Morehouse College

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Morehouse College is a historically black college found in Atlanta, GA. Morehouse College has an enrollment of nearly 2,300 students.

The majority of students that got into this school had an SAT score between 1020 to 1143, or got accepted with an ACT composite score within the range of 18 to 22. We were able to estimate the Morehouse College average GPA (2.89 - 3.14) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Morehouse College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Morehouse College was reported as 99.8% in Fall 2020 with over 2,030 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

  • ACT Scores: 18 - 22
  • Average GPA: 2.89 - 3.14

How Hard Is It to Get into Morehouse College?

Applicant Selectivity: Low

When considering the average GPA and SAT/ACT scores of students accepted to Morehouse College and comparing to other schools nationwide, applicant selectivity is lower than most other schools.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2022 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2022-2023 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Morehouse College has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 66.1%
  • 2017-2018: 74.4%
  • 2018-2019: 57.9%
  • 2019-2020: 99.8%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 73.1%

How Does Morehouse College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Morehouse College is seventy-six percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Clark Atlanta University54.8%
Spelman College43.4%
Agnes Scott College64.8%
Oglethorpe University67.6%
Life University95.6%

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 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Morehouse College (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading500 - 560
Math520 - 583
Total Score1020 - 1143
ACT®Score Range
English17 - 26
Math17 - 25
Composite Score18 - 22
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