Part-Time MBA Tuition & Aid

The Carlson MBA Program provides an 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. The graduation credit requirement is 52 credits.

Part-Time MBA 2024-2025 Tuition and Fees

Fee TypeAmount
Per Course$3,594 for a 2-credit course  
$5,391 for a 3-credit course  
$7,188 for a 4-credit course

Tuition and fees: These figures do not reflect student fees, books, course materials, or other incidental costs such as parking. The Board of Regents sets tuition levels in July of each year. Rates are subject to yearly increases.

Semester Fees

Fee TypeAmount
Collegiate fees$303 (8 credits or less); $606 (9 credits or more)
Transportation fee$74

Additional Costs

Fee TypeAmount
Academic records$150 - A one-time academic records fee will be charged to all students during the first semester of the program.
Tuition deposit$200 - Due upon admission, is applied toward tuition
Book & course materials$200/class (approximately) - The estimated cost of books and course materials 


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 One Stop Student Services for assistance.


Carlson Corporate Discount

Employees from partner companies will receive a tuition discount for the Part Time MBA. The discount will apply for the duration of their program as long as they remain employed at a corporate discount partner company. Your employment with a corporate partner will be verified at the time of enrollment. Inform us promptly of any changes in your employment status to ensure accurate verification. Learn more.

Learn more about scholarship opportunities

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