Morehouse College Rankings

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In the World#2167 of 14178
In North America#671 of 2629
In the United States#615 of 2528
In Georgia#13 of 65
In Atlanta#4 of 14

Quick Review

Gender
All male
Acceptance rate
100%
Average SAT
1082
Average ACT
20
Avg. cost to attend
$28,307 /y
Aid receiving
95%
Undergraduates
2,238
Male:Female Ratio
99:1
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree

Morehouse College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate100%100%
Applicants2,0302,030
Admissions2,0262,026
Freshmen enrolled full time563563
Freshmen enrolled part time55

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
7 or 1%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1020
or below

75% of them
had 1143
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Morehouse College are 1020-1143 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
9 or 2%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 18
or below

75% of them
had 22
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Morehouse College are 18-22 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

Recommendations Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Black or African American1618 (72%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown535 (24%)
Two or more races51 (2%)
Nonresident Alien16 (0.7%)
Hispanic9 (0.4%)
White5 (0.2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native4 (0.2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$28,307/year
Average aid awarded
$20,025
Students receiving aid
95%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$28,447
$30-48K$30,520
$48-75K$29,553
$75-110K$35,154
$110K+$37,364

Tuition and fees

Undergraduates
Tuition in-district$26,508
Tuition in-state$26,508
Tuition out-of-state$26,508
Fee in-district$2,339
Fee in-state$2,339
Fee out-of-state$2,339

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,544
Combined charge for room and board$14,041
Room charge$7,847
Meal charge$6,194

Morehouse College Majors

MajorBachelor's
Business Administration and Management, General86
Biology & Biological Sciences, General32
Political Science and Government, General28
English Language and Literature, General27
Sociology27
Psychology, General23
Computer and Information Sciences, General22
Health and Physical Education & Fitness, General21
Economics, General21
Engineering Physics & Applied Physics14
Physics, General13
Film & Cinema & Video Studies13
Religion & Religious Studies11
Mathematics, General9
History, General7
Music, General6
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General6
Philosophy5
Art & Art Studies, General4
Engineering Science4
International & Global Studies3
Chemistry, General3
Early Childhood Education and Teaching2
Spanish Language and Literature2
Urban Studies & Affairs2
African-American & Black Studies1
Grand Total392
TotalMen
Graduation rate54%54%
  • Full-time retention rate - 83%
  • Part-time retention rate - 100%

Publications & Citations

Publications
702
Citations
10,216

Publication count by topic

Psychology
92
Biology
69
Medicine
66
Economics
63
Mathematics
58
Political science
56
Sociology
43
Chemistry
39
Physics
37
Computer science
34
Materials science
29
Business
14
History
11
Engineering
10
Art
10
Philosophy
9
Geography
9
Environmental science
6

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Political science9851,036
Sociology1805452
History196315
Psychology24161,257
Physics2445499
Economics2446287
Medicine24541,895
Materials science27431,167
Mathematics2852576
Biology31841,260
Philosophy31841
Chemistry33051,038
Geography382337
Environmental science417445
Business426232
Computer science495373
Engineering54127

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990342
1991151
1992735
1993343
19941059
1995765
19961373
1997757
19981573
19991775
20001190
200110101
20021092
200315119
200415149
20057154
200610200
200715229
200828268
200936383
201022417
201129585
201233580
201345648
201441614
201534602
201636628
201739558
201830663
201935854
2020321002

General info

Alternative namesMC
Founded1867
WikipediaMorehouse College
MottoYour first step is to define yourself. Your destiny is to redefine the world.
Colorsmaroon, white
Academic CalendarSemesters
Total FTE staff408
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address830 Westview Dr SW
Atlanta, Georgia, 30314
United States
City population486,000
Phone4706390999
Fax+1 (404) 659 2650

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