Part-Time MBA Tuition & Financial Aid

The Carlson MBA Program provides academic grounding, hands-on experience, and global connections that can translate into new opportunities and long-term career growth. The cost of your education is determined by the number of credits you need to graduate. Graduation credit requirement is 52 credits.

2020-2021 Tuition

  2018 Curriculum Pre-2018 Curriculum


Per Course $3,162 for a 2-credit course
$4,743 for a 3-credit course
$6,324 for a 4-credit course
$2,884 for a 2-credit course
$4,326 for a 3-credit course
$5,768 for a 4-credit course
  These figures do not reflect student fees, books, course materials, or other incidental costs such as parking. Tuition levels are set by the Board of Regents in July of each year. Rates are subject to yearly increases.  

Semester Fees

Collegiate fees $290 (8 credits or less)
Transportation fee $25

Academic Records Fee

A one time academic records fee of $150 will be charged to all students during the first semester of the program.

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 (612-626-0750), our Carlson MBA financial aid representative.

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