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Parents and Colleges ranks Morris as a Top 10 Best Value Public University

Posted by Judy Korn on Monday, May. 17, 2010


Parents and Colleges, a resource for parents of college bound students, has named the University of Minnesota, Morris as a Top 10 Best Value Public University in a nationwide ranking. The top 10 list was created using quantitative, public information compiled by the United States Department of Education Center for Education Statistics. Its purpose is to offer objective advice to families seeking the best fit for their students from more than 2,400 colleges and universities in the U.S.

Morris was identified as a Top 10 Best Value Public University for an outstanding academic record, automatic academic scholarships for first-year students, one of the smallest federal debt loads in the Midwest, charging the same low rate to in-state and out-of-state students, 90 percent of students receiving financial aid, and being a national leader in sustainability initiatives and research.

The 2010 Top 10 Best Value Public Colleges and Universities in order are Bowle State University, University of West Alabama, New College of Florida, University of North Carolina, Truman State University, Missouri University of Science and Technology, State University of New York at Geneseo, University of Minnesota, Morris, University of Maryland, University of Florida.