The Carlson School invites you to be and do something truly special. Belong to a unique community of inquisitive thinkers and engaged faculty who bring a wealth of experience to the program and bring out the best in one another. Become the leader you were meant to be through a wealth of opportunities beyond the classroom.
of graduates received job offers 90 days after graduation (5-year average)
U.S. public university business faculty for intellectual contributions
U.S. News and World Report - Best Full-Time MBA Program
Join a Vibrant Business Community
Minnesota is home to a thriving business community, ranking 6th best state for business. The Minneapolis-St. Paul area boasts 17 Fortune 500 company headquarters.
Build your Career
The Carlson School offers one-of-a-kind experiential learning opportunities, connecting students with real-world projects. And this work gets noticed. 97% of 2016 graduates received employment offers within 90 days of graduation.
Expand your Network
With 55,000+ alumni in 95 countries, joining the Carlson School means instantly expanding your network. You'll also get access to one-on-one support from faculty ranked no. 3 for intellectual contributions in business among U.S public universities.
The Carlson School commissioned MBA student Laura Johnson to explore the idea of "Business as a Force for Good" and depict her findings on canvas. Follow Laura’s journey as she creates a mural that visualizes how we are connected with our communities and one another through business
Brand Management at Starbucks
Sean Wyley, '18 MBA
Over the course of the summer, we had amazing opportunities as interns to connect across the company, experience the best of Seattle, and gain one-on-one access to literally every member of the senior leadership team.
Consulting at Deloitte
Surya Tej Chitturi, '18 MBA
Throughout the whole internship, I was always supported by my peers and allowed to take critical decisions, participate in meetings, drive discussions and significantly contribute. I met a set of amazing practitioners from Deloitte and leaders from the client organization.
Explore Our Home in Minneapolis
The Carlson School is located in the heart of Minneapolis-St. Paul: a thriving business community and one of the nation's top-rated places to live, work, and play. Take a video tour of our community.