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Morris College

Sumter, SC 4-Year Private
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About Morris College

Morris College Overview

Morris College is a private, religious school in the city of Sumter, South Carolina. Morris College was founded in 1908 and enrolls 395 undergrads and no graduate students. Morris College offers on-campus housing for up to 834 students. The majority of students live on campus but first-year students are not required to live in the dorms. On the weekends, about 40% of students stay on-campus and participate in campus events and social life.

Student Involvement at Morris College

Interested in music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Morris College's theater groups.

Morris College does not have any greek life opportunties.

Planning to play sports? Morris College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Morris College on the Student Life page.

2022 Morris College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 2.6
Tuition $13,890
Percent of Need Met 85%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $12,100

Is Morris College a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is.

Let's take a closer look at these factors to get a clearer view of what Morris College offers and if the school could be a good choice for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Morris College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. This is a way to get a sense of how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Approximately 55% of first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Morris Collegecome back the next year. Morris College's six-year graduation rate for undergrads is 21%. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook Morris College Graduates

Job placement statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. 10% of graduates from Morris College recieve at least one full-time job offer within six months of graduating.

The average starting salary for recent Morris College grads is $35,000 a year. Average starting salaries vary by discipline, but the average starting salary for all 2021 graduates was around $60,000 a year.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Morris College

Cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

Morris College meets 85% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $12,100 a year.

The average student debt for graduates in the class of 2022 was around $17,125 per student, not including those with no debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. 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 don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Morris College.

Based on this information, how does Morris College sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Morris College a good school for you?

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Where is Morris College Located?

Morris College is located in the urban setting of Sumter, South Carolina, less than an hour from Columbia.

If you are interested in seeing Morris College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take 378 or I-95 to Sumter, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Columbia, SC.

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

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College Info

100 West College Street Sumter, SC 29150-3599

Campus Setting: Urban

Morris College Application Deadline

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Wondering what life at Morris College is like? There are approximately 395 students enrolled at Morris College. 93% percent of students attend school full-time, 83% percent are from SC and 17% percent of students are from other states.


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