Morgan State University Reviews

  • 40 Reviews
  • Baltimore (MD)
  • Annual Tuition: $18,167
100% of 40 students said this degree improved their career prospects
83% of 40 students said they would recommend this school to others
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Jeremiah Esemuze
  • Reviewed: 7/17/2019
  • Degree: Electrical Engineering
"Morgan State University (MSU, Morgan State, or Morgan) is a public historically black (HBCU) research university in Baltimore, Maryland. It is the largest of Maryland's HBCUs. In 1867, the university, then known as the Centenary Biblical Institute, changed its name to Morgan College to honor Reverend Lyttleton Morgan, the first chairman of its board of trustees and a land donor to the college. It became a university in 1975. MSU is a member of Thurgood Marshall College Fund. Morgan awards Baccalaureate, Master's and Doctorate degrees. More than 7,698 students are enrolled at Morgan. Recently, emphasis has been placed on the urban orientation of the university. This emphasis has been incorporated into the graduate programs. At the graduate level, the university offers the Master of Arts degree in African American studies, economics, English, history, international studies, mathematics, music, museum studies and historical preservation, sociology, and teaching. The Master of Business Administration is offered in accounting, finance, hospitality management, information systems, international business, management, and marketing and taxation. The Master of Science degree is offered in bioinformatics, educational administration and supervision, student affairs, elementary and middle school education, project management, science, sociology, telecommunications, and transportation. The Master of Science degree program in science is offered in biology, chemistry, and physics. Professional master's degrees are offered in architecture, city and regional planning, engineering, landscape architecture, public health, and social work. The Doctor of Education degree is offered in community college leadership, mathematics education, science education, and urban educational leadership. The Doctor of Philosophy degree is offered in bio-environmental science, business administration, English, higher education, and history. The Doctor of Engineering degree is offered in civil, electrical, and industrial engineering. In addition, the Doctor of Public Health degree and master's and doctoral degrees in social work are offered."
Shakyra Howell
  • Reviewed: 6/25/2019
  • Degree: Psychology
"If you are looking to make an impact on your community, both in and out of the classroom, Morgan State University is surely the school for you! Upon enrolling as a freshman in 2015, I quickly became involved on campus and begun to make my mark. During my freshman year, I ran for Miss Freshman (a position that allows for you to be the voice/advocate for the entire freshman class). Although I lost the race, I did not let that stop me from being an active member of the Morgan State community. I decided to join the Student Government Association (SGA) as the Freshman Class Community Service Director, in addition I joined a community service based organization called The National Council of Negro Women. My sophomore year, I became involved in an organization called Jewels Inc., which was a mentoring program for young intercity girls in high school. Junior year, I became a member of the Student Research Center and also became a member of the Black and Gold Royal Court representing the Beta Alpha Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. As my undergraduate studies came to an end, I decided to join the Psychological Society, an organization geared specifically to Psychology majors that provided us with networking oppurtunities for the future. During my senior year as a Psych major, I was required to conduct and present my own body of research as a part of my graduation requirements. Overall, I really enjoyed my matriculation at Morgan and would recommend the university to anyone looking to be a force of change in the world. This university has truly given me the building blocks to success."
K. Hart
  • Reviewed: 5/22/2019
  • Degree: Engineering
"Morgan State University has a rich history of producing academic scholars. The school's campus sits in the heart of Northeast Baltimore and is loved by the surrounding communities. Students from all over the world come to the university striving for academic excellence and the university is committed to seeing that they achieve their goal. Friendships are made, lessons are learned, and growth is inevitable. I encourage those who are interested in learning more about this phenomenal HBCU to schedule a tour today!"
Ashleigh Brown-Grier
  • Reviewed: 3/27/2018
  • Degree: Teaching
"Morgan State University is a great school. My program helped prepare me for my career as an educator by giving me the knowledge and helping me build the skills that I needed to be successful in the classroom. My experience at Morgan also prepared me to teaching students abroad in Malaysia through the Fulbright program. My professors at Morgan have supported me throughout my academic and professional journey. Having such caring professors support me and push me to be my best."
Habtamu Zeleke
  • Reviewed: 11/13/2017
  • Degree: Civil Engineering
"I am recently graduated in Morgan state university school of engineering as civil Engineering. One of the most interesting things that I am attending Morgan State University is that knowing my interest and strength. In addition to, I am skillful and idealistic in the areas of engineering besides that, I am ready to learn how things work, how they are built, and how to make things better for the future. Proceeded this career, I looked for universities for graduate program in the nation which has the engineering program, and I found Morgan State University the best fit for me because of those reasons. The quality of the school is the main reason for me to consider Maryland. According to the data from U.S. news, Morgan State University in Maryland is a highly-ranked school of engineering in the U.S and internationally. To become a quality and qualified engineer is my interest, and it is important to do research and study in a well and organized university. Morgan State University academic through research based learning that accompanied with challenging learning system of the school, will confident me to become a reliable engineer in my work area. The highly ranked graduate program of engineering also makes me to plan forward of pursuing my graduate and beyond levels of education in this school."
L. Brown
  • Reviewed: 6/28/2017
  • Degree: Educational Leadership
"The Morgan State University is a public university located in Baltimore, MD. We offer an extensive variety of courses to meet your program needs. Our culturally diverse student body is the voice of Morgan. Our student life department has a club that for you! From academic clubs to Greek life, we have what you need. Our beautiful campus offers state of the art classrooms conducive to a positive and productive work environment. You will find that our highly qualified faculty and staff put the needs of our students first everywhere from in the classroom to the financial aid office down to our competent and capable dining hall staff. If you are looking for someplace where you can learn, develop, and grow, then Morgan State University is the place for you. We hope to see you next semester!"
