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UMN Morris Makes US News Top-10 List 21 Years in a Row

Students walking into the UMN Morris Student Center
Jenna Ray
Publication date: 
September 9, 2019
  • This is UMN Morris's 21st consecutive appearance on the top public colleges list.
  • The campus also was noted for advancing graduates' social mobility.
  • This ranking follows UMN Morris's inclusion on other national rankings lists.

U.S. News & World Report has again named the University of Minnesota Morris one of the nation's Top Public Liberal Arts Colleges. This is the 21st consecutive year in which UMN Morris has been included in the annual college ranking.

UMN Morris was ranked #8 among the Top Public Liberal Arts Colleges. It earned the #148 (tie) spot on the National Liberal Arts Colleges list and #132 (tie) among Top Performers on Social Mobility.

"As one of the country's top public liberal arts colleges, UMN Morris provides talented students from all backgrounds access to life-changing experiences," says Chancellor Michelle Behr. "This is a very special institution, and we are proud to see our work affirmed by this national ranking once again."

Methodology and More

U.S. News ranks schools according to their performance across a set of widely accepted indicators of excellence. Additional information and a full listing of the rankings is available online at

Additional Rankings

This fall UMN Morris also earned spots in the:

To learn more about the campus’s national rankings, visit