University of Minnesota - Morris Admissions

ACT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid, Tuition, Graduation Rate & More

University of Minnesota Morris Recital Hall
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University of Minnesota - Morris Description:

Founded in 1860, the University of Minnesota at Morris is a public liberal arts college and one of the five campuses in the University of Minnesota System. Morris is a town of about 5,000 located on the western side of the state. Morris students can choose from over 30 majors, and they enjoy the close relationships with faculty that come with a 13 to 1 student / faculty ratio and average class size of 16. Biology, Business, Elementary Education and Psychology are the most popular majors, and roughly 45% of students go on to seek an advanced degree. The University of Minnesota-Morris frequently ranks among the country's top public liberal arts colleges. On the athletic front, the UMM Cougars compete in the NCAA Division III Upper Midwest Athletic Conference.

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Admissions Data (2016):

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 1,771 (all undergraduate)
  • Gender Breakdown: 44% Male / 56% Female
  • 93% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $12,846 (in-state), $14,846 (out-of-state)
  • Books: $900 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $7,914
  • Other Expenses: $1,800
  • Total Cost: $23,460 (in-state), $25,460 (out-of-state)

University of Minnesota - Morris Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 93%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 88%
    • Loans: 57%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $11,500
    • Loans: $8,317

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Biology, Business Administration, Chemistry, Computer Science, Elementary Education, English, History, Interdisciplinary Studies, Political Science, Psychology

Retention and Graduation Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 78%
  • Transfer Out Rate: 24%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 50%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 64%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Baseball, Football, Basketball, Golf, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field
  • Women's Sports: Basketball, Track and Field, Swimming, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball, Soccer

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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University of Minnesota - Morris Mission Statement:

"The University of Minnesota, Morris (UMM) provides a rigorous undergraduate liberal arts education, preparing its students to be global citizens who value and pursue intellectual growth, civic engagement, intercultural competence, and environmental stewardship.

As a public land-grant institution, UMM is a center for education, culture, and research for the region, nation, and world. UMM is committed to outstanding teaching, dynamic learning, innovative faculty and student scholarship and creative activity, and public outreach. Our residential academic setting fosters collaboration, diversity, and a deep sense of community."