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University of Minnesota - Crookston Overview

Located in Crookston, Minnesota, University of Minnesota - Crookston is a public institution. Crookston is a great place for students who enjoy small town life.

What Is University of Minnesota - Crookston Known For?

455 Undergraduate Awards
$20,761 Avg Cost After Aid
69% Acceptance Rate
  • The bachelor's degree is the highest award offered at UMN Crookston.
  • In 2017-2018, 91% of the faculty were full-time.
  • Students who graduate from UMN Crookston with a bachelor's degree make about $44,800 a year. That's 10% more than those who graduate from other schools.

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University of Minnesota - Crookston Rankings

UMN Crookston landed the #123 spot in our 2021 ranking of best colleges. We analyzed 2,320 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking. This puts it in the top 10% of all schools in the nation.

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

UMN Crookston has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#87 Best Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at UMN Crookston.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#3 Best Agricultural Economics & Business Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#11 Best Health & Medical Administrative Services Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#15 Best Entrepreneurial Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#16 Best Health Professions Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#24 Best International Business Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#24 Best Management Information Systems Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#36 Best Finance & Financial Management Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#41 Best Business Administration & Management Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#49 Best Business, Management & Marketing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#50 Best Marketing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards UMN Crookston has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#6 Best Value Colleges for Health & Medical Administrative Services College Factual
#34 Best Value Colleges for Business, Management & Marketing College Factual
#39 Highest Paid Business Administration & Management Graduates College Factual
#58 Best Business Schools Business Degree Central
#65 Best Value Colleges for Accounting College Factual
#120 Highest Paid Business, Management & Marketing Graduates College Factual

Where Is University of Minnesota - Crookston?

Location of University of Minnesota - Crookston

Contact details for UMN Crookston are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 2900 University Ave, Crookston, MN 56716-5001
Phone: 800-862-6466

How Do I Get Into UMN Crookston?

You can apply to UMN Crookston online at:

Admission Requirements for UMN Crookston

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into UMN Crookston?

69% Acceptance Rate
53% Of Accepted Are Women
10% Submit SAT Scores
UMN Crookston has an acceptance rate of 69%, which means it is fairly selective. Take that into account when you are working on your application and gathering requested materials. Do what you can to stand out among other applicants.

Approximately 47% of accepted students are men and 53% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 66%, and the acceptance rate for women is 71%.

Average Test Scores

About 10% of students accepted to UMN Crookston submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 470 and 580. Math scores were between 490 and 560.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for University of Minnesota - Crookston  ( 470 to 580 )

SAT Math Scores for University of Minnesota - Crookston  ( 490 to 560 )
UMN Crookston received ACT scores from 92% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 18 and 23. Math scores were between 19 and 25. Composite scores were between 19 and 24.

ACT English Scores for University of Minnesota - Crookston  ( 18 to 23 )
ACT Math Scores for University of Minnesota - Crookston  ( 19 to 25 )
ACT Composite Scores for University of Minnesota - Crookston  ( 19 to 24 )

Can I Afford University of Minnesota - Crookston?

$20,761 Net Price
61% Take Out Loans
5.3% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of UMN Crookston is $20,761. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At UMN Crookston, approximately 61% of students took out student loans averaging $6,616 a year. That adds up to $26,464 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UMN Crookston is 5.3%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

University of Minnesota - Crookston Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,192 Full-Time Undergraduates
53% Women
17% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 2,768 undergraduate students at UMN Crookston, with 1,192 being full-time and 1,576 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  UMN Crookston

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,192 full-time undergraduates at UMN Crookston, 47% are male and 53% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  UMN Crookston

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Minnesota - Crookston students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of UMN Crookston Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 28
Black or African American 73
Hispanic or Latino 49
White 838
International Students 79
Other Races/Ethnicities 125

Geographic Diversity

Minnesota students aren't the only ones who study at University of Minnesota - Crookston. At this time, 17 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 140 countries are represented at UMN Crookston. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, India, and South Korea.

Online Learning at University of Minnesota - Crookston

1,060 Took All Classes Online
1,234 Took At Least One Class Online
2.8% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 1,234 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at UMN Crookston has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 26th most popular in Minnesota for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of UMN Crookston

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Minnesota - Crookston was 2.8%. This is the #1,836 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at UMN Crookston regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of UMN Crookston majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Agricultural Economics & Business 8%
Business Administration & Management 5%
Business, Management & Marketing 8%
Finance & Financial Management 26%
Health Professions 2%
International Business 80%
Management Information Systems 8%
Marketing 43%
Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies 34%
Other Business, Management & Marketing 31%
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 34%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at UMN Crookston ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at UMN Crookston.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Taxation #9
Industrial Production Technology #20
Other Business, Management & Marketing #26
International Business #30
Management Information Systems #63
Finance & Financial Management #64
Entrepreneurial Studies #70
Health & Physical Education #84
Communication & Media Studies #88
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies #90
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies #99
Marketing #111
Communication & Journalism #129
Engineering Technologies #139
Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies #185
Accounting #242
Health & Medical Administrative Services #279

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

University of Minnesota - Crookston Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Bachelor’s TOTAL
Business Administration & Management 0 76 76
Accounting 0 48 48
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 38 38
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 0 29 29
Communication & Media Studies 0 23 23
Plant Sciences 0 21 21
Finance & Financial Management 0 19 19
Health Sciences & Services 0 18 18
Natural Resources Conservation 0 18 18
Animal Science 0 17 17
Health & Physical Education 0 15 15
Marketing 0 14 14
Other Business, Management & Marketing 0 13 13
Management Information Systems 0 13 13
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 13 13
Agricultural Economics & Business 0 12 12
General Biology 0 11 11
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 11 11
Computer Engineering 0 10 10
Agricultural Production 0 8 8
Taxation 6 0 6
Agricultural Mechanization 0 5 5
International Business 0 5 5
General English Literature 0 3 3
Horticulture 0 2 2
Entrepreneurial Studies 0 2 2
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 2 2
Industrial Production Technology 1 0 1
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 0 1 1
Air Transportation 0 1 1
Hospitality Management 0 0 0
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 0 0 0
TOTAL 7 448 455


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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