Morgan State Admission RequirementsBaltimore, Maryland
Chances of getting into Morgan State University
|Admission Standards||Extremely Easy|
How hard is it to get into Morgan State and can I get accepted? The school has a 66% acceptance rate ranking it #14 in Maryland for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 5,718 out of 8,631 applicants were admitted making Morgan State a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 74 percent. Morgan State University typically accepts and attracts "C+" average high school students. Only 23% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
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Morgan State SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT89%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||450|
|SAT Math 25th||470|
|SAT Composite 25th||920|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||530|
|SAT Math 75th||550|
|SAT Composite 75th||1080|
|Average SAT Score||1000|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Morgan State University?
Morgan State University typically requires applicants to be in the top 74 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 920 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 840. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1000 out of 1600. The school ranks #17 in Maryland for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 89 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.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1080 and Above||Good||>77%|
|1000 to 1080||Avg +||66%-77%|
|920 to 1000||Avg -||53%-66%|
|840 to 920||Reach||40%-53%|
|Less than 840||Low||<40%|
Morgan State ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT10%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||14|
|ACT Math 25th||16|
|ACT Composite 25th||16|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||20|
|ACT Math 75th||19|
|ACT Composite 75th||20|
|Average ACT Score||18|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Morgan State?
Admission data indicates that Morgan State regularly accepts students with ACT's of 16 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 75 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 18 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 20 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #17 in Maryland for highest average ACT composite score. 10 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Morgan State University.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|20 and Above||Good||>77%|
|18 to 20||Avg +||66%-77%|
|16 to 18||Avg -||53%-66%|
|14 to 16||Reach||40%-53%|
|Less than 14||Low||<40%|
Avg. High School GPA2.65
Typical High School GradesC+
You can get into Morgan State University with below average high school grades. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Morgan State University was 2.65 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily C+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #25 in Maryland for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Morgan State accepts 66% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||5%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||4%||Good|
|3.00 to 3.25||14%||Good|
|2.75 to 3.00||34%||Avg +|
|2.50 to 2.75||36%||Avg -|
|2.25 to 2.50||4%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||21%||28%||23%|
What are the requirements for admission to Morgan State University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=163453 IPEDS survey data for Morgan State University.
Frequently Asked Questions
89% of students submit their SAT scores to Morgan State. 10% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
66% of those who apply are granted admission to Morgan State. Admission competition is low and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 920 and 1080. 89% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.