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Colleges / University of Minnesota, Crookston

UMN Crookston Admissions

If you are thinking about applying to UMN Crookston, the fee for the application is $35.

Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may be eligible for fee waiver for their application.

UMN Crookston Admissions Stats at a Glance

UMN Crookston 2021 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.4
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 16%
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are not even considered
Waitlist No

Considering Applying Early to UMN Crookston?

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

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

How Hard Is It To Get Admitted to UMN Crookston?

UMN Crookston is a slightly difficult school to get into. UMN Crookston evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2021, UMN Crookston accepted 72% of all applicants, around 1,166 of the 1,616 students who applied.

Schools that are slightly difficult to get into, like UMN Crookston, accept up to 95% of applicants. Most admitted students scored at most a 1010 on the SAT and a 19 on the ACT.

Transfer student admissions is slightly difficult.

What Does UMN Crookston Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are are most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis the areas where you stand out.

Admissions Factors at UMN Crookston

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Alumni/ae Relations Not Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Important
Geographical Residence Not Considered
Class Rank Considered
Work Experience Considered
Extracurricular Activities Very Important
Level of Applicant's Interest Important
Application Essay Important
First Generation Not Considered
Interview Not Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Not Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
State Residency Not Considered
Talent/Ability Important
Standardized Test Scores Not Considered
Volunteer Work Considered

UMN Crookston 2021-2022 Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to UMN Crookston must submit the following items. Double check with UMN Crookston's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.0
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into UMN Crookston?

Students admitted to UMN Crookston have an average unweighted GPA of 3.4.

Out of all students that were admitted, 34% submitted a class rank. At UMN Crookston 16% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 43% were in the top 25% and 78% were in the top 50%.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

At University of Minnesota, Crookston, student GPAs fall in the following ranges
4.0 GPA 34%
3.75 and 3.99 28.73%
3.50 and 3.74 17.13%
3.25 and 3.49 16.02%
3.00 and 3.24 10.51%
2.50 and 2.9 12.71%
2.00 and 2.49 7.74%

UMN Crookston doesn't consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

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.

Transferring to University of Minnesota, Crookston

For transfer students, it is slightly difficult to get admitted to UMN Crookston. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in UMN Crookston during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term - Summer Term

UMN Crookston Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to UMN Crookston?

Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to UMN Crookston.

Does UMN Crookston accept transfer credits?

UMN Crookston accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. UMN Crookston accepts:

  • CLEP subject tests
  • ACE recommendations for credit

Does UMN Crookston accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

UMN Crookston accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to UMN Crookston?

UMN Crookston is not test optional. Test scores will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.

What is UMN Crookston's acceptance rate?

UMN Crookston's acceptance rate is 72%.

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How hard is it to get into UMN Crookston? UMN Crookston is a less selective institution. The UMN Crookston acceptance rate is 72%. This means that the institution accepts 72 out of every 100 applicants.



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UMN Crookston Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to UMN Crookston is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to UMN Crookston is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

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UMN Crookston GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At UMN Crookston, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.38. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

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