Morris Brown College (MBC) is a private, coed, liberal arts college located in the Vine City community of Atlanta, Georgia, United States. It is a historically black college affiliated with the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Morris Brown College is a member of the Atlanta University Center (A district designated by the Atlanta City Council) was established in 1881. It’s nickname is the MBC and the University is a member of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). Their colors are Purple and Black and their motto is To GOD and Truth.
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643 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr Atlanta, GA 30314
Type: 4-year, Public
Baccalaureate degrees in Management, Entrepreneurship and Technology
Organizational Management and Leadership
Campus housing: Yes
Student population: 2,153 (All undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio: 8 to 1
- Morris Brown College, founded in 1881 by the African Methodist Episcopal Church, is a private, coeducational, liberal arts college engaged in teaching and public service with special focus in leadership, management, entrepreneurship and technology.
- On October 15, 1885, just 20 years after Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation, 107 students and nine teachers walked into a crude wooden structure at the corner of Boulevard and Houston Streets in Atlanta, Georgia, marking the opening of the first educational institution in Georgia under sole African-American patronage.
- In May of 1885, the State of Georgia granted a charter to Morris Brown College of the AME Church.
Total enrollment: 2,153
- Number of faculty members: 158
- Student-teacher ratio: 14:1
- Full-time faculty members: 110
- Part-time faculty members: 48
The curriculum at Morris Brown College is organized under two divisions:
The Lower Division: The General Education Curriculum
The Upper Division: The Major Programs of Study
MBC offers the Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees the following: Business Administration; General Studies in Music; General Studies in Music Industry; General Studies in Psychology; Organizational Management and Leadership ; and Online Organizational Management and Leadership.
- The Office of Financial Aid and Student Accounts provides financial assistance to help support the student’s educational costs at the College by offering scholarships, grants, work-study and access to bank loans.
- The Reference Center and Information Desk should be your first stop to ask for help in using the Library’s resources, which include a large and growing number of electronic resources such as the World Wide Web, the Internet, on-line catalogs, databases, information services, etc.
- Morris Brown College is a leader in using information technologies as an integral part of the instructional program. By using the campus network, students have access to a wide range of software applications, library searches, full text retrieval of current publications, electronic mail, and other resources such as the Internet.
- The MBC Wellness Center exists to help students improve their lifestyles in an effort to move toward optimal personal health, and to a have a healthy campus community.
- The on-campus living experience at Morris Brown College will provide opportunities for you to develop new friendships, and also assist you in your personal growth, development and transition to college life away from home.
- The Office of Student Activities – is responsible for the coordination and implementation of all cultural, social, personal development, and extra-curricular activities of the college.
The Alumni Affairs Office serves as the primary liaison between the College and its alumni constituency. Its function is to develop and maintain a network of support to the College, both people and finances.
Source: Morris Brown College