Applying as a Freshman

Apply to college is an exciting and sometimes overwhelming experience. Please review the list below carefully so that you are able to submit all of the required information by one of our deadlines.

To apply, please submit:

  • Official high school transcript
    • How to submit:
      • By mail directly from your high school
      • Accepted digital formats: Naviance, Parchment, Morgan online counselor recommendation form
      • On-site admission events
      • Common Black College Application
      • Drop off at the Admissions office in a sealed envelope
    • Official high school transcripts will not be accepted via email or fax.
  • Official SAT or ACT scores
    • How to submit
      • SAT scores must be sent directly from College Board - College Board code is 5416
      • ACT scores must be sent directly from ACT.org - ACT code is 1722
      • On-site admission events
      • Scores may be accepted if included on an official high school transcript
    • Official test scores will not be accepted via email or fax.
  • 500 word essay
    • How to submit
      • Must be uploaded to your Morgan account. Essays submitted by another method my not be taken into consideration.
      • Choose one topic below:

                  1. What is the hardest part of being a teenager or young adult today?

                  2. What matters to you, and why?

                  3. How do you plan to positively impact society with your degree from Morgan State University?

  • Morgan online counselor recommendation form
    • How to submit
      • This form will be sent to your counselor via email after you submit your online application. Recommendations submitted by another method may not be taken into consideration.
  • Morgan online teacher recommendation form
    • How to submit
      • This form will be sent to your counselor via email after you submit your online application. Recommendations submitted by another method may not be taken into consideration.
  • Official college transcript (optional)
    • If you have completed college courses while enrolled in high school you will be considered a freshman with college credits. Please select this student type when completing the application:
    • If you would like your college courses to be evaluated for credit at Morgan State you must submit an official college transcript.
    • How to submit
      • Electronically directly from the college or via Parchment, eScript-Safe, National Student Clearing House or ScribOrder
        • All electronic transcripts must be sent to apply@morgan.edu. Transcripts sent to another email address will not be considered.
      • By mail directly from the college
      • Drop off in Admissions office in a sealed envelope
      • On-site admission events
    • Official transcripts will not be accepted via email or fax.

You may send questions about the application process to apply@morgan.edu. Please do not send documents to apply@morgan.edu.