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Morgan State University
  • 4 Year
  • BALTIMORE, MD

Report Card

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade C+
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade C
  5. Athletics
    grade B+
  6. Party Scene
    grade A+
  7. Professors
    grade A minus
  8. Location
    grade C+
  9. Dorms
    grade D
  10. Campus Food
    grade C
  11. Student Life
    grade B
  12. Safety
    grade B minus

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Morgan State is a public university located in Baltimore, Maryland. As a historically black college, Morgan State has a strong history of and commitment to the education of black Americans. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 5,759 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Morgan State acceptance rate is 68%. Popular majors include Business, Liberal Arts and Humanities, and Civil Engineering. Graduating 43% of students, Morgan State alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $27,900.

About

1700 EAST COLD SPRING LANE
BALTIMORE, MD 21251
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Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FCS
Athletic Conference
Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference

Morgan State University Rankings

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Morgan State Admissions

Acceptance Rate
68%
Application Deadline
February 15
SAT Range
570-840
ACT Range
16-20
Application Fee
$35
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$15,998 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$8,760 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
94%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
13:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
78%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 152 responses
52%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 200 responses
51%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 199 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
1
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
1
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    23%
  • On Campus
    76%
  • Online
    1%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
5,759 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
702
Undergrads Over 25
10%
Pell Grant
58%
Varsity Athletes
5%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 146 responses
  • Friendly
    24%
  • There is no 'typical' student. Everyone is unique
    21%
  • There is no typical student here at Morgan
    21%
  • Different
    12%
  • Active; does their own thing
    8%
  • Beating the statics , determine
    8%
  • Stoners
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
44%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big. 248 responses
Poll
52%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 274 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 161 responses
  • Allows equal opportunity
    48%
  • A little unorganized
    25%
  • Relationship Based
    12%
  • Very Unorganized
    7%
  • Home away from home
    4%
  • Fast-paced
    2%
  • Black supermacist
    1%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$40,500 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
43%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
86%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 115 responses

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