Prospective Students

  • Sustainability at Morris
  • Sustainability at Morris
  • Sustainability at Morris
  • Sustainability at Morris
  • Sustainability at Morris
  • Sustainability at Morris

Morris is a tightly knit community of innovative students that create their own path. At Morris, there’s a lot of flexibility to craft your own education and incorporate your interests in sustainability and the environment. Our students care about ideas, but they’re also passionate about putting those ideas to work.

As a small, liberal arts college “in the middle of everywhere,” Morris is a place where you can be adventurous in your ambitions and feel supported by your community.

Morris: A Renewable, Sustainable Education

The sustainability movement at Morris was catalyzed by our students. We’re proud of that, and of the exciting things our students are doing for the environment and the community. Learn more about the impact of Morris students at our Student Leadership page

At Morris, there are many opportunities for you to engage in work and education around the big idea of sustainability, whether you want to make it the focus of your studies or join extra-curricular activities:

At Morris, teachers are accessible, and here to help you realize your vision.

Because of our unique location—at the intersection of prairie and forest—there is an abundance of natural resources and sustainable projects in which you can participate. Where else can you find three different kinds of renewable energy sites that you can learn about and work with right on campus?

See some profiles of how Morris students have made sustainability part of their lives and careers.

Morris is highly respected for its sustainability efforts and is considered a leader among colleges. The Princeton Review’s guide to green colleges highlights our renewable energy commitment and our “deep roots in agriculture and land stewardship.” Morris was even listed as the top performing “Cool School” in Minnesota by Sierra Club.

Schedule a >visit and take a green tour to see what we’re doing in sustainability, meet other students who share your interests, and see how to get involved!