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University of Minnesota-Morris Stats, Info and Facts

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1,811 students

62% admitted

  • 1,660 full time
  • 151 part time
  • 732 men full time
  • 928 women full time
  • 2,367 applied
  • 1,465 admitted
  • 465 enrolled

1,690 Undergraduates

$11,720 tuition/year

  • 121 Non-Degree
  • $11,720 out of state
  • $829 fees
  • $7,324 room & board
  • $1,000 books
  • (Based on stats from 2012/2013)

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Institution Type: Public
Campus Setting: Plains Town, remote from an urban area
Highest Degree Offered: Bachelor's degree
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Ruby from Minneapolis, MN
  • 0
  • i love the university of minnesota morris. i have met some amazing students and professors in my short time here on campus. i feel like i am succeeding here and…

  • Feb-02-2012 Read More
  • Mai from Saint Paul, MN
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  • It's a very nice atmosphere for college. The community created by the various organizations and clubs really help bring the student body together. Overall, the Morris campus is an inviting…

  • Mar-21-2012 Read More
  • Britta
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  • Morris is a lovely little college campus in the heart of rural Minnesota. Because it is a University of Minnesota school, I like to think students here get the best…

  • May-02-2012 Read More
  • Christian from Le Sueur, MN
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  • The campus itself is small and provides excellent accessibility as well as personal help from faculty members. The campus is a leader in sustainability and renewable energy efforts and progress…

  • Jul-15-2012 Read More
  • Jordan from Morris, MN
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  • The small student body and close knit campus at Morris results in a very unique experience. There is literally a club for every kind of interest you could have, and…

  • Feb-05-2013 Read More

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 5
  • Taylor from Hastings, MN
  • Jul-22-2011 I am a current student here

    The atmosphere in Morris is very friendly, accepting, inviting and fun. The campus is quirky, and the surrounding neighborhood is small and welcoming. Though there isn't much night life in town, you quickly branch out of the realm of normal entertainment and find creative ways to have fun. Because there aren't night clubs or many other places you'd want to visit when you think of going out on a Friday night, students often seek entertainment on campus. We've got plenty of student organizations here on campus. These are groups that are run entirely by students and overseen by a faculty member of sorts. I'll name just a few off the top of my head: saddle club, fencing, Dungeons and Dragons Club, Ground Quidditch (adapted for Muggles from the Harry Potter books), dance ensemble, anime club, bad movie club, boffers, fight club, math club, swing club, paintball at UMM, organic gardening club. These are only a fraction of the organizations on campus - I haven't even touched all of the political ones! The Office of Student Affairs does a great job of making sure there are things to do on campus every week and on most week nights. There are concerts, open mic night, dances, sports events, drama, and even themed activities (like Zombie Prom, or the Yule Ball). Most of these events are priced between 0 and three dollars, so it won't break the bank to attend. Outside of school-sponsored events, there is always something to do. Many students like to walk up to the wind turbines at night and lay underneath them and watch the stars. Others enjoy playing Ground Quidditch, attending or participating in Pokemon battles in the middle of campus (yes, we do dress up like Pokemon. It's epic), or building giant snow forts each winter with the mass amounts of snow we accumulate up here in the frozen tundra of Morris, Minnesota.

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  • 4
  • Anonymous from Twin Cities, MN
  • Jun-17-2011 I am a current student here

    Anyone who has even heard of Morris knows that it's a small school and a small town. Despite this, there is always something going on! Whether it's a club-sponsored dance or sale, or even just hanging out in Don's Cafe with friends on a weekend, you'll rarely, if ever, run out of things to do. The only advice I can give in this category is to brace yourself for the famous Morris wind that powers our two wind turbines. Other than that, Morris is a pretty fun place to be!

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  • 4
  • Tiffany from Richmond, MN
  • Jun-09-2011 I am a current student here

    Although the town is small and there is not much stuff to do outside of campus it is still a blast at morris. The students make their own fun. People seem to be more willing to be spontaneous and adventurous than in towns where there are more malls and businesses. Also more students are involved in organizations and clubs which makes it easier to meet people and make new connections. Going to a smaller school and not a huge party school also makes it easier to get your work and studies done without so many distractions. Overall, morris is a good time! :)

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  • 3
  • Seth from Morris, MN
  • Mar-01-2011 I am a current student here

    For the most part, I enjoy being a student at UMM. The transition was very hard for me, as I'm from Seattle, WA. UMM puts on many on-campus events, there are a TON of student organizations, and the close interaction with faculty all add up to make a great experience. Aside from this, trips out to the wind turbines, or driving around and exploring the prairie are all fun things to do on a nice spring/fall day.

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  • 5
  • Robert from Browerville , MN
  • Dec-29-2009 I am a current student here

    Morris is a great place to go to school! Granted, the town is small (aprox. 5000 people including the college), but there is always something to do. Great, friendly people, wonderful scenery (not to mention Pomme de Terre park), and good food are the hallmarks of this town. The college also does a very good job of having student activities consistent throughout the semester. If you plan on going to Morris I highly suggest you see the improv group, The Unusual Suspects. The only thing that seems to be lacking is places to go shopping. However, you'll be so busy with everything else that you won't need to! But when you decide that you want to, a 50 min. drive will take you to Alexandria or Wilmar where there are stores galore.

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