University of Minnesota Crookston Facts & Figures
With a strong tradition of technology-enhanced teaching and learning, the University of Minnesota Crookston serves as the University of Minnesota’s major presence in Northwest Minnesota. UMC provides both experiential, career-oriented degree programs as well as high-quality online programs, while connecting its teaching, research, and outreach to rural economic development and service to the region and beyond. Enrolling approximately 1,800 undergraduate students from more than 20 countries and 40 states, the Crookston campus offers a supportive, close-knit atmosphere, top-level technology, and a distinctive career-oriented education that leads to a prestigious University of Minnesota degree.
As of March 2015, students may select from 31 undergraduate majors (bachelor’s degrees), 22 minors, 36 concentrations, and 14 online majors. Faculty and staff serve as true mentors, offering personalized attention through a student/faculty ratio of 18:1. As the original “Laptop U” with more than 20 years of technological leadership, the U of M Crookston provides each student and faculty member with his or her own laptop computer and helps them develop superior technology skills. Taken together, these features have given the Crookston campus a reputation of producing graduates who are well prepared to begin their careers or to continue on to graduate programs.