Frequently Asked Questions
What is your application deadline?
We have rolling admissions, which means we will take applications any time. However, students must be accepted by the first day of class. PSEO students must be accepted by July 15. Please go to the Early College section to learn more.
What is the minimum GPA required for acceptance?
A minimum 2.0 GPA is required for standard acceptance. Certain majors may require a higher GPA for acceptance into that department.
How long does the acceptance decision take?
Once we have received all the pieces of your completed application file, it goes through a review process that can take up to two weeks.
Is there an application fee? Can it be waived?
There is no application fee if you apply before January 1 of your senior year. After that, the fee will be waived if you visit the campus.
Will Crown honor a home study program or diploma?
Yes. We will need an official transcript and a cumulative GPA. Also, the transcript should include a graduation date and signature of the primary educator. Please contact your counselor to determine the best way to submit a home school transcript.
In what athletic associations, divisions and conferences does Crown participate?
Are students required to purchase a meal plan?
All undergraduate students residing on campus are required to participate in one of the four food service meal plans. Please visit our food services plans and guidelines page for complete details.
Do I have to be a Christian to apply to Crown College?
Yes. The mission of Crown College is to provide a biblically based education for Christian leadership in the Christian and Missionary Alliance, the Church-at-large and the world. Crown College graduates are uniquely prepared for professional excellence and Christian leadership. Crown hires faculty and staff, and admits students, who affirm this mission, our statement of faith and our community covenant.
What denomination are you affiliated with?
Christian and Missionary Alliance. Our students come from a wide variety of denominational backgrounds.
Which buildings are available for me as a new student?
Richardson and Strohm halls are available for first-year female students. Main hall is available for male students.
Transfers may live in any residence hall. We try to place transfer students in similar class level housing.
What is an RD?
Resident Directors (RDs) are professionally educated adults who live in the residence halls and provide services for leadership training, counseling, administration and participation in the personal development of students. They are available to students for friendship, counsel and help in all areas of college life.
What is an RA?
Resident Assistants (RAs) are upper-class students that serve as a resource and source of information for students. RAs are chosen based on their desire to serve others and God, as well as their abilities and leadership skills. RAs are trained to assist in establishing community, resolving conflicts, and maintaining community standards.
Are there tutoring services available on campus?
Yes, our Study Lab offers tutors in all areas of study, including assistance with grammar and other special services.
What does it mean to be a full-time student?
A full-time student takes at least 12 credits per semester. If you drop a course, withdraw from a course, or do not pass a course, and you fall below 12 credits during a semester, you are not considered a full time student during that semester. Athletes must have 12 credits to be eligible for varsity athletic participation.
What is the cost of tuition at Crown?
What is the FAFSA?
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is an application to determine eligibility for state and federal aid. Crown recommends that all students complete the FAFSA as part of the financial aid process.
May freshmen have cars on campus?
What is the cost of room and board?
Please visit our tuition page for current semester and annual room fees and meal plan fees. Note that all freshmen must be on the full meal plan. Upperclassmen can choose from several different plans.
Where will I receive mail and what address should I use?
Mail is delivered to the Main building where each student is assigned a mailbox.
The following mailing address should be used:
Campus Box (box # assigned during registration)
8700 College View Drive
St. Bonifacius, MN 55375
Do you offer online classes?
Yes! We have a large amount of 100% online degrees ranging from an Associates Degree all the way to a Master’s Degree.