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University of Minnesota, Morris

Morris, MN 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate76%
Acceptance Rate76%

About UMN Morris

University of Minnesota, Morris Overview

University of Minnesota, Morris is a public, state school in the rural setting of Morris, Minnesota. UMN Morris was founded in 1959 and enrolls 1,286 undergrads and no graduate students. UMN Morris ensures on-campus housing for up to 1,032 students. The majority of students live on campus but first-year students are not required to live in the dorms. On the weekends, about 80% of students stay on-campus and participate in campus events and social life.

📆 Mark your calendar! The final application deadline for Fall 2023 is August 1.

Student Involvement at UMN Morris

Love music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of UMN Morris's theater groups.

Are you interested in journalism and communications? UMN Morris students can write for the campus newspaper, host a radio show or be a producer for the student-run television channel.

UMN Morris does not have any greek life opportunties.

Planning to play sports? UMN Morris has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at UMN Morris on the Student Life page.

2022 UMN Morris Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 76%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.5
In-State Tuition $12,804
Out-of-State $14,934
Percent of Need Met 70.8%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $12,792

Is UMN Morris a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is.

Let's take a closer look at these factors to get a clearer sense of what UMN Morris offers and if it could be a good fit for you.

2022 Acceptance Rate for University of Minnesota, Morris

It is moderately difficult to get into UMN Morris. The acceptance rate at UMN Morris is 76%. Last year, 2,619 students applied to UMN Morris and 1,992 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at UMN Morris

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It is a way to measure how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at UMN Morris, around 78% are still enrolled the next year. UMN Morrishas a six year graduation rate of 58 for undergrads. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes for UMN Morris Grads

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from UMN Morris by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads. 78% of graduates from UMN Morris recieve at least one full-time job offer within six months of graduating.

The average starting salary for recent UMN Morris grads is $39,426 a year. Average starting salaries vary by discipline, but the average starting salary for all 2021 graduates was around $60,000 a year.

University of Minnesota, Morris's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

UMN Morris's endowment was valued at $23.5 million in 2022, compared to a national average of $905 million. For each full-time student, UMN Morris spends about $12,771 a year.

Tuition and Financial Aid at UMN Morris

Cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

UMN Morris meets 70.8% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $12,792 a year.

Students in the class of 2022 who had taken out student loans graduated with an average of $21,335 of debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at UMN Morris.

Based on this information, how does UMN Morris sound? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is UMN Morris a good school for you?

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Where is University of Minnesota, Morris Located?

UMN Morris is located in the rural setting of Morris, Minnesota.

If you would like to see UMN Morris for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take U.S. Highway 59 to Morris, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Minneapolis-St. Paul International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what UMN Morris and Morris are like without leaving home.

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College Info

600 East 4th Street Morris, MN 56267-2134

Campus Setting: Rural

UMN Morris Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Aug 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to UMN Morris is Aug 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to UMN Morris is Aug 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

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Wondering what life at UMN Morris is like? There are approximately 1,286 students enrolled at UMN Morris. 89% percent of students attend school full-time, 80% percent are from MN and 20% percent of students are from other states.


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