• 100%

    of Carlson School students complete an international experience

  • 97%

    of freshmen return for their sophomore year

  • #1

    Faculty ranked No. 1 in management research productivity

  • 96.9%

    of the 2016 graduating class reported job placement within three months of graduation

  • 17

    Fortune 500 companies headquartered in Minnesota

  • 586

    new freshmen students joined the Carlson School community in 2016

  • #15

    "Best Undergraduate Business Programs Rankings" - U.S. News & World Report

  • 20+

    business-focused student organizations at the Carlson School


  • Join the Community

    At the Carlson School, your student experience transcends the confines of the classroom. We have the welcoming community you might expect from a small college, within walking distance from a robust metropolitan area. 

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  • Access Personalized Support

    Whatever success means to you, the Carlson School professional staff will help you get there. Begin charting your academic and career journeys with professional staff dedicated to you from your first year.

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  • Discover an Innovative Curriculum

    Starting as a freshman, you’ll engage with an innovative business curriculum in small classes that empower each student to weigh in on the discussion.

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  • Explore the World

    We shape leaders poised to succeed in a global business environment. All students choose an international experience to expand their cultural perspective and engage with international business. 

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Carlson School Commencement 10

    Imagine Your Arrival

    New Undergraduate Students


    Watch students, faculty, and staff welcome the Carlson School class of 2020 as they embark on welcome week, and meet some incoming students.

  • Claire Dolney, '17 BSB

    I love that I have been immersed in the business school with exceptional career resources and supportive, friendly staff, and professors since day one.

    Claire Dolney, ’17 BSB
  • Nicholas Alm, '18 BSB

    Carlson gave me the tools to explore my passions, learn from the best companies and faculty. It also taught me how to have fun while doing it.

    Nicholas Alm, ’18 BSB
  • Akansha Ashokan, '18 BSB

    The resources and experiences you need to better yourself professionally and personally are available to you the first day you walk in the door.

    Akansha Ashokan, ’18 BSB