Bret Hyder is the Director of Admissions at Crown College, a four-year Christian College located in St. Bonifacius, MN.  Bret oversees the enrollment of undergraduate students, ensuring each student is a good fit both academically and spiritually.  He has spent his entire career in education, four years as a teacher and the past six in higher ed.   Under Bret’s tenure, Crown has grown to nearly 700 undergraduate students, increasing enrollment by 8%, bucking the national trend for private colleges.  He has a passion for helping students and families understand their investment in a college degree, and enjoys aligning students’ dreams and talents into a career.

He is married to Laura, his wife of 8 years and has three kids, Turner, 4, Brooklyn, 2, and Hudson, one month.