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. 1,500
Town population: 5,400
Student/faculty ratio: 11:1
Faculty with highest degree in their field: 99%
Average ACT: 25
In-state & out-of-state students: 76% & 24%
American Indian and students of color: 35%
American Indian: 24%
Majors and minors: 34 majors and 35 minors
Pre-professional programs: 9
Study abroad: 80 countries on 6 continents
Student clubs & organizations: 120+
Men’s intercollegiate sports: 9
Women’s intercollegiate sports: 10
Intramural leagues: 18