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Morehouse College Data & Information Overview

Get the facts about Morehouse College. Learn how it ranks, what majors it offers, how diverse it is, and much more. Want to dig deeper into a particular stat? Just click on its tile and you'll be taked to a more in-depth page on the figure. In addition, you can use the links below to quickly jump to any section on this page.

How Well Is Morehouse College Ranked?

2021 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Morehouse College was awarded 19 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is business administration and management.

Overall Quality

Morehouse is ranked #721 out of 1,715 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2021 Best Colleges list. This is an improvement over the previous year, when Morehouse held the #785 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

Morehouse also holds the #12 spot on the Best Colleges in Georgia ranking.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Morehouse?

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Morehouse College is 74%. That's higher than the rate at many schools, but still low enough to be considered somewhat selective. If you want to get in, you'll need good grades and to be able to show that Morehouse is a good fit for you.

Average Test Scores

About 58% of students accepted to Morehouse submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 480 and 590. Math scores were between 470 and 570.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Morehouse College  ( 480 to 590 )

SAT Math Scores for Morehouse College  ( 470 to 570 )
Morehouse received ACT scores from 50% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 18 and 23.

ACT Composite Scores for Morehouse College  ( 18 to 23 )

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Morehouse College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to measure the number of teaching resources that a college or university offers its students. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1, but at Morehouse it is much better at 12 to 1. That's good news for students who want to interact more on a personal level with their teachers.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Morehouse College is 97%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  97 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Morehouse College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 84% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like Morehouse College enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  84 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate for someone pursuing a bachelor's degree is typically four years. This rate at Morehouse for first-time, full-time students is 41%, which is better than the national average of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  41 out of 100

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Morehouse College Is Not Very Diverse

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 2,202 undergraduates at Morehouse with 2,090 being full-time and 112 being part-time.

Morehouse Diversity Score

College Factual computes an overall diversity score for each college and university that takes gender, ethnicity, geographic location, and age into account. Schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest, and those that cater to just one or two student groups are ranked the lowest.

With an overall score of 9.76 out of 100, Morehouse is one of the least diverse schools in the nation.

Overall Diversity Score  9.76 out of 100
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How Much Does Morehouse College Cost?

The overall average net price of Morehouse is $40,068. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Morehouse

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$38,599 $39,318 $39,659 $43,651 $42,450

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Morehouse, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Morehouse, approximately 74% of students took out student loans averaging $7,814 a year. That adds up to $31,256 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Morehouse is 10.8%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

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How Much Money Do Morehouse Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Morehouse make about $41,800 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. This is in the same neighborhood of the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, certain majors may produce higher-paying graduates.


See which majors at Morehouse College make the most money.

Location of Morehouse College

Located in Atlanta, Georgia, Morehouse College is a private not-for-profit institution. Atlanta is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

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Location of Morehouse College

Contact details for Morehouse are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 830 Westview Dr Sw, Atlanta, GA 30314
Phone: 470-639-0999

Morehouse College Majors

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Business Administration & Management 86 $43,300
General Biology 32 NA
Political Science & Government 28 NA
Sociology 27 NA
General English Literature 27 $29,000
Computer Information Systems 23 NA
General Psychology 23 NA
Economics 21 $56,900
Health & Physical Education 21 NA
Engineering Physics 14 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Morehouse College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

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