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Office of Undergraduate Admission & Recruitment

Common Black College Application

Morgan State University welcomes applications via the Common Black College Application (CBCA). The Admissions Office will download applications submitted via the CBCA that meet these conditions:

  1. Your application is submitted for a current admitting term. The current admitting terms are Spring 2022 and Fall 2022.
  2. You are applying as a freshman.
  3. Your official high school transcript is uploaded to the CBCA platform by a high school official. Your official college transcript(s) are sent electronically
  4. You have selected Morgan as one of your top four college choices.
    • If you have not selected Morgan as one of your top four college choices, please send an email to to have your CBCA application downloaded. 

What to expect:

  • Morgan State will download your application from the CBCA platform once all of the above conditions have been met.
  • Once your application has been downloaded you will receive email notification that your application has been received.
  • You must follow the steps included in the email to complete your application to Morgan State. The steps are:
    • Submit your official SAT or ACT score report via College Board (5416) or (1722). Test scores will not be accepted via the CBCA.
      • Test scores are optional for Spring 2021 and Fall 2021 applicants
    • Complete a Residency Information Form: (for MD residents only)
  • Once your application is complete we will review your application and submitted materials and send you an official decision notification via email and mail.
  • Please Note: Our Priority Deadline is December 31st.  Completed applications received by this date will receive an admission decision by February 15th.  Our regular deadline is February 15th.  Completed applications received by this date will receive an admission decision by April 15th.  Completed applications received after February 15th will receive an admission decision on a rolling basis.  A completed application consists of the submitted application, official high school transcript. The official standardized test scores, student essay, and a counselor recommendation letter are optional for 2021-2022.

If you have questions about your CBCA application, please email