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

Graduation Rate

Graduation Rate by Major

Graduate School Enrollment

Completion Rates

Job Placement Rates

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.  

These goals are:

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
Social Sciences
Academic Student Leadership & Honors
Highlighted Graduates

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

Graduate School Enrollment

Goal 3.  Ethics, social responsibility, and civic engagement

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

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