The cost of your education is determined by the number of credits you need to graduate. Graduation credit requirements range between 48 and 57 credits.

2017-2018 Tuition



*Non-residents taking more than 11 credits per semester pay $1,963/credit for each additional credit.

Per Course $2,750 for a 2-credit course
$4,125 for a 3-credit course
$5,500 for a 4-credit course
  These figures do not reflect student fees, books, course materials, or other incidental costs. Tuition levels are set by the Board of Regents in July of each year. Rates are subject to yearly increases.

Please Note: Pending Board of Regents approval, we anticipate that tuition for the Part-Time MBA program will be $1535/credit for a total of 52 credits beginning in Fall 2018.

Semester Fees

Collegiate fees $290 (8 credits or less)
Transportation fee $24.00

Tuition Deposit

A $200 deposit, due upon admission, is applied toward tuition.

Books and Course Materials

The estimated cost of books and course materials is approximately $200/class.

Financial Aid

Some employers offer reimbursement programs for employees who enroll in the Carlson MBA Program. To cover additional expenses, the University of Minnesota's office of student financial aid provides federal educational loan programs.

To apply for financial aid, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). You may complete it anytime; the University will process the application after you have been admitted. The University of Minnesota FAFSA code is 003969.

If you have questions about loan programs, contact Jim Parker, the Carlson MBA financial aid representative, at 612-626-0750.