based on students' financial needs add up to $2,125,576 per year. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants in a year come to around $826,536.

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