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National Rankings

How does the University of Minnesota, Morris measure up?

To get an unbiased opinion and see how Morris compares to other colleges and universities, take a look at some of our recent national rankings:

U.S. News and World Report

  • A “Top Public Liberal Arts College” for the 19th consecutive year
  • Also listed on “A-Plus School for B Students,” "Most International Students," and "High School Counselor Rankings for liberal arts colleges"

Washington Monthly

  • #114 among national liberal arts colleges
  • #141 “Best Bang for the Buck- Midwest” schools

Sierra Club

  • A Top 40 “Cool School” for sustainability initiatives
  • Ranked #2 in the state and #34 in the nation


  • One of the "The Best Colleges for Your Money 2017–18." (#328)

Kiplinger’s Personal Finance

  • One of “300 Best College Values of 2018”    
  • #79 spot of 100 best values in public colleges for in-state students
    • #40 for out-of-state students
    • #161 among all colleges


  • One of “America’s Top Colleges” (#298)

Fiske Guide to Colleges

  • One of the “best and most interesting” schools in the US, Canada, and Great Britain

Winds of Change

  • One of the Top 200 Colleges for American Indians    
    • American Indian students comprise 18 percent of the Morris student body
    • Highest percentage of American Indian students in the University of Minnesota system

College Choice

  • One of the 25 best colleges in Minnesota (#5)
  • One of the 50 best colleges for LGBTQ students (#48)

The Bookmark 

  • One of the top 20 small colleges for computer science

Creative Colleges

  • Stands out for theatre arts major and chances for students to get involved