All Full-Time MBA students begin the program in the fall semester. To receive full consideration for scholarships and fellowships, we encourage you to apply early. All materials must be postmarked by the deadline. We will hold incomplete applications for review in a subsequent batch. Deadlines that occur on a holiday or weekend will be extended through the next business day.
Deadlines for All U.S. and International Applicants
U.S. Applicants Only
Provide the name of each institution you attended with complete information. Transcripts should be sent to the MBA program office.
MBA Admissions and Recruiting
Carlson School of Management
321 Nineteenth Avenue South, Suite 1-110
Minneapolis, MN 55455
A GMAT or GRE General Test that is not more than five years old is required for admission to the Full-Time MBA program. The GMAT must be submitted to be considered for a scholarship award; the GRE cannot be used as an alternate for scholarship awards.
For GMAT, arrange for the testing service to send an official score report to the MBA program office, code D2N-VJ-15. Results normally arrive 2-3 weeks after the test. For GRE, arrange for the testing service to send an official score report to us using institution code 8387. Results may take up to 8 weeks to arrive.
We require a personal statement of career goals and your objectives in pursuing an MBA degree; details can be found in the online application.
The personal statement questions are the following: