Morehouse College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$27,038
2022 Average Net Price
$35,251
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
4.19%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
60%
5,221 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
2,567
85.1% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
59%
358 Graduates

About

Morehouse College is a higher education institution located in Fulton County, GA. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Morehouse College were General Business Administration & Management (118 degrees awarded), General Biological Sciences (52 degrees), and General Political Science & Government (36 degrees).

In 2022, 475 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Morehouse College. 0% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 100% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (459 degrees), 45.9 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (10 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Morehouse College is $27,038, which is $−1,292 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Morehouse College is $27,038, which is $−1,292 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $35,251.

In 2022, 72% of undergraduate students attending Morehouse College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 58% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$27,038
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Morehouse College was $27,038. The cost of tuition at Morehouse College is $−1,292 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

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Average Net Price

$35,251
2022 Value
72%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Morehouse College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $35,251. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Morehouse College grew by 72%.

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Other Student Expenses

$14,272
Room and Board
$2,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Morehouse College was of $14,272 in 2022. The cost of room and board did not change between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $2,000. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

72%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
58%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

72% of undergraduate students at Morehouse College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 17.2% with respect to 2021, when 87% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
4.19%
2019 Default Rate
26
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Morehouse College was 4.19%, which represents 26 out of the 620 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Morehouse College received 5,221 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 38.2% annual growth. Out of those 5,221 applicants, 3,133 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 60% acceptance rate.

There were 2,567 students enrolled at Morehouse College in 2022.

Morehouse College has an overall enrollment yield of 21.5%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

60%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
3,133
Accepted Out of 5,221

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Morehouse College was 60% (3,133 admissions from 5,221 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 65.2%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 38.2%, while admissions grew by 27.3%..

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SAT Scores

1
Scores Submitted (false)

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Morehouse College in false submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Morehouse College had a total enrollment of 2,567 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Morehouse College is 2,185 students and the part-time enrollment is 382. This means that 85.1% of students enrolled at Morehouse College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Morehouse College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 98.4% Black or African American, 0.818% Two or More Races, 0.195% White, 0.039% Hispanic or Latino, and 0.039% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Morehouse College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Male (98.4%), followed by Two or More Races Male (0.915%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (0.0458%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

85.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Morehouse College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,567 students. The full-time enrollment at Morehouse College is 2,185 and the part-time enrollment is 382. This means that 85.1% of students enrolled at Morehouse College are enrolled full-time compared with 79.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

80%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Morehouse College was 80%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (72%), Morehouse College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Black or African American
    2,527 enrolled students
  2. Two or More Races
    21 enrolled students
  3. White
    5 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Morehouse College is 98.4% Black or African American, 0.818% Two or More Races, 0.195% White, 0.039% Hispanic or Latino, and 0.039% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.3% White, 13.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.1% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0 students (0%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 475 fewer women than men received degrees from Morehouse College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Morehouse College is black or african american (459 degrees awarded). There were 45.9 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (10 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Morehouse College is General Business Administration & Management (118 degrees awarded), followed by General Biological Sciences (52 degrees) and General Political Science & Government (36 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Morehouse College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Social Sciences (92 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (26 degrees), and Physical Sciences (17 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Morehouse College are Physicians (492,681 people), Other managers (430,245 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (421,451 people), Postsecondary teachers (335,806 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (292,578 people).

The most specialized majors at Morehouse College in 2022 are Social Sciences (92 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (26 degrees), Physical Sciences (17 degrees), English (18 degrees), and Biology (52 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Morehouse College are Surgeons, Physicians, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Nurse anesthetists

The most specialized majors at Morehouse College are Social Sciences (92 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (26 degrees), Physical Sciences (17 degrees), English (18 degrees), and Biology (52 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Morehouse College are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (737,695 people), Elementary & secondary schools (714,527 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (685,118 people), Legal services (340,013 people), and Computer Systems Design (321,236 people).

The most specialized majors at Morehouse College are Social Sciences (92 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (26 degrees), Physical Sciences (17 degrees), English (18 degrees), and Biology (52 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Morehouse College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 118 degrees awarded
  2. 52 degrees awarded
  3. 36 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Morehouse College was General Business Administration & Management with 118 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

475
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
0
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 118 degrees were awarded to men at Morehouse College in General Business Administration & Management. There were no female recipients with the same degree.

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Time to Complete

40%
100% Completion Time
56%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 40% of students graduating from Morehouse College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 56% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 59% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Morehouse College is Male and Hispanic or Latino (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1.68% of graduates (6 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Black or African American
    459 degrees awarded
  2. Two or More Races
    10 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    1 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Morehouse College is black or african american (459 degrees awarded). There were 45.9 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (10 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Black or African American Male
    459 degrees awarded
  2. Two or More Races Male
    10 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    1 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Morehouse College is black or african american male (459 degrees awarded). There were 45.9 times more black or african american male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races male (10 degrees).

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Operations

Morehouse College has an endowment valued at nearly $246M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−12.9%) compared to the 0.58% average return (286k on 49.3M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2022, Morehouse College had a total salary expenditure of 107M. Morehouse College employs 56 Assistant professors, 51 Associate professors and 36 Professors. Most academics at Morehouse College are Male Associate professor (34), Male Assistant professor (32), and Female Assistant professor (24).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Morehouse College are: Management, with 112 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 58 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 57 employees.

Endowment

$246M
2022 Endowment
11.5%
decline from 2021

Morehouse College has an endowment valued at about $246M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Morehouse College declined 11.5% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $197M higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$40.4M
2022 Salaries
23.4%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Morehouse College paid a median of $40.4M in salaries, which represents 37.6% of their overall expenditure ($107M) and a 23.4% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.7M (37.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$10.7M
Instructional Salaries
144
Number of Employees

In 2022, Morehouse College paid a total of $10.7M to 144 employees working as instructors, which represents 26.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.04M (32.1%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
56 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
112 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Morehouse College were Assistant professor with 56 employees, Associate professor with 51 employees, and Professor with 36 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Morehouse College were Management with 112 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 58 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 57 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Associate professor
  2. Male Assistant professor
  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Morehouse College was Male Associate professor with 34 employees, Male Assistant professor with 32 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 24 employees.

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