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Chances of getting into Morehouse College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
99.8%
Admission Difficulty for Morehouse College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low
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How hard is it to get into Morehouse and can I get accepted? The school has a 100% acceptance rate ranking it #81 in Georgia for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,026 out of 2,030 applicants were admitted making Morehouse College an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 60 percent. Morehouse College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 28% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

Test Requirements

You must submit admission test scores with your application. Morehouse College is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Morehouse SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1020-1143
Applicants Submitting SAT
59%
SAT Scores for Morehouse College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 500
SAT Math 25th 520
SAT Composite 25th 1020
SAT Scores for Morehouse College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 560
SAT Math 75th 583
SAT Composite 75th 1143
Average SAT Score 1080

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Morehouse College?

Morehouse College typically prefers applicants to be in the top 57 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1020 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 960. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1080 out of 1600. The school ranks #16 in Georgia for highest average SAT composite score. 59 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Morehouse College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1143 and Above Good >99%
1081 to 1143 Avg + 99%-99%
1020 to 1081 Avg - 99%-99%
959 to 1020 Reach 99%-99%
Less than 959 Low <99%
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Morehouse ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-22 
Applicants Submitting ACT
40%
ACT Scores for Morehouse College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 17
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for Morehouse College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 26
ACT Math 75th 25
ACT Composite 75th 22
Average ACT Score 20

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Morehouse?

Admission data indicates that Morehouse regularly accepts students with ACT's of 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 22 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #25 in Georgia for highest average ACT composite score. 40 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Morehouse College.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Morehouse College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
22 and Above Good >99%
20 to 22 Avg + 99%-99%
18 to 20 Avg - 99%-99%
16 to 18 Reach 99%-99%
Less than 16 Low <99%
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Morehouse GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.24
Typical High School Grades
B

What GPA do you need to get into Morehouse College?

Applicants need about average high school grades to get into Morehouse. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Morehouse College was 3.24 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #23 in Georgia for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.24 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Morehouse accepts 100% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Morehouse College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 19% Good
3.50 to 3.75 11% Good
3.25 to 3.50 16% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 19% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 28% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 6% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 1% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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High School Class Rank

73% of Morehouse College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Morehouse College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 22%
Top 25% of class 41%
Top 50% of class 73%
Bottom 50% of class 27%
Bottom 25% of class 5%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

Morehouse College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 0 2,030 2,030
Accepted 0 2,026 2,026
Acceptance Rate ? 100% 100%
Enrolled 0 568 568
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) ? 28% 28%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Feb 15, 2021
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2021 has passed. Applications were due on Feb 15, 2021.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Morehouse College is $50.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Morehouse College and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Morehouse College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Morehouse College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit No
Credit for Life Experiences No

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

FAQs

Does Morehouse College prefer SAT or ACT?

59% of students submit their SAT scores to Morehouse. 40% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Morehouse College?

100% of those who apply are granted admission to Morehouse. Admission competition is and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Morehouse College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1020 and 1143. 59% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Morehouse College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 18 and 22. 40% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.