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Future First-Year Students

Guess What?

You do not need the ACT or SAT to apply!

The work and time you put in during your four years of high school is more important than four hours taking one test. We look at you, not just a test score.

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Get to Know Crookston

We're a small campus with a big U of M degree and an even bigger family!

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College Planning Guide Book

Unsure where to start your college search? No worries, we have the answers (well, most of them...) Download your very own college planning guidebook.

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Experience UMN Crookston

Come see for yourself! 
We have so many options to experience what it's like to be a Golden Eagle!

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Raise Me Scholarships

Earn scholarship money just by the activities you do in high school. Have an A in a class? Get $50. Participate in a sport? Get $15. It all adds up for your scholarship at UMN Crookston! 

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Four people, one goal!

Advisor plus faculty plus community advisor plus you equals success team


College is about more then just learning how to study for an exam or getting that diploma. It's about preparing and helping you learn the skills that will help you succeed both in and outside the classroom. Yes, we will help you to become academically successful by providing tips and tricks  on study strategies, note-taking, goal setting, but also those about physical wellness and emotional health. We are preparing you to have both the academics required for a future job but also the soft skills that every employer is looking for.

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"Flying In with the Golden Eagles"


Maggie Mills and Eleora DeMuth are two students at the University of Minnesota Crookston who are excited to share their experiences at UMN Crookston, give tips and tricks to new incoming students and entertain with some guests and plenty of stories along the way!

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Already Accepted?

Visit our Admitted Student page for more details on your next steps to becoming a Golden Eagle!

Admitted Students

What are you waiting for? Take the next step!

You did it! You made it to the end of this page. We're so proud of you! Your future is's time to apply! Become part of the Golden Eagle family.

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Still have questions? Try our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) page.

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Questions? Text U of MN Crookston Admissions anytime at 218-276-5351 

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