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Morgan State University Student Life

Morgan State University is on a 143-acre campus in an urban setting in Baltimore, Maryland, not far from Baltimore and Washington DC. There are many activities and organizations for Morgan State University students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

Morgan State University also has fraternities and sororities.

Morgan State University has a thriving Females United to Uplift Reshape & Educate (FUTURE). In fact, more students participate in Females United to Uplift Reshape & Educate (FUTURE) than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Morgan State University include National Council of Negro Women, Golden Key International Honour Society, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., Alpha Delta Chapter and SOUL- LBGTQA.

Morgan State University students' favorite campus traditions are Homecoming Week, I Love Morgan Week and Back to School Week.

Does Morgan State University Offer Student Housing?

Morgan State University offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through freshman year. First year students are given priority for on-campus housing.

The majority of Morgan State University students live on campus. In 2021, 60% of undergrads at Morgan State University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 40% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Morgan State University. There are 2,093 spots available in on-campus housing for all 6,270 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 2,093 students chose to live on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Morgan State University offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

Morgan State University Athletics

At Morgan State University there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the unversity, funding, and compention level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Morgan State University:

Sport Mens Intramural Womens Intramural Mens Division Womens Division Mens Scholarships Womens Scholarships
Basketball NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Tennis NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Track And Field NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Cross Country Running NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1

Is Morgan State University Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Morgan State University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Morgan State University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

Morgan State University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.

Plan a Visit to Morgan State University

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Morgan State University, take Interstate 95 and Interstate 695 to Baltimore, MD. If you need to fly, book your flight to Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Maryland you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Morgan State University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

Morgan State University Students

62%

Women

38%

Men

89%

Full Time

11%

Part Time

69%

In State

31%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

Undergraduate Students

6,270

Graduate Students

1,364

Morgan State University Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

7,634

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

73%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$8,008

Out-of-State

$18,480

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Apr 15
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