About

Belong. Connect. Serve.

Crown remains an exceptional private Christian college nearly 100 years after its opening. We are passionate in our preparation of Christians who serve Christ and influence the world. Located just west of Minneapolis, Minn., Crown is distinguished by a commitment to deliver a Christ-centered education that is academically excellent and globally connected. Ranked among the “Best Midwest Regional Colleges” by US News & World Report, Crown offers a variety of professional and graduate programs, available online or on campus. As one of the 10 most affordable Christian colleges in the Midwest, according to the Coalition for Christian Colleges and Universities, you will find our commitment to providing an affordable private college education is unrivaled.

  • Christ-Centered

  • Every graduate is equipped with a dual major, one in Christian Studies and one for the student’s specific calling.

  • Learn About Our Core Values
  • Academic Excellence

  • We have more than 40 accredited degree programs, small class sizes and a low student to faculty ratio.

  • Learn About Academics
  • Affordable

  • Crown is ranked in the “Top 10 Most Affordable Christian Colleges in the Midwest” by the CCCU, with 98 percent of students receiving financial aid. Tuition is 20-40 percent less than most of the other private Christian colleges in the area.

  • See Financial Aid
  • Globally Connected

  • At Crown, more than 18 percent of students come from diverse cultures. More than 40 countries are represented in the student body, with connections to more than 80 countries around the world, and 50 percent of graduates participated in an inter-cultural experience trip or served internationally.

  • Center For Global Initiatives
  • Meet the Crown Faculty

  • Our faculty is comprised of scholars and industry professionals who are dedicated to teaching and mentoring future leaders through personal experience and a Christ-centered education.

  • Meet the Faculty
  • Athletics

  • More than 25 percent of our students participate on our NCAA Division III athletics teams, learning how to be tomorrow’s leaders through sportsmanship and teamwork.

  • Learn About Athletics
  • Fine Arts

  • Our music department is on the cutting edge of musical performance and ministry, embracing diversity and performing to the glory of God.

  • Learn About Fine Arts