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Morgan State University – Tuition & Success Analysis

Baltimore, MD

Morgan State University – Snapshot


Four-Year Public University

Undergraduate Enrollment: 6,333

Average annual cost of attendance: $16,918

(National Median: $15,523)

Median student debt for loan recipients: $30,727

Campus Setting: Large City

Religious Affiliation: None

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Morgan State University Tuition based on Family Income


For a family income of $0 to $30,000 the average cost is $13,516

For a family income of $30,001 to $48,000 the average cost is $15,760

For a family income of $48,001 to $75,000  the average cost is $18,707

For a family income of $75,001 to $110,000  the average cost is $20,627

For a family income above $110,000 the average cost is $20,640


The “average cost” shown here is a NET cost and reflects the tuition cost after financial aid is taken into account, as reported by Morgan State University. This average is based on the students who receive grant or scholarship aid. In-state tuition is used for public schools.

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Morgan State University Graduate Success


Graduation rate: 31%

(National Median: 49%)

Students returning after first year: 73%

(National Median: 68%)

Median annual earnings (10 years after first attending): $40,500

(National Median: $33,028. The salary data measures salaries of students who received federal student aid. The Salary data does not break down earnings or graduation rates by major, or by state—an important consideration, since salaries can vary widely depending on geographical region. )

Percentage earning above a high school graduate (6 years after first enrolled): 53%

Morgan State University Admissions

Morgan State University Acceptance Rate: 60%


Half of the recent accepted students had test scores in the range of:

SAT Math: 410 to 490

SAT Critical Reading: 400 to 500

SAT Writing: N/A to N/A

ACT English: 14 to 20

ACT Math: 16 to 18

ACT Writing: N/A to N/A

Twenty-five percent of students accepted to Morgan State University actually performed better than the range reported above.  Another twenty-five percent had scores below the reported range.

Morgan State University Student Debt


Percentage of students awarded Pell Grants: 56%

Percentage of students receiving federal student loans: 72%

Typical student debt: $30,727

Typical monthly loan payment: $327

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Other Scholarships for Students Attending Morgan State University

Majors at Morgan State University


These are the most popular areas of study offered at Morgan State University:

  • Architecture and Related Services – 5%
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences – 5%
  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services – 24%
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs – 10%
  • Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services – 1%
  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services – 3%
  • Education – 8%
  • Engineering – 12%
  • English Language and Literature/Letters – 2%
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences – 5%
  • Health Professions and Related Programs – 4%
  • History – 1%
  • Philosophy and Religious Studies – 1%
  • Physical Sciences – 1%
  • Psychology – 5%
  • Public Administration and Social Service Professions – 4%
  • Social Sciences – 8%
  • Visual and Performing Arts – 3%

For more information about the various majors at Morgan State University, visit their website.

Morgan State University Diversity


Overall Composition at Morgan State University

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who attend Morgan State University full time:  91%

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who attend Morgan State University part time:  9%

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who are twenty-five years old, or older at Morgan State University:  19%

Racial Diversity Composition

American Indian/Alaska Native: 0%

Asian: 1%

Black: 77%

Hispanic: 3%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0%

Non-resident alien: 11%

Two or more races: 3%

Unknown: 2%

White: 2%

Morgan State University Success Ratios

TUN ratios to help compare schools


Earnings to Debt Ratio: 1.3

The median earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the median federal debt of borrowers who graduated. TUN found an average of 2.5 based on data of 3,210 schools.

Earnings to Tuition Ratio: 2.4

The median earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the average annual cost of attendance that financial aid recipients incurred.  TUN found an average of 3.0 based on data of 3,337 schools.

Monthly Liquidity Ratio: 10.3

The median monthly gross earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the median monthly debt payment that borrowers who graduated experience with a 10-year repayment schedule. TUN found an average of 19.3 based on data of 3,210 schools.