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Morehouse College
Atlanta, GA
Morehouse, founded in 1867, is a private, liberal arts, historically black, men's college. Its 61-acre campus is located in downtown Atlanta.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational No, men only
Undergraduate Students 2,108
   Women Not reported
   Men 2,108 (100.0%)
Graduate Students Not reported
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 66% of 3,186 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered Yes
Early Decision Offered Yes
Regular Admission Deadline February 1
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.22
SAT Math 490 average
430-545 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 492 average
430-550 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 22 average
19-24 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests X      
Essay X      
Extracurricular Activities   X    
Cost of Attendance $40,064
  Tuition and Fees $26,742
  Room and Board $13,322
Average Percent of Need Met 50%
Average Freshman Award $19,948
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 158
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 22% of classes
10-19 students: 28% of classes
20-29 students: 33% of classes
30-39 students: 14% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
Atlanta Population 443,775
Nearest Metropolitan Area Atlanta, Georgia
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 100% of freshmen, 68% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division II
Mascot Tigers
Fraternities 3% of men participate
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.1% Asian
96.2% Black/African-American
0.9% Hispanic/Latino
0.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0.3% White
1.8% Unknown
International Students 1.7% from 15 countries
First-Year Students Returning 76.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 38.1%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly Not reported