Morehouse College Admissions

SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid, and More

Graves Hall at Morehouse College
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Morehouse College is a generally accessible  school, with about two-thirds of applicants admitted each year. Students will need to submit an application (the Common Application is accepted), high school transcripts, SAT or ACT scores, and a letter of recommendation. Students will also need to complete an interview--this can be done in person or through video. For complete instructions and information, be sure to check out Morehouse's website, or get in touch with the admissions office.

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Admissions Data (2016)

Morehouse College Description

Morehouse College is an all-male liberal arts college located in Atlanta, Georgia. The college has one of the most impressive histories of any historically black college. Martin Luther King Jr., Maynard Jackson, Spike Lee and many other world-changing African American men attended Morehouse. Indeed, Morehouse is often thought of as the best school in the country for educating African American men. Business is the most popular program at Morehouse, and the college emphasizes leadership and volunteerism. Academics are supported by a strong 12 to 1 student/faculty ratio. The college's strengths in the Liberal Arts earned it a chapter of the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society. In sports, popular choices include football, basketball, track and field, baseball, and golf.

Enrollment (2016)

  • Total Enrollment: 2,108 (all undergraduate)
  • Gender Breakdown: 100% Male
  • 96% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17)

  • Tuition and Fees: $26,742
  • Books: $2,088 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $13,322
  • Other Expenses: $5,800
  • Total Cost: $47,952

Morehouse College Financial Aid (2015 - 16)

  • Percentage of Students Receiving Aid: 98%
  • Percentage of Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 86%
    • Loans: 84%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $16,475
    • Loans: $7,618

Academic Programs

  • Most Popular Majors: Biology, Business Administration, Economics, English, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 76%
  • Transfer-out Rate: 30%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 38%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 50%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs

Men's sports include Golf, Football, Tennis, Basketball, Track and Field, Baseball.

Data Source

National Center for Educational Statistics

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