About Morehouse College

Founded in 1867, Morehouse College. is a Private college. Located in Georgia, which is a city setting in Georgia, the campus itself is Urban. The campus is home to 2,108 full time undergraduate students, and 0 full time graduate students.

The Morehouse College Academic calendar runs on a Semester basis. In the school year the student to faculty ratio was 12:1. There are 156 full time instructional teachers. Degrees awarded at Morehouse College include: Bachelor's Degree, Masters Degree, Post-master's certificate, Doctor's degree.

Quick Facts

Acceptance Rate66%
Application Deadline1-Nov
Application Fee50
SAT Range860-1095
ACT Range19-24

Admissions at MC are considered Selective, with ,35% of all applicants being admitted.

In the school year, of the students who applied to the school, only 19 of those who were admitted eventually ended up enrolling.

71% of incoming freshmen are in the top half of their high school class. 45% were in the top quarter, and 20% were in the top tenth. You can apply online.


We asked, and students answered these important questions about student life at Morehouse College.

“We”re apathetic”
“We know about current events and vote”
“We participate and encourage others to get involved”
“There”s nothing we won”t protest”
“We save it for the classroom”
“Sometimes, but not often”
“There”s usually intelligent conversation to be found”
“All the time, including weekends”
“I”m always terrified”
“I only go out in groups”
“I usually let someone know where I”m going”
“I feel extremely safe”
“We don”t play sports”
“We play recreationally”
“We bought the gear”
“We live for the big game”
“It”s not really our thing”
“Occasinally we gallery crawl”
“There are a variety of opportunities”
“We”re a very artistic group”
“Haven”t met them”
“Available in class”
“They keep regular office hours”
“They”re always available”
“No greek life, but other groups to join”
“There is some involvement, but not a lot”
“Plenty of people join a sorority or fraternity”
“It”s everything. If you”re not greek, you”re a geek”
“We”re not into drinking at all”
“Maybe a little, but it”s not a big thing”
“We only party on weekends”
“There”s some drinking happening every night”
“Never, we”re here to learn”
“There might be people who do”
“People are known to partake on weekends”
“There”s a huge drug scene”
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  • How would you rate on-campus housing?

    100 Students rated on-campus housing 3.1 stars. 5 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate off-campus housing?

    76 Students rated off-campus housing 3.4 stars. 0 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate campus food?

    101 Students rated campus food 3 stars. 10 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate campus facilities?

    103 Students rated campus facilities 3.2 stars. 9 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate class size?

    103 Students rated class size 4.4 stars. 50 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate school activities?

    103 Students rated school activities 3.9 stars. 34 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate local services?

    103 Students rated local services 3.9 stars. 33 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate academics?

    103 Students rated academics 3.9 stars. 36 % gave the school a 5.0.

Morehouse College REVIEWS

What's your overall opinion of Morehouse College?

46 Students rated Morehouse College

Vasthi - 04/28/2024

Very nice university. Teaches male students to hold themselves to a higher standard and elegance. Many great people that helped influence the times came from this school such as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. All in all a very great school and most men especially black men should attend.

Evan - 04/22/2024

My opinion on Morehouse. I think that Morehouse is a very good school it's somewhere that people's dreams come into florision. It's home to many different types of people and many different kinds of dreams. I'm glad to say that it'll also be my home this fall.

jaylen - 03/06/2024

Morehouse is a great school where African American men can go and strive and be around other African American men . There is a large emphasis on African American culture , food , music , excellence and a very open minded environment . From time to time the faculty and staff are a little slow or unorganized but there’s a big sense of community.

