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Morehouse Demographics & Diversity

Atlanta, Georgia

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Extremely Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Morehouse are almost exclusively Black with a small Foreign Resident population. The school has extremely low racial diversity. 100% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

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

Racial demographics of Morehouse College students
Race Percent of Students
White 0%
Black 95%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 0%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
International 2%
Race Unknown 2%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Extremely Low

Morehouse College is a men's college. There are significantly more male students than female students enrolled at Morehouse College with a gender ratio of 99.95% men to 0.05% women.  Though it is a men's college, 0.05% of the student body is female. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Morehouse has a significantly lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is not inclusive of females.

Male to female gender ratio for Morehouse College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 99.95%
Women 0.05%
Enrollment by gender for Morehouse College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 2,205
Women 1

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very High

Morehouse serves a very high number of out-of-state students with 77% of the student body residing outside of Georgia or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for Morehouse College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 23%
Out of State 76%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$61,675 per year

49% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 2.8%
Part time Undergrads 4.5%

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