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UMN Morris Makes US News Top-10 List 22 Years in a Row

The entrance to the UMN Morris Student Center on a sunny summer day, with a maroon sign reading "University of Minnesota Morris" hanging over the entrance doors
Author: 
Jenna Ray
Publication date: 
September 14, 2020
  • UMN Morris was ranked #7 among public liberal arts colleges, #140 (tie) among National Liberal Arts Colleges, and #94 (tie) among Top Performers on Social Mobility.
  • The campus moved up one spot on this year's list of best public liberal arts colleges.
  • This fall UMN Morris also earned spots on lists by Fiske, Money, and Washington Monthly.

U.S. News & World Report has again named the University of Minnesota Morris one of the nation's 10 best public liberal arts colleges. This is the campus's 22nd consecutive appearance in the annual college ranking.

UMN Morris was ranked #7 among public liberal arts colleges. It earned the #140 (tie) spot on the National Liberal Arts Colleges list and #94 (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 at usnews.com/best-colleges.

Additional Rankings

This fall UMN Morris also earned spots on lists by Fiske, Money, and Washington Monthly. To learn more about the campus's national rankings, visit morris.umn.edu/about/national-rankings