Recognitions range from online programs, to student residence halls, to affordability

    The University of Minnesota Crookston recently earned a number of accolades for the educational quality of both its online and on-campus programs. The recognition comes from a variety of sources.

     • The U of M Crookston is ranked among the “Top Public Universities in Minnesota” (at number 3) for 2017 by Niche, an online educational resource. The resource also lists UMC among the 10 ten (at number 9) “Best Colleges in Minnesota” and among the top 10 (at number 8) “Best Online Colleges in America.” See the full lists at www.niche.com/colleges/university-of-minnesota---crookston/rankings.

     • Niche also ranked the U of M Crookston at number 2 on the list of “Best College Dorms in Minnesota.” The campus earned a grade of “A” for its residence halls. The ranking is based on statistics and student reviews, and Niche states, “Top-ranked colleges offer outstanding campus housing that is safe and clean with modern amenities at reasonable prices.” Refer to www.niche.com/colleges/search/best-college-dorms/s/minnesota.

     • The University of Minnesota Crookston has been 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. View the full list at www.onlinecollegeplan.com/best-online-college.

     • The University of Minnesota Crookston is ranked among the “25 Best Colleges in Minnesota” for 2017 by College Choice, an online college resource. The list is dominated by private colleges and universities, as 18 of the 25 spots are taken by private schools. Ranked at number 20 on the list, UMC is one of only four public universities among the top 20. Those four include the Twin Cities, Morris, Duluth, and Crookston campuses of the University of Minnesota. View the full list at www.collegechoice.net/rankings/best-colleges-in-minnesota.

     • College Choice also ranked the U of M Crookston’s online degree program in Accounting among the top 35 (at number 30) “Best Online Bachelor’s in Accounting Degrees" in the nation for 2017. See the full list at www.collegechoice.net/rankings/online-accounting-degrees.

     • The University of Minnesota Crookston’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/about-best-communications-degrees.

     • The online education resource OnlineU ranked the U of M Crookston among the top 25 (at number 12) “Most Affordable Online Colleges for Healthcare Administration Degrees” in the nation for 2017 for its online degree program in Health Management by. See the full list at www.onlineu.org/most-affordable-colleges/healthcare-administration-degrees.