Deven - 04/26/2023

Morehouse is the place to be for any black man who wishes to be an intellectual! Morehouse College provides a tight-knit community of like-minded individuals who are passionate about making a positive impact on the world. The Morehouse brotherhood is a bond that lasts a lifetime, with alumni supporting one another in their personal and professional endeavors.Morehouse College is known for producing successful and influential alumni, including Martin Luther King Jr., Spike Lee, Samuel L. Jackson, and many more. Morehouse graduates have a strong reputation in various fields, and employers recognize the value of a Morehouse education.Morehouse College provides a liberal arts education, which means students receive a well-rounded education that prepares them for success in various fields. Students are encouraged to explore a range of subjects and develop critical thinking, communication, and problem-solving skills.Morehouse College provides many opportunities for students to develop their leadership skills, including through student organizations, volunteer work, and academic programs. Students are encouraged to become leaders in their communities and make a positive impact on the world.Overall, attending Morehouse College can provide a transformative and empowering experience that prepares students for success in their personal and professional lives.

Morehouse College FAQS

  1. What is the Acceptance Rate at Morehouse College?

    The fall 2020 acceptance rate for Morehouse College is 66%. That means, out of _____ applications received in 2020 , _____ students were offered admission. The number of males who applied was _____ vs the number of females which was _____.

  2. What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

    To my high school self, here are some words of advice. First, know what you are going to major in. It is obvious, but the sooner you realize this, the more motivation you will have. Next, procrastination is a disease, vaccinate yourself immediately. A lot of stress can be avoided if you get the work done ahead of time. Cramming is not efficient. Instead, you will be wishing you had studied sooner when you realize you could have aced a test with a few more days preparation. Learn how to prioritize, it makes organizing a lot easier when assignments and activities begin to pile up. Skip the club that night if you have a deadline approaching, trust me there will be plenty more opportunities. Be social, you can make new friends and network to make future connections, but stay true to your values. When you choose friends, choose ones that you can trust and support each others ideas. Also, avoid debt at all costs, its no fun owing money before you start you career. Most importantly, enjoy the experience. There were will be trying days, but remember you are there to make a life yourself and your family.

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  3. Describe the students at your school.

    My classmates are like no other. The men I am proud to attend this institution with are the most diverse males on this Earth. Hailing from almost all 50 states as well as nations like the Bahamas and Haiti, we possess varying backgrounds that have established in us certain morals and values. This withstanding, I have yet to meet anyone who does not respect the opinions of others. This will be the one place where you see men of color intellectually speaking and realizing this is our start to being the movers and shakers of our time.

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  4. Describe how your school looks to someone who's never seen it.

    My school is abou t success, brotherhood, and global conscious.

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  5. What's unique about your campus?

    I Love how the students here get together in study groups and try very hard to help each other out with their studies. Sometimes it gets hard but I keep working. I like the hours of the cafeteria which allows those of us that have early or late classes to still get a good meal. I like the way that problems are handle in the dorms. I am grateful for the workstudy program because it allows me to have a little cash in my pocket and that helps out for washing my cloths and getting my other personal items.

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  6. What do you consider the worst thing about your school? Why?

    somewhat unorganized at times

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  7. What do you brag about most when you tell your friends about your school?

    When I tell my friends about my school, I brag most about the fact that Morehouse is a Historically Black College & University. I proclaim this the most because I personally feel that I have been granted such a strong support system from people of my own race within the administration of Morehouse College. In addition, I established a great appreciation for the culturally-enhanced welcoming ceremonies for freshmen that were presented by an array of members of the Morehouse Family during New Student Orientation Week. These ceremonies enhanced my knowledge of our African roots and encouraged me to dream bigger.

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  8. Here's your chance: Say anything about your college!

    At Morehouse, we are redefining the meaning of leadership. It’s not about attaining the highest title or position, but about attaining skills such as compassion, civility, integrity and even listening. Morehouse is poised to become the epicenter of ethical leadership as we continue to develop leaders who are spiritually disciplined, intellectually astute and morally wise.

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  9. What kind of person should attend this school?

    The kind of person that should attend this school is someone who is energetic about excelling in their academics, lending a helping hand to his classmates whenever it is needed, and offering service to the community. This person should ultimately desire to grow into a Renaissance Man--a man who embodies integrity, loyalty, humility, and strives to make this world a better place. Furthermore, from the mission statement of our president, Dr. Robert Franklin, this person should aspire to be "well-read, well-dressed, well-spoken, well-traveled, and well-balanced".

