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U of M Crookston Ranks in Top 20 Among "The 30 Best Online Colleges for 2014" According to

By ltollefs on
Friday, March 14, 2014

The University of Minnesota Crookston is ranked among thenation's best online colleges by  That organization's recent listing of colleges and universities that provide "a high-quality online education," places the U of M Crookston at #19. Inclusion on the list is based on such factors as academic excellence, scholarly quality of faculty, online teaching methods, cost, reputation, awards, financial aid, and the number of degree programs.

To view the full list, go to is an online resource for prospective students seeking a college degree. The organization notes that it includes traditional campus-based schools like the U of M Crookston only if they providean extensive and well-rounded offering of online degree programs.

Today the University of Minnesota Crookston delivers 29 bachelor's degree programs, 20 minors, and 36 concentrations on campus--as well as 13 degrees online--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