University of Minnesota-Crookston

2900 University Ave, Crookston, MN 56716-5001
Tel: (800)862-6466
Public | 2,764 students
The University of Minnesota, Crookston (UMC) is integral to the University's statewide land grant mission. The college provides its unique contribution through polytechnic programs that combine theory, practice, and experimentation in a technologically rich environment. UMC connects its teaching, research, and outreach to serve the public good.

School Overview:

University of Minnesota-Crookston
CountyPolk County, MN
Title IV EligibleParticipat
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges--General
Institution LevelFour or more years
Institution ControlPublic
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
74 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment2,764 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
1,393 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
1,371 students137 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
% Hawaiian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Two or more races
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
Out-State Tuition Fees
Percent Admitted73%64%
SAT Reading (25-75%)450-560450-570
SAT Math (25-75%)460-560460-573
SAT Writing (25-75%)440-510440-570
ACT English (25-75%)18-2419-25
ACT Math (25-75%)19-2518-25
ACT Writing (25-75%)6-86-8
ACT Composite (25-75%)20-2520-25

School Notes:

  • The University of Minnesota is one of the most comprehensive public universities in the United States and ranks among the most prestigious. It is both the state land-grant university, with a strong tradition of education and public service, and the state's primary research university, with faculty of national and international reputation.
  • The University of Minnesota provides teaching, research, and service, including associate degrees and selected baccalaureate degrees, with a focus on applied undergraduate instruction and research in agriculture, business, environmental sciences, human resource development, and appropriate interdisciplinary studies.
  • The University of Minnesota, Crookston provides a University link to the region for technology transfer and outreach, with emphasis on meeting the needs of a rural populace who require lifelong learning, training, and retraining in order to capture opportunities that maximize their existing resources and strengths.
  • The UMC campus is a busy place and students never have a problem finding things to do! There are over 40 clubs and organizations on campus that students can join including academic, entertainment, hobby, political, and religious clubs, and many more. S.P.A.C.E. is an organization that brings entertainment to campus."What's on Wednesday" nights and two weekends a month will find a venue of dances, movies, musicians, comedians, and hypnotists.
  • The four University of Minnesota campuses are accredited separately at the institutional level by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
  • U.S. News & World Report named the University of Minnesota, Crookston as number two in the category “Top Public Midwest Comprehensive Colleges – Bachelor’s for 2007.”
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