Morningside University

Inspiring flexible, confident thinkers since 1894.

Morningside University is a private, four-year liberal arts college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Our beautiful 69-acre campus is located in a safe, residential area in Sioux City, Iowa. Our educational programming is designed to meet the needs of undergraduate, post-undergraduate, and graduate students in an increasingly fast-paced world.

Mission Statement

The Morningside University experience cultivates a passion for lifelong learning and a dedication to ethical leadership and civic responsibility.

Vision Statement

The University is a student-centered participatory community, offering a liberal arts curriculum combined with a diverse array of practical experiences. The goal is the development of the whole person though an emphasis on critical thinking, effective communication, cultural understanding, practical wisdom, spiritual discernment, and ethical action. The Morningside University graduate is equipped for both personal and professional success.