Morehouse

Morehouse College

830 Westview Dr SW, Atlanta, United States
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  • Class Notes
    1
  • Textbook Notes
    1
  • Study Guides
    -1
  • Currently Enrolled
    7
  • Previously Enrolled
    47

Overview of Morehouse College (Morehouse)

About this school

Morehouse, founded in 1867, is a private, liberal arts, historically black, men's college. Its 61-acre campus is located in downtown Atlanta.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:2,202
    • Men:2,202 (100.0%)
    • Women:Not reported

Location

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Admission Information (Morehouse)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Morehouse College is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
-
Science
2
-
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
2
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
3

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
February 15
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
Recommended
February 15
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Writing component recommended
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Used for admission ACT: Used for admission

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
830 Westview Drive, SW
City, State, Zip
Atlanta, GA  30314
Phone
(404) 215-2632
Fax
(404) 659-6536
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
February 15
Application Fee
$50
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
March 15
Accept Offer Of Admission
May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
Yes
Early Decision Deadline
November 1
Early Decision Notification
Not reported
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
November 1
Early Action Notification
December 15

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
74% of 2,349 applicants were admitted
Women
Not reported
Men
74% of 2,349 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
678 (39%) of 1,748 admitted students enrolled
Women
Not reported
Men
678 (39%) of 1,748 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.20
375 And Above
18%
3.50 - 3.74
15%
3.25 - 3.49
14%
3.00 - 3.24
20%
2.50 - 2.99
24%
2.00 - 2.49
8%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
520 average |470-570 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
1%
• Score 600 - 700
15%
• Score 500 - 600
48%
• Score 400 - 500
29%
• Score 300 - 400
6%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
538 average |480-590 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
2%
• Score 600 - 700
21%
• Score 500 - 600
45%
• Score 400 - 500
29%
• Score 300 - 400
2%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
21 average |18-23 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
3%
• Score 24 - 29
17%
• Score 18 - 23
57%
• Score 12 - 17
23%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (Morehouse)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $27,574 (56.85360824742268%)
  • Room & Board: - $13,438 (27.707216494845362%)
  • Other Expences: - $2,088 (4.3051546391752575%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $5,400 (11.1340206185567%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Morehouse College accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 15 | Final deadline April 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001582
Free
Institution's own form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
597 (96.8%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
534 (89.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
530 (99.3%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent Of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
$23,454
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 520 (98.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $20,361
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 440 (83.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,629
• Merit Based Gift
Not reported
Merit Based Gift
2 (.3%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $10,680

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,956 (93.7%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,712 (87.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,708 (99.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent Of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
$23,565
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,674 (98.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $20,851
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,360 (79.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,986
• Merit Based Gift
Not reported
Merit Based Gift
24 (1.1%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $28,810

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
80%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$31,833
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Biological Sciences, Business, Computer Science, Engineering/Technologies, Mathematics, Military Science
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Music
Special Achievements/Activities
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Community Service, Leadership, Religious Involvement
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Local/State Students

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction (Morehouse)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Required

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


169

Part-Time Faculty


48

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


Not reported

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 26% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 25% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 31% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 17% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 1% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • Not reported

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Not accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
1158
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Morehouse College provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


84.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


41.5%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


53.2%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


55.2%

Programs & Majors (Morehouse)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (31)


  • African-American/Black Studies
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
  • Engineering Science
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
  • French Language and Literature
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • History, General
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music, General
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Sciences, Other
  • Physics, General
  • Physics, Other
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Urban Studies/Affairs

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Cooperative work study program, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Social sciences, Business/marketing, Biological/life sciences

Online Degrees


Engineering

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Campus Life (Morehouse)

Location & Geography

Population


443,775

Nearest Metropolitan Area


66 acres

Environment


Urban environment

Campus Size


Atlanta, Georgia

Weather


Temperature
31.5 average low in January, 85.8 average high in September
Rain
116 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
13 mile(s) from campus in Atlanta
Nearest Bus Station
7 mile(s) from campus in Atlanta
Nearest Train Station
12 mile(s) from campus in Atlanta

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing

Students of College Housing


61% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Students required to live on campus through junior year

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


39%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Not available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Tigers
School Colors
Maroon and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Tennis
Track And Field

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Tennis
Track And Field

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, football, golf, soccer, swimming and diving, tennis, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Morehouse College offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, student newspaper, national fraternities, morehouse college glee club, morehouse business association, sga, morehouse public health association, pre-law society

Sororities


Fraternities


3% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC offered on campus, Navy ROTC is offered on campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


No, men only

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


2,090

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
2,202
Women
0
Men
2,202

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.1% Asian
  • 95.3% Black/African-American
  • 0.6% Hispanic/Latino
  • 2.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 0.2% White
  • 1.4% Unknown

International Students


1.4% from 13 countries

Average Age


20

Number of Graduate Students


Not reported

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