Is Crookston the M for You?

Big enough to grow. Small enough to care. With the best of both worlds: Earn a University of Minnesota degree in a close-knit community -both on campus and online.  

A place to call home. You're more than a number here --we're family. Find your niche on-campus or online. 117 years of Maroon and Gold tradition. 1400 students. 37 on-campus majors. 19 online majors. A proven leader in online delivery for more than 25 years. Golden Eagle Proud, supportive and close-knit community. Laptop for on-campus students. Diverse student body from 20 countries and 40 states. Oh, and did we mention the world-class University of Minnesota degree? Yep, in a nutshell, we're awesome. See for yourself.

University of Minnesota Crookston campus is located in the northwest corner of Minnesota

Student Stories

    Janie Tormanen playing for the women's Golden Eagle basketball team vs Concordia College

    Student Spotlight: Janie Tormanen

    University of Minnesota Crookston freshman and women's basketball player, Janie Tormanen, seeks to knock down barriers and take risks as a female athlete and her perseverance is something to admire.

    Lindsey Strendin

    Online Student Feature: Lindsey Strendin

    How an online student is making connections on campus.

    Jess Bengtson

    Golden Eagle Alumni Feature: Jess Bengtson 2010

    Bengtson received her bachelor’s degree in communication from UMN Crookston and was considered a “non-traditional student”, as she took a break from college after attending another university immediately after graduating high school. She is now the communications specialist at UMN Crookston.

    What's Going On?

    At UMN Crookston, we celebrate success - from the everyday to the extraordinary. Here, you'll discover your people, begin new adventures, explore fascinating ideas, and find your inspiration. Follow us on social media to see what it means to be #UMNproud.


    U of M Crookston announces Summer 2023 graduates

    Students were conferred July 28, 2023.

    U of M Crookston student competes in 70th annual Princess Kay of the Milky Way Minnesota competition

    Hills and fellow contestant from the same county planned to use the butter from their sculptures to host a potato feed

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