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Morgan State University

Baltimore, Maryland

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Morgan State University

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About Morgan State University

Morgan State University (commonly referred to as MSU, Morgan State, or Morgan) is a historically black college (HBCU) in Baltimore, Maryland, United States. Morgan is Maryland's designated public urban university and the largest HBCU in Maryland. In 1890 the university, formerly known as the "Centenary Biblical Institute", changed its name to Morgan College to honor Reverend Lyttleton Morgan, the first chairman of its Board of Trustees who had donated land to the college. It became a university in 1975. MSU is a member of Thurgood Marshall College Fund.

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Located in Baltimore, Maryland.

1700 East Cold Spring Lane, Baltimore, MD, 21251-0001, Baltimore City

Morgan State University Rankings

Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.

2024 Best Colleges in America

#694 of 6828

2024 Best Colleges in Maryland

#14 of 88

2024 Best Public Colleges in Maryland

#6 of 32

Most Popular Majors

Out of 25 majors categories at Morgan State University, the 5 most popular are listed below.

Graduation Rate

Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from Morgan State University within four or six years.

Graduate in 4 years
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Notable Alumni