Morehouse College


Highest Degree Offered: Bachelors

College Type: Private

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Georgia


Morehouse College is an all-male liberal arts college located in Atlanta, Georgia. The college has one of the most impressive histories of any historically black college -- Martin Luther King Jr., Maynard Jackson, Spike Lee and many other world-changing African American men attended Morehouse. Indeed, Morehouse is often thought of as the best school in the country for educating African American men. Business is the most popular program at Morehouse, and the college emphasizes leadership and volunteerism. The college's strengths in the Liberal Arts earned it a chapter of the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society.

Most Popular Majors

Biology, Business Administration, Economics, English, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 2781
Total Grad Students:
Undergraduate Students: 2781
Faculty: 155

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 18:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 18:1

Percent Male: 100%
Percent Female: %

Financial Resources


Alumni Giving Rate: %

Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: 43%

Six-Year Graduation Rate: 67%

Transfer-Out Rate

Graduation and Retention Data From: Spring 2010

Contact Information

830 Westview Dr
Atlanta Georgia 30314


Main Email:

Main Phone: 404-681-2800

Additional Campuses:

Admissions Contact:
Lena Osula
Admissions & Recruitment Specialist, Admissions
(404) 681-2800 ext. 2909

Transfer Services Contact:

International Admissions Contact:
Lena Osula
Admissions & Recruitment Specialist, Admissions
(404) 681-2800 ext. 2909

Athletics Contact:
Andre' Pattillo
Director of Athletics, Athletic Department
(404) 215-2752

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

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High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
Transfer applicants need to have earned at least a 2.5 or better grade-point average.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
A grade that a "C" or better is earned in the course is transferable if course is comparable to a course offered at Morehouse.

Credits (Min/Max):
All transfer students must complete a minimum of 60 semester hours at Morehouse College. A maximum of 60 semester hours (or the equivalent) is ordinarily transferable to Morehouse.

Test Scores for Applying:
Transfer applicants with less then 26 completed credits should submit their standardized test scores.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
A Statement of Good Standing from your prior institution is required.

Essay(s) required:
Two essay of between 100-150 words are required with your application.

Application Fee:
There is a nonrefundable $45 application fee.

Other Requirements:
Students from accredited colleges may apply for transfer standing if they have completed the equivalent of twenty-six (26) semester hours of college work.

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Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite 19 25
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading 460 590
Math 470 580
Writing 450 570

Standardized Testing Notes:

Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied:

Transfers Accepted:

Transfer Percentage Accepted: %

Freshmen Percentage Accepted: 62%

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: -62%

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010


Books: 2000

Other Expenses: 5625

Room and Board: 12184

Tuition and Fees: 23792

Total Cost: 43601

Note on Costs:

Costs Data From: 2011-12

Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:
All financial aid at Morehouse College is administered in accordance with policies and philosophies which have been established nationally. Care is taken to ensure that financial aid resources are spread amongst students as far as funds permit.

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Own Financial Aid Form?

Average Amount of Aid – Grants:

Average Amount of Aid – Loans: 7342

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: 92%

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: 77%

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: 75%

Financial Aid Data From: Fall 2010

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