Private 4 Year

Morris College

Sumter, South Carolina

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Morris College overview
Location Sumter, South Carolina
Online morris.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Small City
Religious Affiliation Baptist
Morris College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad
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Morris College, founded in 1908, is a private, coeducational, historically Black, liberal arts college located in Sumter, South Carolina. It operates under the auspices of the Baptist Educational and Missionary Convention of South Carolina. The college's urban campus is situated within proximity to Columbia, the state's capital, approximately 44 miles west. Academically, Morris College offers a range of Bachelor's degree programs with notable emphasis on humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, and business administration. The institution is characterized by a moderately selective admissions process. On-campus housing is available, providing students with residential facilities that complement their academic experience. While the college does not have a widely recognized athletic program, it emphasizes a holistic educational environment where students can pursue various interests in a supportive setting.

Morris College has an open admission policy which permits enrollment by any high school graduate or GED holding student.  380 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 4 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $14,198 plus fees of $1,560.

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

Open Admission

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Annual Cost to Attend


Costs for Morris College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$3,000
Other Fees$1,560
Room and Board $7,164
Budget for Other Expenses$3,780
Total One Year Cost$29,702

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$25,300 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

33% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Morris College students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 25%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 17%
Biology 15%
Social Sciences 13%
Health Professions 12%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=218399 IPEDS survey data for Morris College.

Current students may use the Morris College GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.