Morgan State University: Statistics

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#1486 of 14,134 In the World
#421 of 2,597 In North America
#378 of 2,496 In the United States
#10 of 34 In Maryland
#5 of 13 In Baltimore
#246 of 1,006 For Transportation Engineering
Top50% For 13 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
74%
Average SAT
990
Average ACT
18
Aid receiving
97%
Undergraduates
6,270
Graduates
1,364
Male:Female Ratio
39:61
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
morgan.edu

Morgan State University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 74% 74% 74%
Applicants 9,623 2,990 6,631
Admissions 7,082 2,201 4,881
Freshmen enrolled full time 1,202 442 760
Freshmen enrolled part time 11 2 9

3,627 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

371 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
1,017 or 85%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 910
or below

75% of them
had 1070
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Morgan State University are 910-1070 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
190 or 16%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 16
or below

75% of them
had 20
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Morgan State University are 16-20 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

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

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Black or African American 6073 (80%)
Nonresident Alien 488 (6%)
Hispanic 319 (4%)
Two or more races 256 (3%)
White 218 (3%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 198 (3%)
Asian 66 (0.9%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 6 (0.1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 6 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$7,890
Students receiving aid
97%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $5,477$8,190
Tuition in-state $5,477$8,190
Tuition out-of-state $18,100$16,092
Fee in-district $2,151$1,247
Fee in-state $2,151$1,247
Fee out-of-state $2,151$1,247

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 2,718
Combined charge for room and board $10,994
Room charge $6,696
Meal charge $4,298

Morgan State University Majors

Major Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Social Work 61 97 3
Business Administration and Management, General 76 24 5
Civil Engineering, General 97
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies 90
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 86
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 61
Architecture 42
Finance, General 41
Psychology, General 39
Sociology, General 34 5
Public Health, General 22 12
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 33
Journalism 24 8
Information Science & Studies 32
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 31
Industrial Engineering 30
Engineering, General 18 10
Computer and Information Sciences, General 25
Accounting 21 4
Broadcast Journalism 25
Construction Management, General 22 2
Hotel & Motel Administration & Management 15 6
Health Teacher Education 20
Higher Education & Higher Education Administration 11 8
Music, General 16 2
Elementary Education and Teaching 18
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences, General 18
Community College Administration 4 14
Art & Art Studies, General 17
Secondary Education and Teaching 17
Operations Management and Supervision 17
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other 16
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 12 4
Foodservice Systems Administration & Management 15
Transportation & Mobility Management 10 5
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, and Special Effects 14
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 3 10
English Language and Literature, General 8 1 3
Political Science and Government, General 10
Mathematics, General 3 5
Actuarial Science 7
Architectural and Building Sciences & Technology 6
City & Urban, Community, and Regional Planning 6
History, General 3 1 1
Economics, General 5
Philosophy 5
Biological and Physical Sciences 5
Physics, General 4
African-American & Black Studies 4
Chemistry, General 4
Environmental Biology 4
International Relations and Affairs 3
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 3
Science Teacher Education & General Science Teacher Education 3
Museology & Museum Studies 3
Engineering Physics & Applied Physics 2
Clinical Laboratory Science & Medical Technology & Technologist 2
Interior Design 2
Psychometrics and Quantitative Psychology 1 1
Mathematics Teacher Education 1 1
Computational Mathematics 2
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 1
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management 1
Entrepreneurship & Entrepreneurial Studies 1
Transportation and Materials Moving, Other 1
Grand Total 1,102 285 78
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 46% 38% 53%
  • Full-time retention rate - 74%
  • Part-time retention rate - 70%

