BALTIMORE (WJZ) — It’s a new record for Morgan State University.

The university is expecting its largest incoming class in years! The HBCU has received more than 14,000 undergraduate applications for this fall.

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That’s an all-time high for the school and a more than 58% increase than was received in 2019.

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And just to give you an idea of how large that number is, the university typically allots space for 1,600 to 1,800 new students each year.

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Morgan State said this puts the school in a good position to regain momentum after the pandemic.

CBS Baltimore Staff