Morgan State University

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Morgan State University is the only university to be designated a National Treasure by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. It offers more than 125 academic programs leading to degrees from the baccalaureate to the doctorate. Home to more than 8,000 students, Morgan serves a multiethnic and multiracial student body and seeks to ensure that the doors of higher education are opened as wide as possible to as many as possible.

  • Morgan State University has a history of sporting excellence, particularly in football, producing numerous top players.
  • It was the first historically black university to field a lacrosse team. 
  • It is also known for its musical excellence.