Student Achievement

Morris College is primarily a student-centered institution which seeks to develop a well-rounded individual and a productive citizen. It fulfills this mission by:

  • Evaluating the academic performance of students to ensure competence in communication, problem-solving, critical thinking, and the use of information technology.
  • Emphasizing a broad understanding of the liberal arts and the sciences.
  • Emphasizing specific professional and technical skills necessary to meet societal demands.
  • Emphasizing total development of the student for responsible citizenship in a global society.

This student-centered commitment embraces the College’s motto “Enter to Learn; Depart to Serve.” The institution’s strategic goals are:

  • To have all students fully engaged in the academic processes of the College,
  • To achieve a higher rate of student retention,
  • To achieve a higher rate of graduation for students,
  • To increase the percentage of graduates who enroll in graduate and professional schools, and
  • To increase the percentage of graduates placed in positions that relate closely to their major academic programs.

Retention Rate (PDF)

Graduation Rate (PDF)

Graduation Rate by Major (PDF)

Graduate School Enrollment (PDF)

Completion Rates (PDF)

Job Placement Rates (PDF)

Additionally, the student learning goals below reflect Morris College’s commitment to developing the total student and are linked to the institution’s strategic goals. These student learning goals underwent a review and approval process that involved Morris College faculty, students, staff, and administrators. These goals are intended to provide a clear path that starts on campus and extends to the students’ future careers.

Student Learning Goals

Goal 1. Mastery of discipline content in all areas of a liberal arts curriculum.

  • Demonstrate competence in communication and critical thinking skills, STEM subjects, social science content, information technology, and leadership skills.

Natural Sciences & Mathematics (PDF)

Social Sciences (PDF)

Academic Student Leadership & Honors (PDF)

Highlighted Graduates (PDF)

Goal 2. Integration and application of acquired knowledge

  • Demonstrate competence through internships, capstone experiences, practica, laboratory research and career-based field experiences.

Division of Education (PDF)

Graduate School Enrollment (PDF)

Goal 3. Ethics, social responsibility, and civic engagement

  • Demonstrate awareness of ethical and social judgment, and civic engagement.

Constitution Day (PDF)

  • CONSTITUTION DAY OBSERVANCE - The campus community gathered on the front lawn of the Academic Hall on yesterday to participate in a public reading of the United States Constitution in commemoration of the signing of the historic document on September 17, 1787. Participants read the entire Constitution from the Preamble to the 27th Amendment.

Goal 4. Global awareness

  • Demonstrate global awareness through course offerings and co-curricular activities.

Study Abroad (PDF)