FAST FACTS
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Location:Morris
Setting:Rural
Population:5,200
Enrollment:1,896
On Campus:46%
Language:English
Calendar:Semester
Approximate:
  • Fall 08/26-12/17
  • Spring 01/19-05/12

Tuition & Payments
PLAN A: OPEN
You will pay in-state/in province tuition/fees directly to your host campus.
OPEN - Host campus accepts ALL qualified applicants.

PLAN B: OPEN
You will pay your normal tuition/fees to your home campus.
OPEN - Host campus accepts ALL qualified applicants.

Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Plan A Tuition & Fees:
$6,292

Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Room And Meals:
$3,741

Additional Information
Receive From Canada
PLAN A, PLAN B

Campus Diversity
67%Caucasian
2%African American
2%Hispanic
3%Asian American
15%Native American
10%International
1%Other


Campus Links
Home Page
Catalog
Outgoing Students
Incoming Students


NSE Links
Policies & Procedures
Campus Detail Info
Member Campus Links

How to Apply
Applications are submitted through your home campus coordinator.
Find Your NSE Office


As an intentionally small, residential, liberal arts school, the University of Minnesota, Morris:
- offers a personalized education for every student
- unites an eclectic mix of faculty, staff, and students generating a one-of-a-kind synergy inspiring open-mindedness, involvement, discovery, creativity, and determination
- nurtures enthusiastic students seeking challenges in the classroom and engagement in the community
- supports dedicated faculty who teach, advise, mentor, and challenge students—then guide them through those challenges
- maintains academic resources that nurture and support successful college experiences
- creates opportunities in and out of the classroom for student growth in critical thinking, creativity, confidence, leadership ability, teamwork capability, communication skills, and community involvement
- celebrates diversity in its many forms
- COPLAC membership

Campus Location - Morris is a thriving rural community with approximately 5,000 citizens, located in west-central Minnesota. Our scenic city is a welcoming place for visitors, as well as people looking to make Morris t

Helpful Information - Morris is a student-centered experience that helps students build community. Morris has a focus on renewable and sustainable lifestyles. As a campus, Morris is off the grid one-third of the year. Students at Morris are highly engaged in research and enrichment opportunities. Morris is a place where we are asking and answering the big questions!

Programs
Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students

Anthropology: American Indian Studies, Anthropology

Area Studies: Gender, Ethnicity and Multicultural Studies, Latin American Studies

Art/Design/Fine Art: Art History, Studio Art

Athletics: Sports Management/Administration

Biological Sciences: Biology/Life Science

Business: Management

Chemistry: Biochemistry, Chemistry

Communications: Communication

Economics: Economics

English: English, Rhetoric

Environmental Studies: Environmental Sciences, Environmental Studies

Foreign Language: French, German, Spanish

General Studies: Gender Studies, Individualized Degree Program, Individualized Studies, Interdisciplinary Studies, Social Sciences

Geology: Geology

History: History

Information Studies: Computer Science

Mathematics: Mathematics, Statistics

Performing Arts: Music, Theater Arts/Drama

Philosophy/Religious Studies: Philosophy

Physics: Physics

Political Science: Political Science

Psychology: Psychology

Recreation: Sports Management

Sociology/Social Work: Gender Studies, Human Services, Sociology, Women and Gender Studies, Womens Studies



Closed Programs
Elementary and Secondary Education.

Notable Academic Programs
Chemistry, Studio Art, French, Psychology, Environmental Studies

Unique Academic Programs
American Indian Studies, Environmental Sciences, Sports Management, Studio Art, History

Special Options
Honors Access: Yes
RA Exchange: Yes

Conditions
GPA and Other Academic Requirements
  • 2.5 GPA
  • None.
Exchange Preferences
  • Full-year exchange Preferred
  • Single term exchange Accepted
  • Prefer students who will live on campus
Mid-Year Exchange (Exchange that begins with the Spring/Winter Term)
  • Available
Non-Native English Speakers
  • TOEFL: must have a score of 550 paper, 213 computer or 79 Internet
  • IELTS: must have a score of 6
Graduate and Post-Baccalaureate Students
  • No graduate or post-baccalaureate students
Summer Exchange
  • Not available
International Students (Visa Students)
  • Will accept on Plan A/B
Tuition/Fees
  • Fees are subject to change without notice.
  • Two semesters = one academic year
  • Three quarters = one academic year
Tuition and Fees Per Semester - Plan A Students
  • Figures are current as of 9/4/2014.
  • Estimated cost: $6,292.
  • Expect 5-15% increase for the subsequent academic year.
  • Figures are based on 15 hours. Actual costs may be greater or less depending upon your actual enrollment.
  • Figures do not include costs you will incur for course specific enrollment (e.g., laboratory courses, student teaching, studio art)
  • See below for credit hour restrictions and/or miscellaneous fees applicable to Plan A students.
Tuition and Fees - Plan B Students
  • No tuition/fees are paid to the host campus.
  • Figures do not include costs you will incur for course specific enrollment (e.g., laboratory courses, student teaching, studio art)
  • See below for credit hour restrictions and/or miscellaneous fees applicable to Plan B students.
Maximum Credit Hours Per Semester
  • Plan A: None.
  • Plan B: None.
Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester
Figures are current as of 9/4/2014.

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
Housing Deposit: $50 Year Plan A & B Mandatory
Health Insurance: $999 Year Plan A & B Optional
Parking Fee: $102 Year Plan A & B Optional

Important Notes: All incoming students must have health insurance. They are not required to purchase the university plan, but if they do not, they must provide proof of insurance.

Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
Students must purchase campus health insurance at $999 per semester.

Financial Aid
Plan A
For Plan A U.S. students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your host campus. Students apply for federally funded financial aid by using the FAFSA code of their host campus. Host campuses award aid to incoming Plan A students on a first-come, first-served basis as long as funds are available. Ask your home campus NSE coordinator if your campus awards aid to their own outgoing students. If so, do not apply for aid from your host campus.

For eligible Plan A applicants U.S. federal financial aid may be available in the following programs:

  • Pell
  • CWS
  • Perkins
  • SEOG
  • DL
  • Plus
Use FAFSA CODE: 002389

Plan B
For Plan B students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.

Canada
Regardless of Plan A or Plan B, students exchanging to or from Canada, apply for financial aid at their home campus.
Room/Meals
  • Figures are current as of 9/4/2014.
  • Expect 5% or more increase for the subsequent academic year.
  • Figures are based on the average room and meal plan selected by NSE students. Actual costs may be greater or less depending upon your selected room type and meals.
  • Two semesters = one academic year
  • Three quarters = one academic year
On-Campus Housing Per Semester
  • Double: $1,770
  • Per semester unless otherwise noted
  • On campus living encouraged
Off-Campus Housing
  • Appoximate monthly cost: $1,770
  • Proximity to campus: 1
  • Local Public Transportation Available to Campus
Meal Plans Per Semester
  • Meal purchase is required for on campus living.
  • $1049.00 declining balance plan.
  • $1971.00 per semester for 21 meals per week.
Notes About Meal Plans
The University of Minnesota, Morris has three meals plans, all costing 1971.00. Students can choose unlimited dining hall meals, 175 meals + 100 dining dollars or 150 meals + 250 dining dollars. Dining dollars can be used in an on-campus cafe and the on-campus convenience store.



All data in this document is the responsibility of the campus and has been provided by the campus NSE coordinator.