MSU, Morgan

Morgan State University

1700 E Cold Spring Ln, Baltimore, United States
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  • Currently Enrolled
    28
  • Previously Enrolled
    71

Overview of Morgan State University (MSU, Morgan)

About this school

Morgan State, founded in 1867, is a public, comprehensive university. It offers a nurturing environment which encourages the growth of individuality. Programs are offered through the College of Liberal Arts; the Institute of Architecture and Planning; and the Schools of Business and Management; Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences; Education and Urban Studies; Engineering; and Graduate Studies. Its 125-acre campus is located in Baltimore, 45 miles north of Washington, DC.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:6,114
    • Men:2,769 (45.3%)
    • Women:3,345 (54.7%)

Location

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Admission Information (MSU, Morgan)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Morgan State University 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
3
-
Foreign Language
2
-
Social Studies
3
-
History
3
-
Academic Electives
3
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
Not reported
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
Required for some
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Not reported
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
Not reported

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
1700 East Cold Spring Lane
City, State, Zip
Baltimore, MD  21251
Phone
(443) 885-3000
Fax
-
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
April 15
Application Fee
$35
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
June 30
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
-
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Recommended for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
2 required for some freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not 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
43% of 9,166 applicants were admitted
Women
42% of 5,607 applicants were admitted
Men
45% of 3,559 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
2,266 (57%) of 3,979 admitted students enrolled
Women
1,252 (53%) of 2,367 admitted students enrolled
Men
1,014 (63%) of 1,612 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.00
375 And Above
9%
3.50 - 3.74
11%
3.25 - 3.49
12%
3.00 - 3.24
15%
2.50 - 2.99
30%
2.00 - 2.49
22%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
Not reported
• Score 30 - 36
Not reported
• Score 24 - 29
Not reported
• Score 18 - 23
Not reported
• Score 12 - 17
Not reported
• Score 6 - 11
Not reported
• Score 5 Or Below
Not reported

Tuition & Financial Aid (MSU, Morgan)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $7,767|Out-of-state: $17,833
  • Room & Board: - $10,650 (100.0%)
  • Other Expences: - Not reported
  • Tuition & Fees: - Not reported
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Morgan State University accepts installment plan, deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline April 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning June 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002083
Free
Institution's own form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
1,130 (94.8%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
1,109 (98.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,109 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
74 (6.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
42%
Average Award
$11,310
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 882 (79.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,561
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 828 (74.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,472
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 299 (27.0%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
118 (9.9%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $6,947

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
4,967 (85.3%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
4,739 (95.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
4,739 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
345 (7.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
40%
Average Award
$11,374
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 3,379 (71.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,183
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 3,535 (74.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,117
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 1,090 (23.0%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
500 (8.6%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $6,029

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
83%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$34,578
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
14.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
2.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
Academic scholarships

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Not reported

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,168

Academics & Instruction (MSU, Morgan)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


436

Part-Time Faculty


122

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


54%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 20% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 25% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 30% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 22% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 2% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 1% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 0% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 11% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 45% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 45% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


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
285
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


Morgan State University provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


68.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


43.0%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


100%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


100.0%

Programs & Majors (MSU, Morgan)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (55)


  • Accounting
  • African Studies
  • African-American/Black Studies
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Behavioral Sciences
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Teacher Education
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Chemistry, General
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
  • Computer Science
  • Dietetics/Dietitian
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
  • Engineering, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
  • Finance, General
  • Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
  • Health Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • Hospitality Administration/Management, General
  • Hotel/Motel Administration/Management
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Information Science/Studies
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mental Health Counseling/Counselor
  • Music, General
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Rhetoric and Composition
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Telecommunications Technology/Technician

Most Popular Disciplines


Not offered

Professional Degree Programs


Not reported

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Summer session

Study Abroad


Family and consumer sciences, Business/marketing, Communication technologies, Social sciences, Communication/journalism

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Architecture, Master of Science, Master of Business Administration, Master of Social Work, Master of City and Regional Planning, Master of Landscape Architecture, Master of Arts, Master of Engineering, Master of Public Health

Master's Programs of Study (34)


  • African-American Studies
  • Architecture
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Economics
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Elementary Education
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • English
  • Higher Education
  • Historic Preservation
  • History
  • Industrial/Management Engineering
  • International Affairs
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics Education
  • Middle School Education
  • Museum Studies
  • Music
  • Nursing--General
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Health--General
  • Science Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Transportation Management
  • Transportation and Highway Engineering
  • Urban and Regional Planning

Campus Life (MSU, Morgan)

Location & Geography

Population


619,493

Nearest Metropolitan Area


143 acres

Environment


Urban environment

Campus Size


Washington, DC

Weather


Temperature
23.4 average low in January, 83.2 average high in September
Rain
114 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
20 mile(s) from campus in Baltimore
Nearest Bus Station
6 mile(s) from campus in Baltimore
Nearest Train Station
6 mile(s) from campus in Baltimore

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing

Students of College Housing


46% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


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


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Bears
School Colors
Royal blue and orange

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Bowling
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Football
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Bowling
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Football
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, bowling, cross-country running, field hockey, football, golf, gymnastics, racquetball, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, table tennis, tennis, track and field, volleyball, weight lifting

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Morgan State University offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, student government association, greek life, choir, band, cultural organizations

Sororities


10% of women participate

Fraternities


10% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC offered on campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


5,472

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
6,114
Women
3,345
Men
2,769

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • Not reported

International Students


Not reported

Average Age


22

Number of Graduate Students


Not reported

Student Resources (MSU, Morgan)

Study resources