Having skipped both the ninth and twelfth grades, Dr. King entered Morehouse at the age of fifteen. In 1948, he graduated from Morehouse College with a B.A. degree in Sociology. That fall, he enrolled in Crozer Theological Seminary in Chester, Pennsylvania.
When did MLK skip two grades?
1. King started college when he was only 15. As King skipped two grades in high school, he started at Morehouse College in Atlanta — the only college on the planet for black men — at age 15, without formally graduating from high school. That was in 1944, according to Biography.com.
How old was MLK when he graduated high school?
Timeline of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Life
|1929||Born at noon on January 15, 1929|
|Home: 501 Auburn Avenue, N.E., Atlanta Georgia|
|1944||Graduated from Booker T. Washington High School and was admitted to Morehouse College at age 15.|
|1948||Graduates from Morehouse College and enters Crozer Theological Seminary.|
How many degrees did Martin Luther King Jr have?
Martin Luther King Jr.
|The Reverend Martin Luther King Jr.|
|Education||Morehouse College (BA) Crozer Theological Seminary (BDiv) Boston University (PhD)|
|Occupation||Baptist minister activist|
|Known for||Civil rights movement, Peace movement|