Crown College ranked among Best Regional Colleges in the Midwest

Crown College ranked among Best Regional Colleges in the Midwest

St. Bonifacius, MN, September 21, 2017 – U.S. News & World Report just released their 2018 ranking of the Best Regional Colleges. Located in the Midwest region, Crown College was ranked #53 for overall school quality based on graduation rates, retention rates, and academic reputation.

“Crown College is honored to be ranked in the top tier of all regional colleges in the 12-state Midwest area. With many great public and private colleges in our region, this achievement indicates the quality of our students and faculty while giving us room to improve even more in the years ahead,” said Dr. Joel Wiggins, President of Crown College.

In addition to being recognized as a Best Regional College, Crown was also named in the top 25% of Best Colleges for Your Money in MONEY Magazine and in the Top 15 Best Online Graduate Schools by Christian Universities Online.

When asked about what makes Crown unique from other colleges in the area, Provost and VP of Academic Affairs Scott Moats said, “Crown College has a desire to personalize the learning experience for each of our students. We have a sincere passion to understand who they are, what their goals entail, and the course of study they wish to pursue. We take our C.A.R.E. (challenge, advise, remediate, and encourage) initiative to the next level by customizing the Crown College experience for each and every student.”

About Crown College

Ranked among the “Best Midwest Regional Colleges” by U.S. News & World Report, Crown College has been preparing students for service and leadership for more than 100 years. As a fully-accredited Christian college located just west of Minneapolis, MN, Crown offers more than 45 on-campus and online degree programs at the undergraduate and graduate level and competes athletically at the NCAA Division III level. For more information, visit

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