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University of Minnesota--Morris is a public institution that was founded in 1959. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,932, its setting is rural, and the campus size is 130 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. University of Minnesota--Morris's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is National Liberal Arts Colleges, 161. Its in-state tuition and fees are $12,092 (2011-12); out-of-state tuition and fees are $12,092 (2011-12).
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A University of Minnesota Morris degree garners respect, because the campus is known for attracting students who are serious about learning. Young people come to Morris with an exceptional amount of innate curiosity; our liberal arts experience provides them with the discipline and encouragement to become adept, agile thinkers. As a result, Morris alumni excel in the nation's most competitive graduate programs and are at ease in professions where many different kinds of knowledge converge.
|School type||public, coed college|
When applying to University of Minnesota--Morris, it's important to note the application deadline is March 15. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due March 15. The application fee at University of Minnesota--Morris is $35. It is more selective, with an acceptance rate of 62.1 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||62.1%|
|Application deadline||March 15|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||March 15|
The student-faculty ratio at University of Minnesota--Morris is 15:1, and the school has 57.2 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at University of Minnesota--Morris include: Psychology; Physical Sciences; Social Sciences; Biological and Biomedical Sciences; and Visual and Performing Arts. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 84.8 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||48|
|Five most popular majors for 2011 graduates|
University of Minnesota--Morris has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,932, with a gender distribution of 45.0 percent male students and 55.0 percent female students. At this school, 51.0 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 49.0 percent of students live off campus. University of Minnesota--Morris is part of the NCAA III athletic conference.
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|Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity||N/A|
|Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority||N/A|
|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA III|
Campus Info & Services
University of Minnesota--Morris offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, health service, and health insurance. University of Minnesota--Morris also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at University of Minnesota--Morris, 52 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at University of Minnesota--Morris.
|Students who have cars on campus||52%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
At University of Minnesota--Morris, 64.3 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $9,055.
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|In-state tuition and fees||$12,092 (2011-12)|
|Out-of-state tuition and fees||$12,092 (2011-12)|
|Room and board||$7,120 (2011-12)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data