Welcome to the Carlson School
The Carlson School is located on the West Bank of the University's Twin Cities campus in the heart of the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro. We are part of a thriving business community that is also home to major companies like Target, 3M, Medtronic, Best Buy, General Mills, and UnitedHealth Group, as well as a growing entrepreneurial scene.
Living in Minneapolis
The Carlson School is positioned in the heart of the thriving Minneapolis-St. Paul metro, a business community that includes 18 Fortune 500 company headquarters, and offers endless career opportunities, exceptional quality of life, and a vibrant social scene.
A Powerful Network
Access the Carlson School network and discover a new world of opportunities. The network is made up of:
- 53,000+ Carlson School alumni in 95+ countries
- Hundreds of partner companies and organizations
Parking & Transportation
Bike, bus/light rail, driving to school, there are many options for how you get to class. Free campus shuttles will carry you everywhere on campus. Or park in one of the many lots around the Carlson School. Contract parking is available to students each semester.
A Campus Community for Everyone
The Carlson School provides opportunities—in the classroom and outside it—for students to develop the intercultural skills necessary in today’s interconnected world. We support students of all backgrounds with programs and services that meet them where they are and ensure success.
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
We are committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive community that encourages all to reach their full potential through learning, working, and service.
The University of Minnesota’s support of our military community goes back to the founding of the University in 1869.