Morgan State University Overview
Located in Baltimore, Maryland, Morgan State University is a public institution. The location of Morgan State is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.
What Is Morgan State University Known For?
- The highest award offered at Morgan State is the doctor's degree.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 69% of the faculty were full-time.
Morgan State University Rankings
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Morgan State.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Morgan State has earned from around the web.
|#5||Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for General Public Health||College Factual|
|#6||Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Public Health||College Factual|
|#46||Highest Paid Design & Applied Arts Graduates||College Factual|
|#49||Highest Paid Drama & Theater Arts Graduates||College Factual|
|#84||Highest Paid Teacher Education Grade Specific Graduates||College Factual|
|#88||Highest Paid Visual & Performing Arts Graduates||College Factual|
Where Is Morgan State University?
Contact details for Morgan State are given below.
|Address:||1700 East Cold Spring Lane, Baltimore, MD 21251-0001|
How Do I Get Into Morgan State?
You can apply to Morgan State online at: https://crmpw.morgan.edu/RecruitNewWFE/Account/Login
Admission Requirements for Morgan State
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||neither required nor recommended|
|High School Transcript||neither required nor recommended|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Morgan State?
Approximately 31% of accepted students are men and 69% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 74%, and the acceptance rate for women is 74%.
Average Test Scores
About 85% of students accepted to Morgan State submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 450 and 530. Math scores were between 460 and 540.
Can I Afford Morgan State University?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Morgan State, approximately 79% of students took out student loans averaging $7,237 a year. That adds up to $28,948 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Morgan State is 16.7%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.
Morgan State University Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 1,364 graduate students at the school.
Of the 5,581 full-time undergraduates at Morgan State, 38% are male and 62% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Morgan State University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||4,621|
|Hispanic or Latino||250|
Maryland students aren't the only ones who study at Morgan State University. At this time, 23 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 59 countries are represented at Morgan State. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and Nigeria.
Online Learning at Morgan State University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Morgan State has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 19th most popular in Maryland for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.
Online Affordability Rankings of Morgan State
The following table shows how Morgan State is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are not mostly online.
|Major||Tuition for In-State Students||Tuition for Out-of-State Students|
|Architecture & Related Services||#7||#1|
Online Growth Rankings of Morgan State
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Morgan State University was 22.1%. This is the #1,022 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Morgan State regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Morgan State majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Business, Management & Marketing||2%|
|Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities||4%|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||4%|
|Public Administration & Social Service||12%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Morgan State ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Morgan State.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Public Administration & Social Service||#195|
|Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities||#478|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||#478|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Morgan State University Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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