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Historically Black Colleges and Universities: Morehouse College

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Institution Description

· Type: Private, all-male liberal arts college

· Size: 2,100 (undergraduate)

· Location: Atlanta, Georgia

· National Recognition:

o One of two HBCUs that has produced three Rhodes scholars,

o Six-year graduation rate is often 20 percentage points than the national average for black men

o 52% of graduates enroll in graduate or professional school within five years of graduation

Transfer Admission

· Admission Profile: considered selective

o Acceptance Rate: 58%

· Admission Requirements: Common App, Pursuit/Completion of twenty-six (26) semester hours with a minimum 2.5 GPA, All Official College Transcripts, Faculty Recommendation, Dean Certification Form, Admissions Interview

· Admission Process: Common Application

· Deadlines: Early Action for Fall-November 1st, Regular Action: Spring: November 1st, Fall: February 1st

· Fees

o $50 non-refundable application fee


· Estimated Cost of Attendance

o Annual Tuition and fees for full time 12-18 credits: $29,468

o Room and board: $14,272

Financial Aid and Scholarships

· 89% of Morehouse students receive some form of financial aid

· Types of Aid Available

o Scholarships

o Grants

o Loans

o Work Study

· Academic scholarships are awarded to freshman only.

· Transfer Specific Scholarships-NA


· Student/Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1 · Academic Programs: 28 majors offered in the humanities, sciences, social sciences and business administration

· Limited Admission Programs-have to apply separately or requires an audition

o Cinema, Television and Emerging Media Studies

· Honors-only available to freshmen applicants


· Degree Completion

o Six-year graduation rate: 50%

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