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Colleges / University of Minnesota, Crookston

University of Minnesota, Crookston

Crookston, MN 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate48%
Acceptance Rate48%

About UMN Crookston

University of Minnesota, Crookston Overview

University of Minnesota, Crookston is a public, state school in a rural setting in Crookston, Minnesota. UMN Crookston was founded in 1966 and enrolls 2,304 undergrads and no graduate students. UMN Crookston provides housing for students. The majority of students live on campus but first-year students are not required to live in the dorms.

📆 Mark your calendar! The deadline to apply regular decision to UMN Crookston for Fall 2023 is September 12. Regular decision applicants for Fall 2023 should receive admissions decisions by October 1.

Student Involvement at UMN Crookston

Interested in music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of UMN Crookston's theater groups.

Interested in Greek life? UMN Crookston has fraternities, but doesn't have sororities.

Planning to play sports? UMN Crookston has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at UMN Crookston on the Student Life page.

2022 UMN Crookston Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 48%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.3
In-State Tuition $11,362
Out-of-State $11,362
Percent of Need Met 75%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $15,748

Is UMN Crookston a Good School?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Admissions difficulty, admitted student statistics, tuition, and financial aid can provide a sense of how selective a school is.

Let's take a closer look at these factors to get a clearer view of what UMN Crookston offers and if it could be a good fit for you.

2022 Acceptance Rate for University of Minnesota, Crookston

UMN Crookston is not difficult to get into. The acceptance rate at UMN Crookston is 48%. Out of 1,196 applications received in 2022, 576 students were offered admission.

Retention and Graduation Rates at UMN Crookston

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. This is a way to get a sense of how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Approximately 70% of first-year, full-time undergrads who start at UMN Crookstoncome back the next year. 56% of UMN Crookston undergrads graduate within six years. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes for UMN Crookston Grads

Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. Within six months of graduating, 84% of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

The average starting salary for recent UMN Crookston grads is $33,587 a year. Average starting salaries vary by discipline, but the average starting salary for all 2021 graduates was around $60,000 a year.

UMN Crookston's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

As of 2022, the total market value of University of Minnesota, Crookston's endowment was $15.2 million. The average college endowment was $905 million in 2021. The school spends $9,618 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at UMN Crookston

Cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

UMN Crookston meets 75% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $15,748 a year.

Students in the class of 2022 who had taken out student loans graduated with an average of $25,891 of debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. 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.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at UMN Crookston.

Based on this information, does UMN Crookston seem like a good fit? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is UMN Crookston a good school for you?

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Where is UMN Crookston?

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

First-Year Applications are Due

Sep 12

Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to UMN Crookston is Sep 12.

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Wondering what life at UMN Crookston is like? There are approximately 2,304 students enrolled at UMN Crookston. 46% percent of students attend school full-time, 71% percent are from MN and 29% percent of students are from other states.


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