Private 4 Year

Morehouse College

Atlanta, Georgia

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Morehouse College overview
Location Atlanta, Georgia
Online morehouse.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large City
Morehouse College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad
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Morehouse College, a private historically black men's liberal arts college located in Atlanta, Georgia, was founded in 1867 and offers a rich blend of tradition and academic rigor. With its urban campus that encompasses notable features of historic Georgian architecture, Morehouse provides a distinctive environment for its predominantly undergraduate student body. The college is recognized for its strong programs in business, science, and the humanities, and maintains a competitive admissions process. Housing is available on campus, with options ranging from traditional dormitories to suite-style living arrangements. While not widely known for an extensive athletics program, Morehouse College participates in NCAA Division II sports as the Maroon Tigers where it has garnered attention in track and field.

In the most recent statistical year 5,221 prospective students applied, and 3,133 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 674 enrolled in the school.  2,185 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 382 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $27,038 plus fees of $2,430.

Morehouse College is a Historically Black College and University (HBCU) primarily serving the African-American community.
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Admission Standards

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GPA 3.48

Applications Accepted

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Applications Due Feb 1, 2024
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $50

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Annual Cost to Attend


Costs for Morehouse College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$2,000
Other Fees$2,430
Room and Board $14,606
Budget for Other Expenses$3,962
Total One Year Cost$50,036

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$48,000 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

55% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Morehouse College students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 26%
Social Sciences 22%
Biology 9%
English and Literature 8%
Psychology 7%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=140553 IPEDS survey data for Morehouse College.

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