Office of Admissions
Future First Year Students
First year students bring new ideas and the drive to create a brighter future. At UMN Crookston, you'll find students and faculty who are working toward something better: a better world, a better solution, a better you.
That work starts here in Crookston, Minnesota which is alive with adventure and opportunities. Our entrepreneurial spirit combined with global outlook creates a magnet for innovation, careers, and healthy, happy people.
Where will you take your first steps? Make this your home away from home. This is us. We are the University of Minnesota Crookston.
Major in the Making of You!
The University of Minnesota Crookston offers academic programs in four departments: Agriculture and Natural Resources; Humanities, Social Sciences, and Education; Business, and Math, Science and Technology. With 35 options, you'll be sure to major in the making of YOU.
Your college experience goes beyond the classroom; it's what you do between your classes that will shape your entire college experience.
Scholarships, Loans, Grants, Work-Study: whatever your needs are, we've got you covered. 78% of our first-year incoming class students received an Achievement Scholarship in Fall 2020.
We were voted Best Public College Dorms in Minnesota (Niche, 2021).
Golden Eagle Athletics
Division II, NCEA, IHSA, ACHA, and USACCTL sports offered
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?
FOUR PEOPLE. ONE GOAL.
College is about more than 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.
For more information and Frequently Asked Questions from first year students check out our FAQ Page
Visit our Admitted Student page for more details on your next steps to becoming a Golden Eagle!
University of Minnesota Crookston Receives First Forward Designation
National Honor for Commitment to First-generation Student Success
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