For those interested in a quick glimpse of Crown College…

About Crown College

  • Founded in 1916 as St. Paul Bible Institute; changed name to Crown College in 1992
  • Located about 30 minutes west of Minneapolis, MN
  • A four-year, private Christian college with more than 30 accredited majors
  • On-campus degrees offered through School of Arts and Sciences
  • Online and Graduate degrees offered through School of Online Studies & Graduate School
  • Student body of nearly 1300 students, representing 40 countries; 20% of on-campus students come from diverse cultures
  • Student/faculty ratio of 15:1 and over 70% of our faculty hold Doctorate degrees
  • Nestled into 215 acres of majestic oaks, rolling hills, sparkling lakes and walking trails
  • Affiliated with the Christian and Missionary Alliance (C&MA) denomination, providing global access to 13,000+ churches in over 80 countries
  • Crown Alumni serve God in nearly every time-zone around the world
  • Ranked among the “Best Midwest Regional Colleges” by US News & World Report
  • Online programs ranked among nation’s “Top Online Programs” by US News & World Report and in the “Top Ten Online Christian Colleges” by
  • Recognized as a Military Friendly School by G.I. Jobs


  • Ranked in the Top Ten Most Affordable Christian Colleges in the Midwest by the Council of Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU)
  • 98% of our students receive financial aid
  • Average cash outlay (2012-13) is $10,320
  • Tuition is 20-40% less than most other private Christian colleges in the area

Athletics, Fine Arts & More at Crown

  • More than 25% of Crown students participate on one or more of our 11 NCAA-Division III athletics teams that compete in the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference (UMAC)
  • Crown is the only C&MA-affiliated college in the country with a football team
  • New Athletic Stadium opening Fall, 2013
  • For 30 years our Music Department has performed “Christmas in Crown Chapel,” a community tradition
  • Over 50% of graduating seniors will have gone on at least one InterCultural Experience (ICE) trip while at Crown
  • Campus includes a highly ranked 18-hole disc golf course and miles of walking/running trails