#2 Best Value Colleges in Minnesota

University of Minnesota Morris

Morris, Minnesota

 0 Reviews



University of Minnesota Morris overview
Location Morris, Minnesota
Online umn.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Remote Town
University of Minnesota Morris overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad
Calculate your admission chances
Calculate your admission chances

The University of Minnesota-Morris (UMN Morris) is a public liberal arts college located in Morris, Minnesota, approximately 160 miles northwest of Minneapolis/St. Paul. Founded in 1960 on the grounds of a former Native American boarding school, UMN Morris is affiliated with the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges and emphasizes a broad-based liberal arts education. The campus is noteworthy for its distinctive blend of historic and modern architecture, with a commitment to sustainability evidenced by wind turbines on campus. UMN Morris provides a range of academic programs, with a particular emphasis on environmental studies and renewable energy. Admissions at UMN Morris are considered selective, seeking students who demonstrate strong academic potential. The college offers on-campus housing options to foster an immersive educational experience. While not renowned for its athletic programs, the college competes in NCAA Division III athletics as the Cougars, with a selection of sports available for student participation.

In the most recent statistical year 2,699 prospective students applied, and 2,096 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 273 enrolled in the school.  994 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 74 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $12,804 plus fees of $1,316. University of Minnesota-Morris is ranked 316 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2024 U.S. Colleges Ranking.












University of Minnesota-Morris is rated within the top 37% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 7 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


Rankings for University of Minnesota Morris within the 2024 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

View the CollegeSimply ranking methodology.

Getting In

Admission Standards

University of Minnesota Morris overview
SAT 1040/1250
ACT 21/28
GPA 3.54

Applications Accepted

University of Minnesota Morris overview
Applications Due Aug 1, 2024
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $30

Explore admissions requirements

Annual Cost to Attend

Minnesota Resident Tuition

In State Costs for University of Minnesota Morris
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$800
Other Fees$1,316
Room and Board $9,522
Budget for Other Expenses$1,850
Total One Year Cost$26,292

Out of State Resident Tuition

Out of State Costs for University of Minnesota Morris
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$800
Other Fees$1,316
Room and Board $9,522
Budget for Other Expenses$1,850
Total One Year Cost$28,422

Tuition and financial aid details


Average Salary After 10 Years

$42,400 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

60% within 6 years

Explore Post Graduation Outcomes

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by University of Minnesota Morris students
Subject Percent of Class
Psychology 12%
Social Sciences 10%
Physical Sciences 10%
Biology 9%
Business 8%

View All 31 Majors

Other Colleges to Consider 

Students considering University of Minnesota-Morris are frequently interested in these similar colleges.

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=174251 IPEDS survey data for University of Minnesota Morris.

Current students may use the University of Minnesota Morris GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.