Morehouse College Fun Facts

  • The roll call of alumni is a 'who's who' list of prominent African-Americans: Civil rights activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner, Martin Luther King, Jr.; Atlanta's first black mayor, Maynard Jackson; Olympic medalist, Edwin Moses; Oscar-nominated director, Spike Lee;  Oscar-nominated actor, Samuel Jackson; Secretary of Health and Human Services, Louis Sullivan; Secretary of Homeland Security, Jeh Johnson; businessman and presidential candidate, Herman Cain; and numerous state legislators, ministers, scientists, members of Congress, judges and colleges presidents.
  • Morehouse is the largest men's college in the United States and the founder for African-American men 
  • In its 150-year history Morehouse has conferred more bachelor’s degrees on black men than any other institution in the world.