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. 75+ majors, minors, and certificates. 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

    Kathryn Brainerd during U.S. Navy training

    Student Spotlight: Kathryn Brainerd

    Kathryn Brainerd is a senior from Corcoran, Minn. pursuing a bachelor's degree from the University of Minnesota Crookston in Natural Resources with an emphasis in Park Management. Before Brainerd stepped foot on the campus, she spent five and a half years traveling the world with the United States Navy and serving her country.

    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 Community Message November 2023

    Fall 2023 enrollment numbers came in at an increase of 11 percent over Fall 2022

    HSSE Administrator Completes Leadership Training

    University of Minnesota Crookston Administrative Professional and PSEO Coordinator Michelle Beeghly was recently given the opportunity to complete the Women's Leadership Academy, which is sponsored by the Community Foundation’s Women's Fund.

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