Admission of Freshman Students

Definition: Applicants currently still in high school, just graduated from high school or never attended; planning to attend a college/university before enrolling at Morris College to obtain a bachelor’s degree.

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We encourage you to apply early as most funds are limited. You must apply for financial aid each year by completing the FAFSA available online at

Applicants may gain admission to the freshman class by meeting one of the following requirements:

  1. Presenting evidence of graduation with a diploma from an accredited high school, ranking in the upper 3/4 of the high school class, and successfully completing a curriculum which includes the following standard 24 units:
    List of credit requirements
    Class # of Credits Class # of Credits
    English 4 Economics 1/2
    Mathematics 4 Physical Education 1
    Natural Sciences 3 Computer Science 1
    U.S. History 1 Foreign Language 1
    Social Studies 1 Electives 7
    Government 1/2
  2. Presenting evidence of graduation with a diploma from an accredited high school, achieving an overall grade average of at least "C", and successfully completing the 24 standard units above.

  3. Presenting evidence of graduation with a diploma from an accredited high school, successfully completing the 24 standard units above, and achieving either a combined verbal and mathematics score of 800 or higher on the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) or a score of 18 or higher on the American College Test (ACT).

  4. Presenting evidence of having successfully passed the General Educational Development (GED) Test.

  5. Presenting evidence of having scored no less than thirty-five (35) on any part of the Army General Development Test.

  6. Presenting evidence of having graduated from a high school under the eleven-year plan prior to the 1947-1948 school year.

  7. Applicants who do not meet one of the above-stated requirements for admission but who can present evidence of graduation with a diploma from an accredited high school and who have successfully completed the standard 24 units above are still eligible for admission to the College. Such applicants are admitted on academic probation, may not enroll for more than thirteen (13) credit hours during each of the first two consecutive semesters, and are required to attend assigned study sessions and tutoring sessions.

Application Deadlines for First-Time Freshmen

Morris College has a rolling admissions policy, which means we do not have a specific deadline by which you must apply. Applicants are considered for and informed of admission on a first-come, first-served basis. For you to be considered for first-time freshman admission all application materials and supporting documents must be received. We recommend you apply as early as possible.


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