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Morgan State University

Baltimore Maryland, USA

Morgan State University
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Morgan State University or MSU is one of the largest and oldest black institutes in Baltimore, Maryland. It was established with the aim of training young men in the ministry. The university decided to broaden its mission and decided to educate both men and women to teach.One major USP of Morgan State University is that it is one of the few historically black institutions to offer a variety of programs. The university is ranked #317 out of 443 National Universities. The university was established in 1867 as Centenary Biblical Institute, and later became an Unversity in 1975. ...Read more

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1700 E Cold Spring Ln, Baltimore, MD 21251, USA

Founded in 1867

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Accreditation, Number of Students and Faculties

MSCHE (Middle State Commission on Higher Education) has regionally accredited MSU. The U.S Secretary of Education and Council for Higher Education Accreditation has recognised this institutional accrediting agency. Some of the other program specific accreditation of MSU include AACSB (The Association to Advance Collegiate School of Business), ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology), Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics, American Chemical Society, American Society of Women Accountants, Council on Social Work Education, CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education), MSDE (Maryland State Department of Education), NAAB (National Architectural Accreditation Board), and so on. The University records a total undergraduate enrollment of 7,034, and it has more than 437 administrative staff. The student faculty ratio of the university is 16:1. 

University Campus, Facilities, Labs and Courses

With an urban setting, Morgan State University has a campus size of 175 acres. In the 21st century, two garages have been constructed in the university campus, along with the Dixon Research Centre, and the Earl S. Richardson Library. The Centre for Built Environment and Infrastructure Studies building and the Communications Buildings are located in the far north of university campus along with two parking garages, and is linked by a Communications Bridge over Herring Run. Some of the facilities offered to the students include housing and residence, dining services, health and wellness, student life and development, career services, religious life, arts and culture and so on. The university has a Core Laboratory for biomedical research and other laboratories in psychometrics, cognition development, psychological research and so on. 

Some of the courses/programs offered by the university to its students include the following:

  • Liberal arts and science 
  • Business management and administration 
  • Civil engineering 
  • Psychology 
  • Biology
  • Electrical and electronics engineering 
  • Computer and Information Sciences 
  • Elementary education and teaching 
  • Broadcast Journalism 
  • Registered Nursing 
  • Medical technology/ Clinical Laboratory Science 

Streams, Number of Courses and Other Offerings

The streams offered by the university include science, arts, business, health, journalism, engineering, technology, nursing and so on. MSU offers over 140 academic programs to students, in baccalaureate, masters and doctoral degrees. The university has an acceptance rate of 87%. 

Morgan State University Acceptance Rate 

Admissions in Morgan State University are less selective with a fall 2021 acceptance rate of 87%. This means 50% of the applicants admitted to the university have an ACT score between 18 and 21, and an SAT score between 850 and 1080. 

Admission Eligibility Criteria

Following are the admission eligibility criteria of Morgan State University:

  • In order to get an admission in MSU, the applicants are required to have an average GPA of 3, on a scale of 4.0. Therefore, below average students are accepted by the university. Thus, applicants must be B-average students with a mix of As. It is best for the applicants to avoid Cs and Ds. 
  • The applicants need an average SAT score of 990, with an average score of 490 in Math, 500 in Reading +Writing. The students also require an average ACT score of 19, in order to get an admission to MSU. 
  • International students are required to take the English Proficiency Test such as IELTS or TOEFL, if they wish to apply to MSU. 

Documents, Test and Average Score Required

Following are the documents required for applying to Morgan State University 

  • Online application 
  • Proof of English Language Test scores 
  • Evaluated academic records 
  • A copy of student passports and Visas 
  • Financial information 
  • Letter of recommendations. 

Following are the tests required for applying to MSU: 

  • SAT: average score of 990, , with an average score of 490 in Math, 500 in Reading +Writing.
  • ACT: average score of 19. 
  • English Language Proficiency: IELTS: Paper based- 550, Internet based- 79, TOEFL: Overall band score: 5.0

Popular Courses at Morgan State University

Some of the popular courses/programs offered by the university to its students include the following:

  • Liberal arts and science 
  • Business management and administration 
  • Civil engineering 
  • Psychology 
  • Biology
  • Electrical and electronics engineering 
  • Computer and Information Sciences 
  • Elementary education and teaching 
  • Broadcast Journalism 
  • Registered Nursing 
  • Medical technology/ Clinical Laboratory Science 
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