University of Minnesota-Morris

600 East 4th Street, Morris, United States
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Overview of University of Minnesota-Morris

About this school

The University of Minnesota, Morris, founded in 1959, is a public, liberal arts institution. Its 130-acre campus is located in Morris, east of Minneapolis.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,627
    • Men:711 Men (43.7%)
    • Women:916 Women (56.3%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to University of Minnesota, Morris is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
4
-
Science
3
-
Foreign Language
2
-
Social Studies
3
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
March 15
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Writing component required
ACT Writing Test Policy
SAT: Used for admission ACT: Used for admission

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
600 East 4th Street
City, State, Zip
Morris, MN 56267-2134
Phone
(320) 589-6035
Fax
(320) 589-6399

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
March 15
Application Fee
$35
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for some freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
1 required for some freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
64% of 3,211 applicants were admitted
Women
65% of 1,892 applicants were admitted
Men
62% of 1,319 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
462 (23%) of 2,048 admitted students enrolled
Women
252 (21%) of 1,226 admitted students enrolled
Men
210 (26%) of 822 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.59
375 And Above
39%
3.50 - 3.74
21%
3.25 - 3.49
15%
3.00 - 3.24
17%
2.50 - 2.99
8%
2.00 - 2.49
-

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
590-710 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
40%
• Score 600 - 700
20%
• Score 500 - 600
36%
• Score 400 - 500
4%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
• Score 700 - 800
20%
• Score 600 - 700
32%
• Score 500 - 600
44%
• Score 400 - 500
4%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
25 average |22-28 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
16%
• Score 24 - 29
45%
• Score 18 - 23
36%
• Score 12 - 17
3%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $13,072|Out-of-state: $15,092 (53.53%)
  • Room & Board: - $8,150 (33.37%)
  • Other Expenses: - $900 (3.69%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,300 (9.42%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expenses
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


University of Minnesota, Morris accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002389
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
345 (92.0%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
269 (78.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
268 (99.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
77 (28.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
77%
Average Award
$12,768
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 265 (98.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $10,266
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 168 (62.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,175
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 23 (8.6%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
64 (17.1%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,483

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,256 (77.6%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,019 (81.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,011 (99.2%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
257 (25.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
75%
Average Award
$12,633
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 975 (96.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $10,095
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 633 (62.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,628
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 90 (8.9%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
188 (11.6%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,187

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
67%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$25,732
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Music
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Ethnic Background, International Students, Members of Minorities, Veterans, Veterans' Children

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,317

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Students not required to own/lease a computer

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


125

Part-Time Faculty


40

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


70%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 30% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 39% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 18% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 5% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 4% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 4% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 7% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 72% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 21% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
493,490
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
350
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Not Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


University of Minnesota, Morris provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


80.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


49.6%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


57.4%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


59.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (42)


  • Anthropology
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Computer Science
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • European Studies/Civilization
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • German Language and Literature
  • History, General
  • Human Services, General
  • Latin American Studies
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Management Science
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music, General
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Therapy/Therapist
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Pharmacy Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Rhetoric and Composition
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Teacher Education
  • Statistics, General
  • Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
  • Women's Studies

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Not reported

Special Programs


Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Psychology, English, Social sciences

Online Degrees


Engineering

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Master's Programs of Study (1)


  • Not reported

    Campus Life

    Location & Geography

    Population


    5,333

    Nearest Metropolitan Area


    Campus Size


    130 acres

    Weather


    Temperature
    2.8 average low in January, 78.8 average high in September
    Rain
    100 rainy days per year

    Available Transportation


    Nearest Bus Station
    26 mile(s) from campus in Benson
    Nearest Train Station
    100 mile(s) from campus in Fargo, N.Dak.

    Housing

    College Housing


    College offers housing to students

    Types of Housing


    Coed housing, disabled student housing

    Students of College Housing


    52% of all students

    Housing Restrictions


    Freshman Housing Guarantee


    Freshmen are guaranteed housing

    Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


    48%

    Security

    24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


    Available

    24-Hour Security Patrols


    Available

    Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


    Available

    Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


    Available

    Personal Support Services

    Health Service


    Offered

    Personal Counseling


    Offered

    Child Care


    Not offered

    Sports & Recreation

    School Athletics


    Athletic Conferences
    NCAA Division III
    Mascot
    Cougar
    School Colors
    Maroon and gold

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


    FactorOfferedScholarships Given
    Baseball
    Basketball
    Cross-Country Running
    Football
    Golf
    Soccer
    Softball
    Swimming And Diving
    Tennis
    Track And Field
    Volleyball

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


    SportOfferedScholarships Given
    Baseball
    Basketball
    Cross-Country Running
    Football
    Golf
    Soccer
    Softball
    Swimming And Diving
    Tennis
    Track And Field
    Volleyball

    Recreational Sports


    Intramural Sports
    baseball, basketball, bowling, football, skiing (cross-country), softball, table tennis, volleyball

    Student Activities

    Activities And Organizations


    University of Minnesota, Morris offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, student radio station, inter-varsity christian fellowship, jazz ensemble/concert choir, big friend, little friend, student newspaper

    Sororities


    Fraternities


    ROTC


    Student Body

    Co-educational


    Yes

    Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


    1,526

    Undergraduates


    All Undergraduates
    1,627
    Women
    916
    Men
    711

    Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


    • 8.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
    • 3.7% Asian
    • 2.3% Black/African-American
    • 5.2% Hispanic/Latino
    • 14.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
    • 0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
    • 65.6% White
    • 0.8% Unknown

    International Students


    11.6% from 24 countries

    Average Age


    20

    Number of Graduate Students


    Not reported

    Student Resources

    Study resources