Morris College
Sumter, SC 29150-3599

Overview

Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 754
Religious affiliation Baptist
HBCU
Open Admission
Student to faculty ratio 16:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 834 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
No
Occupational
No
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
No
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
No
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
No
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

Morris College has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.

Application Fee

$20
Undergrad students

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Morris College's tuition was $11,690 for all students regardless of residency (56.4% cheaper than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$15,524
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $22,127
$11,690
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
$11,690
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 99% of Morris College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 91% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,813 (which is 9.4% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Morris College in 2016-2017, was 204, which is 91% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $6,503 (which is 10.3% above the national average.)

$4,813
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,400
$6,503
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $5,895
99%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 92%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Morris College has enrolled a total of 754 students (735 students full-time and 19 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 754 students, 45 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 41% men and 59% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

754
Total Enrollment
45
Transfers

Student Diversity

Black/African American: 98%

Two or more races: 1%

Hispanic: 1%

Asian: 0%

Non-resident alien: 0%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%

White: 0%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Morris College.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 17% 52
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 8% 24
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 7% 22
Social Sciences 7% 20
Health Professions And Related Programs 7% 20
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies 6% 18
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs 5% 14
Mathematics And Statistics 5% 14
Theology And Religious Vocations 3% 10
Education 2% 6

Graduation & Dropout Rates

22%
Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Morris College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

1%
Still enrolled
29%
Dropout rate
48%
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$17,200
Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of Morris College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $17,200. Last year, out of the total 499 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 459 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 544 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 462 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $17,200 $23,300
Employment Rate 92% 85%
Total Graduates 499 544

Campus Location

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