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Morehouse College

Undergraduate School

Mailing Address
830 Westview Drive, S.W.
Atlanta, Georgia 30314
Phone
(404) 215-2618
Email address
admissions@morehouse.edu
School Information
"There is a world of universities and professions to choose from. Today, Black men have access to them all. But since 1867, many of the best and brightest choose Morehouse. Our 66-acre campus southwest of downtown Atlanta is home to more than 2,200 students preparing to make their mark on the world" (Source: https://www.morehouse.edu/about/facts-and-figures/). Morehouse was founded in 1867 and is a historically black college for men. The school has an enrollment of over 2,200 students. The college's student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1.
General Information
Morehouse states that engaging in the concept of race is a general education requirement. In addition, Morehouse recently partnered with Points of Light for a racism initiative in 2020. See developments below:

Actions Taken

Curriculum Changes and Requirements
  • Morehouse states that students "engage issues of identity" with respect to race within the general education curriculum. This is done through the requirements of the Crown Forum and the First Year Experience.
Symbolic Actions
  • On August 10, 2021, Morehouse released a Faculty Blog Post op-ed encouraging people to learn more about Critical Race Theory.
  • On October 30, 2020, Morehouse announced that Points of Light is partnering with the college to launch an initiative to combat "systemic racism" titled "Listen. Learn. Act to End Racism."
  • In April 2021, Morehouse College withdrew from a debate competition due to “issues of anti-Blackness.”
Last updated August 15th, 2022
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