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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.

What Do We Value?

  • Intellectual growth
  • Intercultural competence
  • Environmental stewardship
  • Civic engagement

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. 1,600

Town population: 5,400

Student/faculty ratio: 13:1

Faculty with highest degree in their field: 99%

Average ACT: 25

In-state & out-of-state students: 75% & 25%

American Indian and students of color: 30%

American Indian: 20%

Majors and minors: 34 majors and 35 minors

Pre-professional programs: 9

Study abroad: 80 countries on 6 continents

Student clubs & organizations: 110

Men’s intercollegiate sports: 9

Women’s intercollegiate sports: 10

Intramural leagues: 18

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