Publications & Citations

Publications
3,198
Citations
66,802

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
782 / 13,121
Engineering
613 / 9,893
Medicine
549 / 12,722
Environmental Science
478 / 16,585
Business
447 / 11,818
Psychology
353 / 10,630
Computer Science
339 / 9,951
Biology
292 / 6,968
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science
290 / 12,515
Chemistry
280 / 4,571
Physics
235 / 3,306
Economics
212 / 2,126
Sociology
203 / 2,839
Demography
202 / 6,089
Mathematics
174 / 1,359
Materials Science
165 / 2,542
Political Science
142 / 1,324
Art & Design
109 / 522
Public Health
107 / 3,433
Geography and Cartography
106 / 952
Social Psychology
105 / 4,596
Remote Sensing
103 / 3,277
Health Science
89 / 2,457
Communications and Public Relations
84 / 2,510
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
75 / 1,192
Gerontology
70 / 2,366
Education Majors
67 / 825
Marketing
65 / 2,169
Transportation Engineering
61 / 1,603
Accounting
59 / 798
Development Studies
59 / 1,008
Gender Studies
57 / 356
History
56 / 429
Management Information Systems
55 / 5,418
Oncology and Cancer research
55 / 2,027
Investment Banking and Stock trading
50 / 266
Finance
49 / 221
Healthcare Management (MHA)
48 / 1,397
Geology
48 / 1,378
Clinical Psychology
47 / 739

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 11 43
1992 11 41
1993 10 35
1994 21 53
1995 21 77
1996 20 88
1997 35 107
1998 32 147
1999 22 173
2000 34 225
2001 58 296
2002 48 484
2003 77 658
2004 79 782
2005 90 926
2006 100 1293
2007 121 1507
2008 90 1741
2009 113 2160
2010 132 2460
2011 163 3181
2012 184 3652
2013 219 4152
2014 196 4923
2015 218 5178
2016 213 5188
2017 223 5701
2018 247 6168
2019 292 7843
2020 322 9640
2021 278 11177

Morgan State University alumni

  1. Mo'Nique

    Mo'Nique
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1967-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    actortelevision actorfilm actorvoice actortelevision producer
    Biography

    Monique Angela Hicks, known professionally as Mo'Nique, is an actress and standup comedian. She has received an Academy Award, BAFTA Award, Golden Globe Award, Screen Actors Guild Award, and Grammy Award.

  2. Omos

    Omos
    Born in
    Nigeria Flag Nigeria
    Years
    1994-.. (age 28)
    Occupations
    basketball playerprofessional wrestler
    Biography

    Tolulope "Jordan" Omogbehin is a Nigerian-American professional wrestler and former college basketball player. He is currently signed to WWE, where he performs on the Raw brand under the ring name Omos. He played for the University of South Florida and for Morgan State University, and his college basketball career spanned from 2014 to 2015. Omogbehin signed with WWE in January 2019. He is a former Raw Tag Team Champion in WWE, holding the titles with AJ Styles during the summer of 2021.

  3. Kweisi Mfume

    Kweisi Mfume
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1948-.. (age 74)
    Enrolled in Morgan State University
    In 1976 graduated with Bachelor of Science
    Occupations
    politicianuniversity teacherprogram director
    Biography

    Kweisi Mfume is an American politician who is the U.S. representative for Maryland's 7th congressional district, first serving from 1987 to 1996 and again since 2020. A member of the Democratic Party, Mfume first left his seat to become the president and CEO of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), a position he held from 1996 to 2004. In 2006, he ran for the U.S. Senate seat that was being vacated by Paul Sarbanes, narrowly losing the Democratic primary to the eventual winner, Ben Cardin. Mfume returned to his former House seat in 2020 after it was left vacant by the death of Elijah Cummings.

  4. April Ryan

    April Ryan
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1967-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    political journalistwriter
    Biography

    April Danielle Ryan is an American reporter, author, and White House Correspondent for The Grio. From January 1997 to November 2020 Ryan served as a White House correspondent and Washington, D.C., bureau chief for American Urban Radio Networks. In 2017, she joined CNN as a political analyst. In May 2017, the National Association of Black Journalists named Ryan as the "Journalist of the Year".

General info

Alternative names MSU
Founded 1867
Motto A Promise to Keep, a Legacy to Remember
Colors blue, orange
Academic Calendar September to May
Total FTE staff 1,529
Carnegie Classification Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Address 1700 East Cold Spring Lane
Baltimore, Maryland, 21251-0001
United States
City population 622,000
Phone 4438853333

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