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About Morris

Welcome to the middle of somewhere

Who Is Morris?

We’re a student-centered public university that is proud to feature a liberal arts education. As part of the University of Minnesota system, we have worldwide name recognition, access to state-of-the-art research facilities, and nationally ranked study abroad programs.

Who Attends Morris?

People from all walks of life. Students come from rural communities, urban epicenters, and cities abroad. They’re curious, hungry to learn, and open-minded.

Where Is Morris?

We’re located about two and a half hours west (and a bit north) of Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Morris by the Numbers

Doors Opened: 1960

Student population: approx. 1,900

Town population: 5,000

Student/faculty ratio: 15:1

Faculty with highest degree in their field: 99%

Students who seek advanced degrees after Morris: 47%

Average class size: 16 students

Average ACT: 25

In-state & out-of-state students: 81% & 19%

Students of color: 27%

Majors and minors: 35

Pre-professional programs: 10

Study abroad: 50 countries on 7 continents

Student organizations: 100+

Men’s intercollegiate sports: 9

Women’s intercollegiate sports: 10

Intramural leagues: 23