Carlson School Undergraduate Students

Undergraduate Program

Upperclassmen serving as peer-mentors in the Carlson Crew program greet the Class of 2019 on College Day during Welcome Week.


new freshmen students joined the Carlson School community in 2014


of Carlson School students embark on an international experience


of freshmen return for their sophomore year



Faculty ranked No. 1 in management research productivity


of the 2015 graduating class reported job placement within three months of graduation


Fortune 500 companies in nearby Minneapolis and St. Paul 

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. Gather your new friends, and explore the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, one of the country’s top rated places to live, work, and play.

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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. Your academic adviser will help you stay on track toward graduation, while career coaches lead you to an array of personalized opportunities to jumpstart your career.

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Discover an Innovative Curriculum

Unlike other schools, Carlson School undergraduates begin exploring business right away. Starting as a freshman, you’ll engage with an innovative curriculum in small classes that empower each student to weigh in on the discussion.  In year one, you will take courses like Introduction to Contemporary Management and Corporate Responsibility & Ethics to get immediate exposure to business fundamentals.

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Explore the World

We shape leaders poised to succeed in a global business environment. All Carlson School students choose an international experience to expand their cultural perspective, engage with the world of international business, and build lasting friendships around the globe. There’s no better time to explore a new place.

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The fall 2016 freshmen application is now available on the University of Minnesota Office of Admissions website. The deadline to apply is December 15, 2015.