Institutional Effectiveness

The UMC Institutional Effectiveness office is responsible for collecting, compiling and/or coordinating the collection of appropriate and accurate institutional data for institutional reporting to internal and external offices and agencies including University, state, federal and other agencies and to provide research and data analysis to support planning, management, institutional improvement and the development and implementation of strategic initiatives.

Quick Facts

Quick Facts

Fall 2016 Student Enrollment

Degree Seeking Students Non-Degree Seeking Students Total Enrollment
On-Campus Enrollment 900 855 1755
Incoming New High School (NHS) Students 196 - 196
Incoming Transfer Students 85 - 85
Online Enrollment 921 - 921
Incoming NHS Students 13 - 13
Incoming Transfer Students 130 - 130
Total Enrollment 1821 855 2676

Fall 2016 On-Campus Degree Seeking Student Body Race and Ethnicity 

Race and Ethnicity of Degree Seeking Students Enrolled On-Campus

Fall 2016 Student To Faculty Ratio: 16 Students to 1 Faculty Member

Fall 2015 to Fall 2016 Student Retention

Fall 2015 - Fall 2016 Retention (%)
NHS Students 75.9%
Transfer Students 86.0%
Returning Students (Sophomore status and higher that did not graduation Fall 2015-Summer 2016) 84.0%
Overall Fall 2015 to Fall 2016 Retention 82.0%

Graduation Rates

Fall 2012 Cohort 4 Year Graduation Rate: 41.4%

Fall 2010 Cohort 6 Year Graduation Rate: 53.2%

Rates represent Degree Seeking NHS Students enrolled On-Campus

Student Profiles



Common Data Set

Common Data Set 2016 - 2017 PDF File Icon

This document is a general fact book for information about the Crookston Campus of the University of Minnesota. It also serves as a standard response to college guide and other surveys. The document is based on the 2004-05 Common Data Set developed by the College Board, along with a consortium of higher education groups and guidebook publishers. (A listing of the CDS questions and definitions can be found at

Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

2016 UMC Data Feedback Report PDF File Icon

IPEDS collects data on postsecondary education in the United States in seven areas: institutional characteristics, institutional prices, enrollment, student financial aid, degrees and certificates conferred, student persistence and success, and institutional human and fiscal resources. an An institution's Data Feedback Report is a report that graphically summarizes selected institutional data and compares the data with peer institutions. For more information about IPEDS please visit

National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE)

NSSE 2016 On-Campus Students PDF File Icon

Through its student survey, The College Student Report, NSSE annually collects information at hundreds of four-year colleges and universities about first-year and senior students' participation in programs and activities that institutions provide for their learning and personal development. The results provide an estimate of how undergraduates spend their time and what they gain from attending college. For more information about NSSE please visit

Persistence & Completion Academy

Persistence & Completion Academy

UMC currently is taking part in the Higher Learning Commission’s Persistence and Completion Academy. Information related to that work can be found below:

Other Links

Other Links

Academic Quality Improvement Program (AQIP)

Academic Quality Improvement Program (AQIP) utilizes a continuous improvement process and provides an alternative process through which an already-accredited institution can maintain its accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission. For more information on the accreditation process and HLC please visit

Strategic Planning

The University of Minnesota Crookston engages in a continuous process of strategic planning that aligns well with UMC’s participation in the Academic Quality Improvement Program (AQIP) accreditation pathway in the Higher Learning Commission. A new, ongoing strategic planning process began in 2014 and will continue throughout the current academic year and beyond. 

Office of Institutional Research - Twin Cities Campus

Institutional Analysis supports our stakeholders with institutional knowledge, expertise, and data-driven, user-focused perspectives. The University of Minnesota System strives to deliver data, content, communications, reporting, analysis, and research with the right information at the right time, to assist the community in gaining insight and making data-driven decisions at all organizational levels. 

Department Faculty & Staff

Department Faculty & Staff

Admin Consultant/Analyst 2
(218) 281-8277
Business/Systems Analyst 1
(218) 281-8278

Institutional Effectiveness

University of Minnesota Crookston

309 Selvig Hall

2900 University Ave

Crookston, MN 56716

PHONE: 218-281-8277



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