Dr. Luns C. Richardson
Sumter, South Carolina
Phone: (803) 934-3225
Fax: (803) 773-8241
Morris College was founded by the Baptist Educational and Missionary Convention of South Carolina. The College opens its doors to a culturally and geographically diverse student body typically from the Southeast and Northeast regions. Admissions is open to all persons who show potential for college level work and meet admissions requirements.
- Fall 2009 enrollment resulted in 987 students.
- Open enrollment offered.
- Tuition lowest among private colleges in South Carolina.
- Total campus facilities reflect recent construction or renovation
- Academic and financial services offered through the electronic Learning Management System
- Wireless computer access available.
- Education expanded beyond the classroom in activities such as Study Abroad, Graduate and Professional School workshops, Internships, Co-op program, Service Learning, Honda Challenge, assembly programs, job placement, athletic competitions and club and organization activities
- Male and female college residence halls available.
Twenty-one majors are available under the Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Fine Arts and Bachelor of Science in Education degree programs. The Division of General Studies does not award degrees but offers special programs that include the Academic Success Center where tutorial assistance is offered. The Honors Program is also available in this division. College and division accreditations include the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education. Within the division offerings, special features include ROTC, “Call Me Mister” and HBCU-Up programs. Cross enrollment agreements exist with the University of South Carolina Medical School for Pre-Nursing and Clemson University for Pre-Engineering. A dual degree program in Math and Engineering has also been established with North Carolina A & T University. Articulation agreements also exist with some technical colleges. A National Nuclear Security Administration Program is coordinated jointly between the Division of Business Administration and the Division of Natural Sciences and Mathematics.
The Management Institute Advance Program is an accelerated degree program that is designed for working adults. Classes are held in the evenings and on weekends.
Minors are offered in Business Administration, Biology, Computer Information Systems, Pastoral Ministries, Christian Education, English, Mathematics, Music, Gerontology, International Studies and Minority Studies.
Students can receive scholarships from the Luns C. Richardson Endowed Scholarship, the Presidential Scholarship Program, and the College Fund/UNCF. Deadlines for financial aid are April 30, October 30 and March 30.
Admissions requirements include a diploma from an accredited high school, SAT or ACT scores, or consideration of grade point average or rank.
Campus tours can be arranged by contacting the Office of Admissions and Records at (803) 934-3225.