Morehouse College

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Morehouse College is a historically black college found in Atlanta, GA. Morehouse College has an enrollment of nearly 2,700 students.

The majority of students that got into this school had an SAT score between 1330 to 1660, or got accepted with an ACT composite score within the range of 18 to 23. We were able to estimate the Morehouse College average GPA (2.98 - 3.33) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. 67% of all students that apply are accepted to Morehouse College, from which 27 percent choose to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Morehouse College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Morehouse College was reported as 66.8% in Fall 2013 with over 2,690 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • SAT Scores: 1330 - 1660
  • ACT Scores: 18 - 23
  • Average GPA: 2.98 - 3.33

How Hard Is It to Get into Morehouse College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Morehouse College, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Morehouse College has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 67.6%
  • 2010-2011: 63.8%
  • 2011-2012: 62.4%
  • 2012-2013: 66.4%
  • 2013-2014: 66.8%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 65.6%

How Does Morehouse College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Morehouse College is twenty percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Clark Atlanta University56.8%
Spelman College38.0%
Agnes Scott College66.9%
Oglethorpe University55.8%
Life University74.5%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Morehouse College (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading450 - 550
Math450 - 560
Writing430 - 550
Total Score1330 - 1660
ACT®Score Range
English18 - 24
Math17 - 24
Composite Score18 - 23
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