University Of Minnesota Crookston

University Of Minnesota Crookston

The University of Minnesota Crookston, also known as UMC, was established in 1905, and is located in Crookston, Minnesota. The campus of the university is spread across more than 230 acres of land. UMC offers applied science undergraduate degrees in over 25 programs. Various degrees are also provided through online courses. In addition, students can opt for certificate courses in Hotel, Restaurant & Institutional Management and Manufacturing Management.

The University of Minnesota Crookston's athletics department fields several men's and women's sports teams that compete in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II. They are nicknamed the Golden Eagles. The teams participate in basketball, softball, soccer, and hockey. Various intramural sports programs are also organized in the campus.

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Contacting University of Minnesota-Crookston

University of Minnesota-Crookston
2900 University Ave
Crookston , MN 56716-5001
General Phone: (800) 862-6466

University of Minnesota-Crookston Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Business and Management46business, business management, accounting, MIS, marketing
Conservation and Resource Management34conservation
Animal Science and Care27equestrian studies, animal science, various animal sciences courses
Agricultural Science and Management23agriculture, agricultural management, agricultural operations, agricultural business
Engineering21industrial engineering
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy16sports and fitness management, dietitian assistant
Landscaping and Horticulture13turf management, agronomy, horticultural science, various plant science courses
Hospitality11hospitality management
Medical Administration10health and medical administrative
Education and Teaching9kindergarten/preschool teaching, agricultural teaching
Liberal Arts7interdisciplinary studies
Media5communication studies, communication and journalism
Medical Support and Technology2health service and sciences
Transportation2aviation tech
Computer Science and Engineering1computer networking, software engineering
Engineering Technician1industrial tech
Therapy and Counseling0organizational psychology
Security and Law Enforcement0criminal justice and administration

Number of programs and degrees for University of Minnesota-Crookston in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree2013
Bachelor's degree20929
Award of less than 1 academic year11

University of Minnesota-Crookston Student Body

In 2007-2008, University of Minnesota-Crookston had a total enrollment of 2,346 students (1,397 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 64%
Women 36%
Full-Time 97%
Part-Time 3%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 69%
Black 2%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 1%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 19%
(Foreign Students) 6%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 43%
18-19 20%
20-21 15%
22-24 9%
25-29 4%
30-34 2%
35-39 2%
40-49 2%
50-64 1%
65+ 0%

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

North Dakota11%
(International Students)7%
South Dakota1%
New Mexico1%
New York1%

University of Minnesota-Crookston Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 69 %

University of Minnesota-Crookston Room and Board (2007)

University of Minnesota-Crookston offers campus housing for 531 of its 1,397 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Crookston, 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.

University of Minnesota-Crookston Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal420520
SAT Math430530
SAT Writing480560
ACT Verbal1823
ACT Math1824
ACT Composite1924

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrequired
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrequired
Recommendationsnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT11%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT90%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

University of Minnesota-Crookston Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 9,406
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 9,406
Room and board $ 5,978
Room charge $ 2,552
Board (meal plan) charge $ 3,140
Books and supplies $ 800
Other expenses $ 2,000

Financial Aid:
University of Minnesota-Crookston participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 406900)

University of Minnesota-Crookston Faculty

University of Minnesota-Crookston has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track73
Non-tenured and not on tenure track44

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Associate professorcalendar year1*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year1*1*

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

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year4$87,3162*
Associate professoracademic year10$70,4295$61,420
Assistant professoracademic year10$57,3205$56,682
Instructoracademic year7$49,2128$40,942
Lectureracademic year4$40,8530*
All faculty totalacademic year35$60,99020$53,228

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

University of Minnesota-Crookston Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Football Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference
Basketball Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference
Baseball Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports23537

University of Minnesota-Crookston Degree Programs (2007)

Agricultural Science And Management
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations
Agricultural Business and Management, General
Agricultural Business and Management, Other
Agriculture, General

Animal Science And Care
Animal Sciences, General
Animal Sciences, Other
Equestrian/Equine Studies

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Software Engineering
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications

Conservation And Resource Management
Natural Resources/Conservation, General

Education And Teaching
Agricultural Teacher Education
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching

Industrial Engineering

Engineering Technician
Industrial Technology/Technician

Hospitality Administration/Management, General

Landscaping And Horticulture
Agronomy and Crop Science
Horticultural Science
Plant Sciences, Other
Turf and Turfgrass Management

Liberal Arts
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other

Medical Administration
Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other

Medical Support And Technology
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Dietitian Assistant
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration

Therapy And Counseling
Industrial and Organizational Psychology

Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General

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What Sets University of Minnesota-Crookston Apart:

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