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University of Minnesota Crookston Earns Multiple Online Accolades

By Andrew Svec on
Monday, January 9, 2017

(updated July 31, 2017)

The University of Minnesota Crookston (UMC) and a number of its online academic degree programs have earned national rankings from various organizations and online resources. The accolades were all awarded during fall semester 2016 and into spring and summer of 2017.

Award Badge for Online College Plan ranks the University of Minnesota Online number 1 in the Top 100 Best Online Colleges

UMC is ranked number 1 on the list of the “Top 100 Best Online Colleges” in the nation compiled by Online College Plan, an online resource for students and families. Various criteria, including student perceptions, technology used for course delivery, flexibility of classes, average cost of attendance, and academic offerings were analyzed to determine the placement of each college and university in this ranking. View the full list at www.onlinecollegeplan.com/best-online-college.

Niche 2017 best colleges badge UMC is ranked among the top 10 (at number 8) “Best Online Colleges in America” for 2017 by Niche, an online educational resource. View the full list at www.niche.com/colleges/search/best-online-colleges.

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best online colleges badgeUMC has been ranked among the top 40 “Best Online Colleges” in the nation for 2016‐17 by the Center for Online Education. UMC came in at number 33. The list is available online at www.onlinecolleges.net/rankings/best‐online‐colleges.

best online colleges blockUMC has been ranked among the top 50 “Best Online Colleges and Universities” for 2016 by College Choice. UMC came in at number 36 on the national list, which is available online at www.collegechoice.net/rankings/best-online-colleges-and-universities.

best colleges badgeUMC was ranked among “The 100 Best Online Colleges for 2017” by The Best Schools. UMC ranked at number 36 nationally. The list is available at www.thebestschools.org/rankings/best-online-colleges.

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UMC’s online degree program in Communication has been ranked at number 1 among the “Top 20 Best Online Communication Degree Programs” in the nation by Best Communications Degrees, an online resource focusing on communications-related programs. See the full list at www.bestcommunicationsdegrees.com/top/online-bachelors-in-communications-programs

best colleges badgeUMC is listed among the “Best Online Colleges in Minnesota” for 2016-17 (at number 2) by Affordable Colleges Online. The list is available at www.affordablecollegesonline.org/online-colleges/minnesota/#best-college-ranking

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UMC’s online degree program in Information Technology Management is listed among the top 20 (at number 12) “Best Online Bachelor’s in Management Information System Degrees” for 2016 by College Choice. That list is available online at www.collegechoice.net/rankings/best-online-bachelors-in-management-information-systems-degrees.

best online program badgeUMC’s online degree program in Health Management is listed among the top 20 (at number 20) “Best Online Bachelor’s in Healthcare Administration” for 2016 by College Choice, with the list posted at www.collegechoice.net/rankings/best-online-bachelors-in-healthcare-administration.

best online program badgeUMC’s online degree in Management is listed among the top 50 (at number 45) “Best Online Business Administration Degrees” for 2016-17 by College Choice. The list is available online at www.collegechoice.net/rankings/best-online-business-administration-degrees.

College Choice Award BadgeUMC’s online degree program in Accounting is ranked among the top 35 (at number 30) “Best Online Bachelor’s in Accounting Degrees" in the nation for 2017 by the online education resource College Choice. See the full list at www.collegechoice.net/rankings/online-accounting-degrees.

best online program badgeUMC’s online degree program in Information Technology Management is listed among the top 30 (at number 27) “Best Value Undergraduate Computer Science Programs” for 2017 by Value Colleges. The list is available online at www.valuecolleges.com/rankings/top-50-online-computer-science-programs-2017.

best online program badgeUMC is listed among the “20 Best Online Schools for Marketing” for 2016-17 (at number 14) for its online degree program in Marketing by Best Choice Schools. The list is available at www.bestchoiceschools.com/rankings/online/marketing.

best online program badgeUMC is listed among the “20 Best Online Schools for Accounting” for 2016-17 (at number 12) for its online degree in Accounting by Best Choice Schools. The list is available online at www.bestchoiceschools.com/rankings/online/online-schools-accounting.

best online degree badgeUMC’s online degree program in Finance is ranked among the top 30 (at number 18) “Best Online Bachelor’s in Finance Programs” for 2017 by Best Degree Programs. The list is available online at www.bestdegreeprograms.org/top-schools/online-bachelors-finance.

best online degree badgeUMC’s online degree program in Sport & Recreation Management is ranked among the top 30 (at number 14) “Best Online Bachelor’s in Sport Management” for 2017 by Best Degree Programs. The list is available online at www.bestdegreeprograms.org/top-schools/online-bachelors-sport-management.

best online programs badgeUMC’s online degree program in Health Management is listed among the top 10 (at number 4) “Best Online Bachelor in Healthcare Management Degree Programs” for 2017 by The Best Schools, with the list posted at www.thebestschools.org/rankings/20-best-online-bachelor-healthcare-management-degree-programs.

best online programs badgeUMC’s online degree program in Management is listed among the top 10 (at number 5) “Best Online Bachelor in Business Management Degree Programs” in the U.S. by The Best Schools. The full ranking list is posted at www.thebestschools.org/rankings/20-best-online-bachelors-business-management-degree-programs.

best online programs badgeUMC’s online degree program in Communication is listed among the top 10 (at number 8) “Most Affordable Online Bachelor’s in Communications and Public Relations" in the nation for 2017 by The Best Schools. The full ranking list is posted at www.thebestschools.org/rankings/most-affordable-online-bachelors-degrees-communications-public-relations.

best online programs badgeUMC is listed at number 11 among the “The 20 Best Online Bachelor of Information Technology Degree Programs" in the U.S. for its online degree program in Information Technology Management by The Best Schools. The full list is posted at www.thebestschools.org/rankings/20-best-online-bachelor-information-technology-degree-programs.

The University of Minnesota Crookston now delivers 34 bachelor's degree programs, 23 minors, and 40 areas of emphasis on campus as well as 14 degree programs entirely online.  These degrees are offered in the areas of agriculture and natural resources; business; liberal arts and education; and math, science and technology.  With an enrollment of 1,800 undergraduates from more than 20 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 www.umcrookston.edu

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