Chances of getting into Morehouse College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
57.9%
Admission Difficulty for Morehouse College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsModerate
Applicant CompetitionAverage

How hard is it to get into Morehouse and can I get accepted? The school has a 58% acceptance rate ranking it #22 in Georgia for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,057 out of 3,554 applicants were admitted making Morehouse a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has moderate requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 54 percent. Morehouse College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 29% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

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Morehouse SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1010-1210
Applicants Submitting SAT
59%
SAT Scores for Morehouse College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 510
SAT Math 25th 500
SAT Composite 25th 1010
SAT Scores for Morehouse College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 610
SAT Math 75th 600
SAT Composite 75th 1210
Average SAT Score 1110

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

Morehouse College typically requires applicants to be in the top 59 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1010 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 910. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1110 out of 1600. The school ranks #17 in Georgia for highest average SAT composite score. 59 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Morehouse College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1210 and Above Good >70%
1110 to 1210 Avg + 58%-70%
1010 to 1110 Avg - 45%-58%
910 to 1010 Reach 32%-45%
Less than 910 Low <32%
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Morehouse ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
20-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT
40%
ACT Scores for Morehouse College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 19
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 20
ACT Scores for Morehouse College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 26
ACT Math 75th 25
ACT Composite 75th 25
Average ACT Score 22

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 20 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 49 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #17 in Georgia for highest average ACT composite score. 40 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Morehouse College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Morehouse College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
25 and Above Good >72%
22 to 25 Avg + 58%-72%
20 to 22 Avg - 47%-58%
18 to 20 Reach 37%-47%
Less than 18 Low <37%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.24
Typical High School Grades
B

You will need about average high school grades to get into Morehouse College. 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 GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Morehouse accepts 58% of students who apply.

 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

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%

Admission Statistics

Morehouse College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 0 3,554 3,554
Accepted 0 2,057 2,057
Acceptance Rate 58% 58%
Enrolled 0 605 605
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 29% 29%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Feb 15, 2020
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2020 has passed. Applications were due on Feb 15, 2020.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Morehouse College and what considerations affect 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.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

58% of those who apply are granted admission to Morehouse. Admission competition is low and the college has moderate admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1010 and 1210. 59% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 20 and 25. 40% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.

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