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Mitchell School of Engineering

General Information

"You'll be in good company!"

Looking beyond high school, if you decide to attend Morgan you'll be in excellent company. Morgan is one of the top five institutions graduating the highest number of African-American Engineers nationwide and is the largest producer of African-American Engineers in the State of Maryland. Our 6,000-plus students come from all fifty states and many foreign countries.

"You'll fit right in!"

Morgan attracts some of the nation's best students and offers an outstanding college level honors program for high-achievers. Yet Morgan also welcomes average hard-working students and provides opportunities to many young people who otherwise might not be able to attend college at all, either because of their educational background or their financial situations.

"After college: A great career!"

Morgan is one of Maryland's leading educators of African-Americans. Morgan produces more African-American scientists and engineers than any other college or university in the State of Maryland. In a typical year, Morgan graduates more than two-thirds of the state's African-American Civil Engineers; 60 percent of their African-American Electrical Engineers; 80 percent of their African-American Telecommunications specialists; more than one-third of their African-American Mathematicians; and all of Maryland's African-American Industrial Engineers and Physicists.

"Not Someday. Right now!"

Did you know that high school students can take part in all kinds of programs at Morgan State University?It's true. From Saturday workshops that help you learn about engineering to a five-week summer day camp for people who enjoy sports. Morgan offers all kinds of opportunities for you to explore new interests, make new friends, and get a head start on an exciting college experience.

If you need further information or assistance, please do not hesitate to contact Dr. Monica Poindexter, Director, First Year Experience & Student Support Services at Also, ask your guidance counselor for information or contact Morgan's Office of Admission and Recruitment at (443) 885-3000.

The School of Engineering: "A Road to the Future!

Since its inception in 1984, the Clarence M. Mitchell, Jr. School of Engineering has earned an outstanding reputation of academic excellence in preparing our undergraduate and graduate students for superior careers in engineering and other fields. The School of Engineering has fully accredited undergraduate programs in Civil; Electrical and Computer; and Industrial, Manufacturing and Information Engineering and graduate programs that offer the Master of Engineering, Doctor of Engineering, and Master of Transportation.The School of Engineering is located on the north-side of the Morgan State University campus and operates in a two-building complex which includes the Clarence M. Mitchell, Jr. Building and also the William Donald Schaefer Building. The Clarence M. Mitchell Building is a 35,000 sq. ft. facility which was completed and became operational in September, 1991. It consists of sixteen teaching laboratories and five research laboratories equipped with state of the art technology for engineering instruction and research. The William Donald Schaefer Building is a 40,000 sq. ft. addition to the Engineering School and was completed in April, 1998. It provides instructional laboratories, classrooms, a student lounge, research laboratories and a 2200 sq. ft. library annex.Admission to the School of Engineering is competitive and is based upon the applicant's academic record and willingness for diligent study. Our students are highly motivated and well prepared. In fact, the Morgan engineer is among the most capable of students studying engineering in the United States and abroad.The success of Morgan's engineering program is due to the quality and dedication of our faculty and staff. Our multi-cultural faculty brings a wealth of academic and professional expertise to the classrooms and laboratories. Personalized academic advising and career counseling are a major strengths of our faculty-student interactions. We have directed our efforts to this end and invite those around us to join in this endeavor.

"One does not have to be a genius to enjoy success as an engineer."