University of Minnesota - Crookston Admissions

ACT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More

Downtown Crookston, MN
Downtown Crookston, MN. Andrew Filer / Flicker

University of Minnesota Crookston Admissions Overview:

The University of Minnesota at Crookston had an acceptance rate of 68% in 2016. Students applying with solid grades and average or above average test scores have a good chance of being admitted to the school. Interested students will need to submit an application, which can be found on the school's website. Also, they will need to submit scores from either the SAT or the ACT, as well as official high school transcripts.

Admissions Data (2016):

  • University of Minnesota Crookston Acceptance Rate: 68%
  • Test Scores -- 25th / 75th Percentile

University of Minnesota Crookston Description:

Located in Northwestern Minnesota, the University of Minnesota at Crookston (UMC) is one of the five main campuses in the University of Minnesota System. Crookston is a small town, with a population of around 8,000. The university has been offering bachelor's degree programs since 1993, and has built a niche for itself in scientific, technical and professional fields. Programs in natural resources and business are among the most popular. All students are provided with laptop computers, and the school values student interaction with the faculty and a hands-on approach to education.

With a 16 to 1 student / faculty ratio, Crookston is better equipped to deliver individual attention than many larger public universities. Outside of the classroom, students are participate in a number of clubs and organizations, ranging from academic groups, performing arts ensembles, and recreational sports.

On the athletic front, the UMC Golden Eagles compete in the NCAA Division II Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC). Popular sports include basketball, golf, football, and soccer. Equestrian competes in the Division II Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA).

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 2,676 (all undergraduate)
  • Gender Breakdown: 47% Male / 53% Female
  • 44% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $11,700
  • Books: $1,200 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $7,658
  • Other Expenses: $2,292
  • Total Cost: $22,850

University of Minnesota Crookston Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 91%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 86%
    • Loans: 65%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $8,763
    • Loans: $7,422

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Agronomy, Business Administration, Natural Resources, Interdisciplinary Studies, Health Care Administration, Communications, Animal Sciences

Transfer, Retention and Graduation Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 76%
  • Transfer Out Rate: 33%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 42%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 54%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Football, Golf, Baseball, Basketball
  • Women's Sports: Basketball, Equestrian, Volleyball, Soccer, Softball, Tennis

    Data Source:

    National Center for Educational Statistics

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