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U of M Crookston Online Business Degree Earns Top Five Ranking from The Best Colleges

By ltollefs on
Wednesday, June 29, 2011

The University of Minnesota, Crookston's online degree in business management has been ranked among The Best Colleges list of "Top 10 Online Bachelor of Business Administration Degree Programs of 2011."  

The U of M, Crookston's bachelor of science degree in business management was bestcollegebadge.jpgranked at number five.  Other top ranked online business programs on the list include those offered by UMass Amherst's Isenberg School of Business; Penn State; University of Illinois at Springfield; Drexel University; and Washington State University. To view the full listing, go to

An online college search resource based in San Antonio, Texas, The Best Colleges reviews publicly available data and produces independent ranking assessments of colleges in various disciplines.  The organization's rankings are based on public data evaluated according to several criteria, including reputation, accreditation, student satisfaction, and cost.  The Best Colleges does not accept paid placements for school rankings.

The U of M, Crookston offers its bachelor's degree in business management on campus as well as online.  As of this coming fall semester 2011, the campus will offer ten of its nearly thirty degrees online.  For more information about the U of M, Crookston's online degrees visit

Today the University of Minnesota, Crookston delivers 29 bachelor's degrees, 18 minors, and more than 40 concentrations, including ten online degrees, in the areas of agriculture and natural resources; business; liberal arts and education; and math, science and technology.  With an enrollment of about 1,400 undergraduates from more than 25 countries and 40 states, the Crookston campus offers a supportive, close-knit atmosphere that leads to a prestigious University of Minnesota degree.  "Small Campus. Big Degree."  To learn more, visit