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  10. Describe your favorite campus traditions.

    My school is best known for training men to be leaders in their communities, the nation and the world. Martin Luther King Jr. is an alumnus of this institution and a primary example of a prosperous leader who led the country through a historic, transforming civic movement. Morehouse College is considered to be the epicenter of ethical leadership that strives to develop young men to be leaders who are spiritually disciplined, intellectually astute and morally wise. Morehouse is best known for taking a boy who enters as a freshman and transforming him into a man when he graduates.

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  11. What's the one thing you wish someone had told you about freshman year?

    What I wish I had known before coming to Morehouse College would have been the relationship between professors and their students. They reach out to assist anyone in need but you have to grow up and speak up to your professors because if you do not show you are serious about your grades or that you need help they cannot reach out to you unless you reach out to them first

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  12. What's the most frustrating thing about your school?

    The most fustrating thig about Morehouse College is simply having the finaces to pay for school. Being that morehouse is a private school it qute hard to get maximum funding from the Military or the government. So for an African American like my self who has little to no family that can afford to help fund my schooling, I belive its quite fustrating. Exspecailly when your heart is set on going to school.

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  13. What kind of person should not attend this school?

    A person who likes to have company whenever they want, and likes classes full of the opposite sex. A person should not attend this school if they have a dislike towards extreme pro-black classes.

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  14. What are the academics like at your school?

    Its sort of like tought love. Every teacher cares about you and pushes you to the limits because they care. I have the numbers and emails of all of my professors and know each one of them to some degree or another. Students here are highly competitive but it pushes all of us to be great. Mays told us to be so good that no man living, dead, or ever to be bron can do it better. That is the foundation of our academics and our response to it will determine how high the elavators of our skyscrapers will go.

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  15. Is the stereotype of students at your school accurate?

    I disagree with both not because I attend but because I strongly feel Morehouse is still that great beacon of light that gives the entire black community hope and guidance. My feelings on that are the reasons why I chose to attend Morehouse in the first place.

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  16. What are the most popular student activities/groups?

    It is an HBCU in its truest sense. We have had speakers from Bill Cosby to Ray McGuire. Being at "The House" really allows chances we wouldnt have recieved elsewhere. To be good here there must be balance. Parties are a part of the experience but academics are the reason why you are here.

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  17. What is the stereotype of students at your school?

    Stereotypes of Morehouse college is that because Morehouse is an all male institution they are all gay. There is also the stereotype that we think we are better than people who don't go to Morehouse or Spelman(all female college)

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  18. What is your overall opinion of this school?

    In the big picture Morehouse is Morehouse. Like any school where the experiences are unique to your setting, it is hard to explain to outsiders. When we speak of "Club Woody" or "Hump Wednesday" or Crown Forum, others just dont understand. I have grown so much from the time I arrived here. I was told, "You wont get this experience anywhere else and I believe that." I love this place more than anything in the world and I would do anything to help it keep its name. I find myself growing attached to it when I am not with it. I find myself noticing things I didn't notice about it before on a daily basis. I find myself becoming a part of it just as much as it has become a a part of me. I find myself at Morehouse because I find Morehouse in me!

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  19. What is the stereotype of students at your school? Is this stereotype accurate?

    "All Men of Morehouse wear bow ties and think that they are all that." Not true at all; The majority of the guys here are very down to earth and are not even interested in fashion.

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All students must apply yearly for financial aid. This process starts with the FAFSA. Though financial aid deadlines vary by school, it is a good idea to apply as soon as possible. For the upcoming school year, you can apply as early as October 1 for the FAFSA. Additional school aid will be dependent on the FAFSA results.

98% of students attending Morehouse College receive some sort of financial aid. 57% were awarded federal grants. While 83% received federal loans. Many students do also need to apply for additional private student loans.

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$110K & UP

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