Niche recently announced its 2024 rankings and has chosen the University of Minnesota Crookston as No. 1 Best Value College in Minnesota. U of M Crookston ranked above 36 other Minnesota colleges in value. Niche also named the Crookston campus No. 2 Top Public University in Minnesota, No. 3 Best College Dorms in Minnesota, No. 3 Best Colleges for Business in Minnesota, and No. 3 Best Colleges for Accounting and Finance in Minnesota. 

Other Niche statewide rankings for U of M Crookston in 2024 included No. 4 Best Small Colleges and No. 5 for Best Colleges, Best Test Optional Colleges, Safest College Campuses, Best Colleges for Communications, and Best Colleges that Accept the Common App. Nationally, Niche ranked U of M Crookston as No. 33 of 150 Best Colleges for Agricultural Sciences in America and No. 50 of 968 Best Small Colleges in America. 

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of data and reviews. For the 2024 ratings, Niche refined their Best Value Colleges ranking by adding an Economic Mobility Index factor to highlight the colleges whose students are able to improve their economic status after graduation. (Niche, 2023)

Niche is a market leader in connecting colleges and schools with students and families. With in-depth profiles on every school and college in America, over 140 million reviews and ratings, and powerful search and data tools, Niche has helped millions of students and families find and enroll in the right school for them.  (Niche, 2023)