The University of Minnesota Crookston tops the list in the latest rankings from U.S. News released in early September. In the category Midwest Top Public Regional Colleges for 2018, the U of M Crookston moves into first up from its third place ranking in 2017. The campus has ranked in the top 3 consecutively for 21 years including a number of times in the top slot.
The Top Public Baccalaureate Colleges category is comprised of institutions focused on undergraduate education and offering a range of degree programs but granting fewer than 50 percent of their degrees in the liberal arts.
The U of M Crookston shares the top spot with Valley City State University, N.D., and is followed by the University of Wisconsin Superior at number 3 and Lake Superior State University, Mich., and Mayville State University, N.D., both tied at number 4. To view the list, visit www.usnews.com/best-colleges/rankings/regional-colleges/top-public.
The exclusive rankings will be published in the new “Best Colleges 2018” guidebook available on newsstands October 10 – as well as on usnews.com/colleges on September 12.