Morris Brown College

643 Martin Luther King, Jr. Nw, Atlanta, GA 30314-4140
Tel: (404)739-1000
Private, non-profit | - students
Morris Brown College, founded in 1881 by the African Methodist Episcopal Church, is a private, coeducational, liberal artscollege engaged in teaching, research, and public service in the arts, humanities, education, professional programs, socialsciences, and natural sciences.

School Overview:

Morris Brown College
CountyFulton County, GA
Title IV EligibleNo
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate (Liberal Arts) Colleges II
Institution Level4 or more years
Institution ControlPrivate, non-profit
Student Body
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
% Hawaiian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Two or more races

School Notes:

  • Situated on a 42-acre campus, Morris Brown College is a private, liberal arts, four-year institutionfounded by members of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. The College is located in Atlanta, Georgia, often called “thefastest growing international city in the nation.” With a population of over 3 million, metropolitan Atlanta providescollege students with abundant advantages that enhance the college experience: access to rich educational resources, diversesocial, cultural, and recreational opportunities, and many new and exciting career fields.
  • Morris Brown College serves the educational needs of African-American young men and women, is ahistoric institution with a unique offering on today’s educational horizon. Morris Brown is proud of its tradition of servingthe educational needs of the best and the brightest young minds, while simultaneously providing educational support tostudents who might not otherwise receive the opportunity to compete on the college level. Students fitting the latter aregiven the tools they need to increase their potential for earning a college degree.
  • Morris Brown now offers two baccalaureate degrees: Management, Entrepreneurship and Technology (fortraditional students) and Organizational Management and Leadership (for Adult Degree Students). Morris Brown College’sHerndon Stadium, designed to seat 15,000 spectators, was the Field Hockey venue during the 1996 Summer Olympics and wasdedicated to the College after the Games. The other Olympic legacy Morris Brown received was The Art Gallery at Jordan Hall(now the Ruth Hall Hodges Art Gallery), which houses art of prominent African American artists. Our modern technologyinitiatives, combined with scientific research and advanced career training, bolster a strong liberal arts curriculumdelivered by dedicated faculty in small classroom settings.
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