Facts and Figures
The Carlson School of Management's educational programs and faculty are highly ranked, both nationally and internationally.
|U.S. News & World Report||Best Undergraduate Business Programs||2015||15th|
|Bloomberg Businessweek||Undergraduate Business Programs||2014||46th nationwide|
|Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal||Top 25 Colleges & Universities||2010||1st|
|Management Information Systems||U.S. News & World Report||Best Undergraduate Business Programs, specialties||2015||3rd|
|Marketing||U.S. News & World Report||Best Undergraduate Business Programs, specialties||2015||11th|
|Management||U.S. News & World Report||Best Undergraduate Business Programs, specialties||2015||13th|
MBA Part-Time Program
|Bloomberg BusinessWeek||Top Business Schools||2011||66th nationwide; 12th in the Midwest region|
|U.S. News and World Report||America's Best Graduate Schools||2014||15th|
|Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal||Top 25 MBA||2010||1st|
MBA Full-Time Program
|Bloomberg BusinessWeek||MBA Job Placement||2012||20th|
|Bloomberg BusinessWeek||Top Business Schools||2012||35th|
|The Economist*U.S. Ranking||Which MBA?||2013||32nd|
|The Economist*International Ranking||Which MBA?||2013||53rd|
|The Economist*International Ranking||Full-Time Global MBA Ranking||2014||54th|
|Forbes||The Top MBA Programs in the U.S.||2013||25th|
|Poets & Quants||Top 100 U.S. MBA Programs of 2012||2012||27th|
|U.S. News and World Report||America's Best Graduate Schools||2014||33rd|
Executive MBA - Minneapolis
|Bloomberg BusinessWeek||Top Business Schools||2013||24th|
|Financial Times*International Ranking||Executive MBA Rankings||2012||80th|
Faculty and Research
|Academic Ranking of World Universities||Economics and Business Faculty||2014||10th|
|Academic Ranking of World Universities||World Universities||2014||30th|
|University of Texas, Dallas||Top 100 World Business School Research Rankings||2013||16th|
|Texas A&M University/University of Florida||Management Department Productivity Rankings||2013||1st|
In 1920, the University of Minnesota became the 18th school to be accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). AACSB accreditation assures quality and promotes excellence and continuous improvement in undergraduate and graduate business education worldwide.
AACSB International is an association of educational institutions, businesses, and other organizations devoted to the advancement of higher education in management education. It is also the premier accrediting agency of collegiate business schools and accounting programs worldwide.
Located at the University of Minnesota on the west bank of the Mississippi River in Minneapolis and part of one of the leading public research land grant universities in the country, the Carlson School of Management has a rich history of preparing and educating the world's current and future business leaders.
Since its founding in 1919 as the University of Minnesota School of Business, the school has grown, changed names, and moved locations, all while maintaining a continued commitment to excellence. This evolution has been helped through the generosity of many business partners, most notably Curt Carlson and Herbert M. Hanson, Jr.
In 1986, Curt Carlson, successful entrepreneur, alumnus, and namesake of the Carlson School, donated the funds to build the School's current home, the spacious, state-of-the-art Carlson School of Management building. In 2008, Herbert M. Hanson, Jr., benefactor and University alumnus, supported the construction of Hanson Hall, effectively consolidating the Carlson School's undergraduate classrooms, services, and programs in one location.
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