Morris Brown College operates as a private, coeducational, liberal arts college engaged in teaching, research, public service in the arts, humanities, educational, professional programs, social sciences, and natural sciences.
Morris Brown College in its commitment to academic excellence provides experiences that foster and enhance intellectual, personal and interpersonal development for students who have demonstrated the potential to compete in a challenging undergraduate liberal arts program of study. Moreover, since educational endeavors may not be circumscribed by limitations that students bring with them to the institution, the college and its commitment to liberal admissions policies, provides access to personal development and intellectual growth for students.
The primary mission of the college is to provide educational opportunities in a Christian environment that will enable its students to become fully functional persons in society. In accomplishing this mission, the college prepares graduates to live meaningful and personally rewarding lives, therefore, enabling them to make socially constructive and culturally relevant contributions to society.
To that end, more than 3,000 alumni are serving throughout the world in positions of high authority and responsibility. Morris Brown College alumni are serving as college presidents, elected public officials, military leaders, corporate executives, entertainers, entrepreneurs, religious leaders in major denominations, presidents of banks and other financial institutions.
The college is proud of its tradition of serving the educational needs of the best and brightest young minds, while simultaneously providing educational support to students who might not otherwise receive the opportunity to compete on the college level.
To use a line from the Morris Brown College
hymn, the college continues to be a “haven for all hungry souls,” as it provides educational opportunities for those who have demonstrated capabilities for learning without regard to their socioeconomic circumstances.