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Colleges / University of Minnesota, Crookston

About UMN Crookston

University of Minnesota, Crookston is a public, state school in an rural setting in Crookston, Minnesota. UMN Crookston was founded in 1966 and now enrolls around 2,530 students a year, including 2,530 undergrads.

UMN Crookston's endowment was valued at $15,162,011 in 2021. The institution spends around $9,618 for each full-time student enrolled. There are 18 UMN Crookston undergrads for each full-time professor.

2021 UMN Crookston Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 72%
Average GPA 3.4
In-State Tuition $10,438
Out-of-State $10,438

UMN Crookston Regular Decision Deadline 2022

UMN Crookston Early Admission

University of Minnesota, Crookston does not offer early decision or early action.

UMN Crookston Acceptance Rate 2021

It is slightly difficult to get into UMN Crookston. Around 72% of applicants get into UMN Crookston each year. Last year, 1,616 students applied to UMN Crookston and 1,166 were admitted. ### UMN Crookston Waitlist

UMN Crookston reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in 2021.

How Do I Get Into University of Minnesota, Crookston?

UMN Crookston is considered slightly difficult to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to UMN Crookston, applicants must submit the following items.

UMN Crookston Application Requirements

Area Required Recommended Required for some Details (if any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Minimum High School Gpa (On 4.0 Scale) 2
Transcript of High School Record

UMN Crookston Average GPA and Test Scores

Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 3.4 on a 4.0 scale.

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to UMN Crookston.

UMN Crookston Waitlist 2021

UMN Crookston reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in the most recent year.

Does UMN Crookston Require the ACT or SAT?

UMN Crookston does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

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Dorms at UMN Crookston

Yes! UMN Crookston provides on-campus housing for up to 0 students.

UMN Crookston students are active in the school's National Society for Leadership and Success, Archery Club and Crookston Futbol Club. Homecoming, Sno-Daze, and and Ag Arama are a few of the events that the campus rallies behind each year.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at UMN Crookston.

Financial Aid at UMN Crookston

UMN Crookston meets 74% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend UMN Crookston full-time are awarded $14,841 a year in financial aid, on average.

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some aid is awarded ona first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can.. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do..

Is UMN Crookston a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience.

Retention and Graduation Rates at UMN Crookston

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at UMN Crookston, around 64% return for their sophomore year. Out of the 231 students who started at UMN Crookston as first-time freshman, 77 graduate within four years.

Around 50% of students who started at UMN Crookston earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes and Debt for UMN Crookston Grads

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. Within six months of graduating, 84 percent of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

The average starting salary for recent grads is $33,587 a year. Graduates in the class of 2021 had an average of $27,105 in student loans per borrower. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does UMN Crookston sound? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for another! So ask yourself: Is UMN Crookston a good school for you?

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Where is University of Minnesota, Crookston Located?

UMN Crookston is located in the rural setting of Crookston, Minnesota.

If you want to see UMN Crookston for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take U.S. Highway 2 to Crookston, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Grand Forks International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what UMN Crookston and Crookston are like without leaving home.

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College Info

2900 University Avenue Crookston, MN 56716-5001

Campus Setting: Rural

UMN Crookston Application Deadline

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Wondering what life at UMN Crookston is like? There are approximately 2,530 students enrolled at UMN Crookston. 45% percent of students attend school full-time, 70% percent are from MN and 30% percent of students are from other states.


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