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About Morehouse College

Morehouse College is a private, nonprofit school that was founded in 1867. It is very difficult to get into Morehouse College. Morehouse College enrolls 2,152 undergrads and no graduate students.

Morehouse College offers early action and offers early decision.

Acceptance Rate for Morehouse College

Around 31% of applicants get into Morehouse College each year. Last year, 3,258 students applied to Morehouse College and 1,022 were admitted.

Morehouse College Application Deadlines

Morehouse College's regular decision application deadline is February 15. All regular decision applicants should hear back from Morehouse College by March 15.

Early Admissions at Morehouse College

Morehouse College offers early decision. Morehouse College offers early action.

Mark Your Calendar! The EA deadline is on November 1, 2021, which is coming up soon!

2021 Admissions Facts
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 31%
Tuition $27,038

Visit the Admissions tab above to for more on how to apply to Morehouse College.

Financial Aid at Morehouse College

First-year students that attend Morehouse College full-time are awarded $23,454 a year in financial aid, on average.

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some aid is available on a first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can.. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Dorms at Morehouse College

Morehouse College offers housing for up to 1,545 students.

Most Morehouse College students live off campus.

Homecoming, Founders' Week, and and Commencement/Reunion are the best-attended events on campus.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at Morehouse College.

How Do I Get Into Morehouse College?

Morehouse College is considered very difficult to get into, but how hard a school is to get into depends on a lot, including your GPA, test scores, activities, recommendations and essays.

Is Morehouse College Test Optional?

Morehouse College is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

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Morehouse College Waitlist 2021

Morehouse College reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in 2021.

Is Morehouse College a Good School?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how selective a school is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience. There are a few statistics that can give you a good idea of how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its students.

Retention, graduation, and job placement statistics all give valuable information about the quality of the student experience, before and after graduation.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Morehouse College

About 85% of students who start at Morehouse College come back for their second year of college. Out of the 483 students who started at Morehouse College as first-time freshman, 157 graduate within four years.

Around 54% of students who started at Morehouse College earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes and Debt for Morehouse College Grads

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. In 2020, students graduated with an average of $31,833 in student loans for each student with debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Morehouse College sound? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Morehouse College a good school for you?

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Where is Morehouse College?

Morehouse College is located in the urban setting of Atlanta, Georgia, less than an hour from Atlanta and Georgia.

If you want to see Morehouse College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 20 to Atlanta, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Morehouse College and Atlanta are like without leaving home.

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College Info

830 Westview Drive, SW Atlanta, GA 30314

Campus Setting: Urban

Morehouse College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Feb 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Feb 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Morehouse College is Feb 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Morehouse College is Feb 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs


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