Crown College

Crown College

Crown College, a private non-profit institution, was founded as the St. Paul Bible Institute in 1916. The college was given its current name in 1992. The campus of Crown College covers 215 acres, and is situated in St. Bonifacius, Minnesota. It is affiliated with the Christian and Missionary Alliance and is also a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities.

Crown College provides undergraduate as well as master's degree programs in various fields of study. Students can choose from courses in science, nursing, business and IT, and biblical and theological studies, among others. The master's degrees are available through both on-campus and through online study programs.

The sports teams of Crown College are nicknamed the Storms. The athletics department fields men's and women's teams in golf, soccer, volleyball, and basketball. The Storms compete in the NCAA Division III, and are members of the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference.

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Contacting Crown College

Crown College
8700 College View Drive
Saint Bonifacius , MN 55375-9001
General Phone: (952) 446-4100

Crown College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Religion and Philosophy100Christian studies, bible studies, missionary studies, religious education, religious music, theology, theological and ministerial studies, pastoral counseling, youth ministry ...
Business and Management52business management, business administration
Education and Teaching50education, elementary school teaching, secondary teaching, early childhood education, English teaching, music teaching, physical education teaching, reading teaching, science teaching, ...
Therapy and Counseling24psychology, counseling psychology
Liberal Arts23linguistics, English, general studies, liberal arts and humanities, history
Media15media studies
Office and Administration8general office occupations
Nursing and Emergency Medicine8pre-nursing, registered nursing
Music3music, music performance
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy2sports and fitness management
Science2biology, biological and physical sciences
Computer Science and Engineering1computer networking, system administration

Number of programs and degrees for Crown College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree20336
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years93
Associate's degree3614
Master's degree355
Postbaccalaureate certificate72

Crown College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Crown College had a total enrollment of 1,270 students (1,066 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 39%
Women 61%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 89%
Graduate 11%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 82%
Black 4%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 6%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 5%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 7%
18-19 20%
20-21 19%
22-24 11%
25-29 12%
30-34 6%
35-39 7%
40-49 12%
50-64 5%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

South Dakota1%
New York1%

Crown College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 68 %

Crown College Room and Board (2007)

Crown College offers campus housing for 551 of its 1,066 (full-time) students. Freshmen are required to live on campus.

(Please refer to our profile of St. Bonifacius, Minnesota for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Minnesota Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 19 meals per week.

Crown College Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal480580
SAT Math470590
ACT Verbal1925
ACT Math1825
ACT Composite1925

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrequired
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT14%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT82%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Crown College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 19,198
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 19,198
Room and board $ 7,176
Room charge $ 3,454
Board (meal plan) charge $ 3,532
Books and supplies $ 1,600
Other expenses $ 3,140

Financial Aid:
Crown College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 238300)

Crown College Faculty

Crown College has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year9$63,6690*
Associate professoracademic year5$52,6901*
Assistant professoracademic year10$41,0368$41,730
All faculty totalacademic year24$51,9519$42,168

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Crown College Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Football Upper Midwest Athletic Conference
Basketball Upper Midwest Athletic Conference
Baseball Upper Midwest Athletic Conference
Track Upper Midwest Athletic Conference

Crown College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
System Administration/Administrator

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
History Teacher Education
Music Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Reading Teacher Education
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Studies Teacher Education

Pre-Law Studies

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
General Studies
History, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other

Communication and Media Studies, Other

Music Performance, General
Music, General

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Pre-Nursing Studies

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Office And Administration
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services

Religion And Philosophy
Bible/Biblical Studies
Christian Studies
Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology
Pastoral Studies/Counseling
Religious Education
Religious/Sacred Music
Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other
Theology/Theological Studies
Youth Ministry

Biological and Physical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General

Therapy And Counseling
Counseling Psychology
Psychology, General

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What Sets Crown College Apart:

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Top 9%Crown College Dorm rooms per full-time student
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Top 10%Crown College Selectivity (based on % of applicants accepted)
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Top 13%Crown College Salaries of full-time faculty
% of degrees in music
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Top 18%Crown College % of degrees in music
% students 40 years or older
(colleges not offering open-admission)
Top 20%Crown College % students 40 years or older

checked Christ and Missionary Alliance Church affiliation
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked NCAA athletic conference member

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