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Morehouse College Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Morehouse College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
74.4%
Admission Difficulty for Morehouse College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsEasy
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into Morehouse College and can I get accepted? The school has a 74% acceptance rate. Last year, 1,748 out of 2,349 applicants were admitted making Morehouse College a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 58 percent. Morehouse College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 35% 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 College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1030-1230
Applicants Submitting SAT
58%
SAT Scores for Morehouse College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 520
SAT Math 25th 510
SAT Composite 25th 1030
SAT Scores for Morehouse College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 640
SAT Math 75th 590
SAT Composite 75th 1230
Average SAT Score 1130

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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 55 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1030 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 930. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1130 out of 1600. 58 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Morehouse College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1230 and Above Good >83%
1130 to 1230 Avg + 74%-83%
1030 to 1130 Avg - 63%-74%
930 to 1030 Reach 50%-63%
Less than 930 Low <50%
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Morehouse College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-23 
Applicants Submitting ACT
50%
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 23
ACT Math 75th 23
ACT Composite 75th 23
Average ACT Score 20

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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

Admission data indicates that Morehouse College 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 23 and above have very competitive chances. 50 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
23 and Above Good >84%
20 to 23 Avg + 74%-84%
18 to 20 Avg - 65%-74%
16 to 18 Reach 55%-65%
Less than 16 Low <55%
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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. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Morehouse College accepts 74% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Morehouse College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
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 2,349 2,349
Accepted 0 1,748 1,748
Acceptance Rate ? 74% 74%
Enrolled 0 617 617
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) ? 35% 35%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Feb 15, 2019
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2019 has passed. Applications were due on Feb 15, 2019.

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.