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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, 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. 1,700

Town population: 5,000

Student/faculty ratio: 13:1

Faculty with highest degree in their field: 99%

Average ACT: 25

In-state & out-of-state students: 74% & 26%

American Indian and students of color: 30%

American Indian: 20%

Majors and minors: 35 majors and 32 minors

Pre-professional programs: 9

Study abroad: 80 countries on 6 continents

Student organizations: 120

Men’s intercollegiate sports: 9

Women’s intercollegiate sports: 10

Intramural leagues: 23