Tatuc1
  • Reviewed: 3/17/2017
  • Degree: Biology
"Morgan State University is a great school to attend if you are looking to improve your self-initiative skills. They will make nothing easy for you (which is a good thing in a lot of ways, but can be a pain in others). It's easy getting into Morgan but they will make you work to get out. Retention rate is really high, not because students are lazier here than anywhere else, but because of the numerous standardized tests you must pass with a "B" or better in order to graduate. I, myself, had to take 7 different standardized exams. I was tempted to complain about Morgan a lot while I was there however, now that I look back I am really grateful for the standard they uphold. It grew me and now I tell everyone "Go to Morgan if you want to learn!""
Jomo
  • Reviewed: 3/12/2017
  • Degree: Elementary Education
"I attended Morgan State University and I had a wonderful experience. Not only did I attain a degree that prepared me to teach successfully in Baltimore, I also gained friends and family that continue to network and help with my families I work with"
K Glenn
  • Reviewed: 3/7/2017
  • Degree: Laboratory Technician
"Morgan was an excellent school. The class sizes were not overwhelmingly large. This have students a chance to have meaningful interactions will all instructors. My department was small, so I was constantly in touch with my professor, program director and advisor. The professors were very helpful for the most part."
Ashley D. Monie
  • Reviewed: 2/1/2017
  • Degree: Biology
"Although Morgan State University was not my first choice, it was the best decision I've made thus far in life. My 5 years at Morgan State University cultivated the leader that I am today. When I first got to Morgan, I was a Chemistry major. As a Cameroonian-American, only careers in medicine, pharmacy, engineering and law were acceptable. Later during my matriculation, I realized that I did not enjoy chemistry and more importantly, I did not want to become a pharmacist. As a result of this realization, I changed my major to Biology. Again, another great decision, I made. While Morgan's Biology Department wasn't equipped with the best labs, it was home to a very intelligent, research-oriented faculty and learning under this diverse faculty further fueled my interest in science. If there was one thing I could change about my program, it would be to make research a requirement. The program was originally intended for those students interested in pursuing Medical school after graduation, the entire student population could have befited from a required internship or science project. Other than that, Morgan was the best!"
Courtney Cox
  • Reviewed: 11/26/2016
  • Degree: Psychology
"Morgan State University is a top notch learning institution. The diversity of the teaching staff and small class sizes made it an ideal place to learn. I recommend visiting the dynamically growing campus to see if it's right for you. Morgan State University is a leader in the stem sciences as well has several notable alumni."
Andre Fulton
  • Reviewed: 9/8/2016
  • Degree: Social Work
"Morgan State University is a great place for an individual to grow and prosper into a great person. The facility and staff fosters a sense of family and community that can not be fully explained though words alone. This a great institution of higher education."
Anonymous
  • Reviewed: 7/22/2016
  • Degree: Information Technology
"Morgan state is a great school. It is the best hbcu. They have the best teachers and best dorms"
Kriss
  • Reviewed: 7/22/2016
  • Degree: Psychology
"Very good classes and amazing teachers. The administration is terrible though. You must be your biggest advocate and stay organized and document everything"
Tanya Sanders
  • Reviewed: 5/25/2015
  • Degree: Communications
"Pros: Teachers seemed to be invested in our success. Program consisted of teachers that thought outside the box and pushed the limits to learning in creative ways. Cons: Upcoming changes/uncertainty related to the future of the graduate program served as a distraction at times to current students."
Donika Gibson
  • Reviewed: 3/3/2015
  • Degree: Business
"Some of the classes are challenging with the work loads, while others, the teachers are challenging because they are rude. You have to decide whether to fight rude with rude or be the bigger person so that your grade isn't jeopardized."
Manyi Abangma
  • Reviewed: 2/7/2015
  • Degree: Journalism
"I am excited about attending the M.A. Spanish program at Middlebury College as I will be given the opportunity to study abroad in beautiful Spain and finish my degree in one year. It doesn't get any better than that!"
Brandon Mitchell
  • Reviewed: 1/26/2015
  • Degree: Social Sciences
"The school cannot handle the program. The school unfortunately cannot afford to have it. This is why there are numerous resources lacking for the program. There are too few teachers. This teachers also due to be overworked will make you learn the material on your own with no assistance. The workload assigned is obscene and just way too much to handle even for a graduate program. The International Studies program only has 7 students in it. Students often transfer out due to the ineptitude of the program."
Brandon Mitchell
  • Reviewed: 1/26/2015
  • Degree: Social Sciences
"The university cannot handle my graduate program. It is not funded enough to handle the program. There are too few teachers to teach courses. Courses are far too spread out in terms of years. Courses often do not correlate with the program itself. The workload is extremely heavy, even for a graduate program. Its poorly run as well. This is why only 7 students are apart of the program."
Kaveh Kelarestaghi
  • Reviewed: 1/26/2015
  • Degree: Civil Engineering
"Currently I’m working on a funded project, which brings our school benefits (money, reputation, etc.). I have co-operated with different faculties toward having successful program and make our school more famous in state of Maryland and among other professionals."