Morgan State University

1700 East Cold Spring Lane, Baltimore, MD 21251-0001

School Details

Founded in 1890, Morgan State University is a four-year, public institution of higher education, located in the city of Baltimore, Maryland. MSU first opened as Centenary Biblical Institute to train young men in ministry. The school’s name was changed to Morgan College to honor the first chairman of Trustees, Reverend Lyttleton Morgan, who donated land to the college. In 1975, Morgan College became a university and was re-named Morgan State University.

Morgan State is one of the few historically black institutions nationally to offer a comprehensive range of academic programs, including programs leading to the doctorate. Morgan State University offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs from the following schools and colleges:

  • College of Liberal Art
  • School of Architecture and Planning
  • School of Business and Management
  • School of Community Health and Policy
  • School of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences
  • School of Education and Urban Studies
  • School of Engineering
  • School of Global Journalism and Communication
  • School of Graduate Studies
  • School of Social Work

Morgan Online offers individual courses, online degree programs, and workforce development. 

Accreditation & Licensing

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

School Overview

  • Sector Of Institution:
    Public, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:
    Not applicable
  • Highest Level Of Offering:
    Doctor's degree
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