University of Minnesota, Crookston
University of Minnesota, Crookston
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UMC Advantage


With a campus-wide focus on technology, each curriculum incorporates our distinctive electronic learning environment into the educational lessons. Our students learn to maneuver around computer systems beyond the basic programs into programs specific to their fields of study.

Job Placement

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Our 98% job placement rate after graduation shows that our graduates are competitive applicants for today’s companies. It is the UMC Advantages in technology, hands-on experience, internships, and networking, to name a few, that make our graduates successful in the working world.

Hands-on Experience

Internships, supervised on-the-job training experiences, give our students exposure to relevant hands-on experience necessary to progress into top positions after graduation. The skills learned make them competitive applicants to professional positions and re-affirm their desired occupation.

Service learning, a method of teaching and learning through active participation, combines academic classroom curriculum with meaningful community service projects. U of M, Crookston students benefit educationally while gaining hands-on experience and simultaneously helping the community.


The Red River Valley in northwestern Minnesota is a great, safe place for our students featuring attractions that compliment our institution’s majors. Students enjoy the relaxed atmosphere in Crookston, MN while bustling cities with shopping, arts, and entertainment are just a quick drive away!

One-Rate Tuition

UMC’s one-rate tuition plan guarantees out-of-state residents tuition equal to in-state tuition, saving our national student thousands of dollars per year! Learn more about tuition costs.

Learning Abroad

As a coordinate campus of the University of Minnesota system, UMC and its students benefit from the connections the U of M has developed as a leader in international educational opportunities. With over 300 programs in over 60 different countries, your learning abroad program will be exactly what you were looking for! Visit the U of M, Crookston Learning Abroad office or browse all learning abroad options available to University of Minnesota students!


Meeting professionals in your field will add to your educational experience and ease your job search after graduation. From internships to involvement in clubs and organizations traveling to regional and national conferences, you will meet experts in your academic area to guide you into your next steps in the professional world.

Caring Faculty

Our faculty is respected in their academic expertise and is there to guide you in academic decisions. The faculty at UMC stands together with staff and students, always taking the time to welcome new members to the UMC community, watch current students grow into leaders, and connect with past students to hear their success stories.