Admissions


admissions

Morris Brown College admits students on the basis of individual merit and without regard to race, color, national origin, creed, gender, or physical disability.

Deadlines
Completed applications must be returned to the Office of Admissions by the due dates and notification dates listed below

FALL Enrollment Application Deadline* Decision Mailed Candidate Reply-By Date
Early Decision November 1 December 15 January 31
Early Notification November 15 May 1
Regular Decision May 1 April May
Transfer April 1 May 1 June 1
SPRING Enrollment Application Deadline* Decision Mailed Candidate Reply-By Date
New First Time December 1 December December 20
Transfer November 1 December 1 December 20

*All online applications must be submitted by midnight on the deadline date. Documents must be postmarked by this date. If the deadline falls on Sunday, documents may be postmarked on the following Monday

Admissions Tests
All applicants for admission to Morris Brown College who have graduated from high school or successfully completed the GED are required to take the SAT or ACT. Likewise, transfer applicants with less than 30 semester credit hours or 45 quarter credit hours must submit SAT or ACT scores. Students should submit a hard copy of standardized test scores to the College. Test scores may be obtained by contacting:

The College Entrance Examination Board/SAT
P. O. Box 6203
Princeton, NJ 08541-6203
(609) 771-7600
www.collegeboard.org
The College Board code number for Morris Brown College is 5417.

The American College Testing Program/ACT
P. O. Box 451
Iowa City, IA 52243
(319) 337-1313
www.act.org
The ACT code number for Morris Brown College is 0844.

Admission Requirements
Admission to Morris Brown College is based on a decision scale that considers a combination of high school grade point average, SAT/ACT scores, demonstrated writing ability, and recommendation letters from academic officials. Additionally, students must show at least thirteen (13) Carnegie units* successfully completed on their high school transcript. At least twelve of the 13 Carnegie units should be in the following academic subjects: English, mathematics, natural sciences, and the social sciences.

*[Carnegie units represent the completion of a core of high school courses. Carnegie units are used to set national norms for curriculum and course time and are named after the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching which first used the system.]

First-Year Admission
Prospective high school graduates may be considered for admission any time after their sixth semester in high school. High school graduates must submit the following:

A completed and signed admission application

An official high school transcript signed and bearing the official school seal OR An official copy of the student’s GED scores, bearing at least the minimum passing score

Official SAT or ACT scores

Two letters of recommendation from a professional administrator, an academic administrator, and/or a religious leader

An autobiography or essay, minimum 300 words

A copy of the student’s social security card

A non-refundable $30 application fee

Transfer Admission
Transfer applicants must submit the following:

A completed and signed admission application;

An official transcript from each college attended;

If the student has earned less than 30 transferable semester credit hours or less than 45 transferable quarter credit hours, the student must also submit an official high school transcript with date of graduation, or an official GED score report, as well as official SAT or ACT scores

One (1) letter of recommendation

An autobiography or essay, minimum 300 words

A copy of the student’s social security card

A non-refundable $30 application fee

Admissions to Organizational Management and Leadership (OML) Program
Adults who are 25 years of age or older who have completed 45 – 60 semester credit hours from a postsecondary educational institution may seek admission to the Organizational Management and Leadership (OML) Program. Adults who have earned less than 45 semester credit hours will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis, based upon exceptional work experience. OML Program applicants must submit the following:

To prepare student for active participation in society as citizens.

Official transcripts from all previously attended institutions or GED certificate

A writing sample, autobiography or essay, minimum 300 words

Two letters of recommendation from a professional administrator, an academic administrator, and/or a religious leader

Verification of age

A non-refundable $30 application fee

Transient Admission
Students who are enrolled in another institution may seek transient (temporary) admission to Morris Brown College. Transient applicants must submit the following:

A completed and signed admissions application

An approval letter from the student’s home institution

A non-refundable $30 application fee

Guest Applicants
Individuals wishing to take courses but not to obtain a degree may seek non-degree admission to Morris Brown. Non-degree applicants must submit the following:

A completed and signed admissions application

An approval letter from the student’s home institution

A non-refundable $30 application fee