830 Westview Drive, S.W.
Atlanta, GA 30314
Founded in 1867 as the Augusta Institute in Augusta, Morehouse College is the nation's largest liberal arts college for men. The college continues to earn its reputation for academic excellence and producing exceptional leaders, among them civil rights icon Martin Luther King, Jr., filmmaker Shelton "Spike" Lee and former Atlanta mayor Maynard Jackson. The 61-acre campus consists of 40 buildings, including 12 dormitories, 10 academic buildings, an international chapel, a campus center and an executive center, which also houses the president's residence. In 2006, the College became the steward of a 10,000-piece collection of the writings of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Morehouse College is located three miles from downtown Atlanta - the educational, cultural, economic and entertainment capital of the Southeast and a city growing in international stature. Enrollment With an enrollment of approximately 2,800, the student body represents more than 40 states and 12 foreign countries. Faculty 176 full-time; 62 part-time; 100 percent of tenured faculty hold doctoral degrees.