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, tribal nations, 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%
American Indian students: 18%
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