Location & Facilities

Our Location

The Carlson School of Management is located in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul. Nestled amid the University of Minnesota campus, it's a collegiate environment within walking distance of a major metropolitan area. Our position in Minneapolis offers access to a thriving business community, a multitude of housing options, a diverse arts scene, and an array of nationally renowned restaurants, parks, lakes, and green spaces. 

For work, housing, and play, the Twin Cities area is a great place to call home, year-round.

About the Twin Cities

  • Home to 15 Fortune 500 companies 
  • Ranked No. 5 best city for new college grads in the United States
  • Named No. 5 most innovative city in America
  • Cited as No. 4 best city for female entrepreneurs
  • Supported by a robust public transportation system including bus, rail, commuter train, bike sharing, and more
  • Named the No. 1 healthiest city in the United States
  • Ranked No. 3 among cities with the highest well-being
  • Host to four major league sports teams and top-ranked baseball stadium Target Field
  • Minnesota ranked second most bicycle-friendly state

Our Facilities

The Carlson School of Management is housed in two state-of-the-art buildings on the picturesque University of Minnesota campus. The Carlson School building and adjoining Hanson Hall were built to support collaboration and engagement.

  • 42 classrooms equipped with the latest communication technologies
  • 35 breakout rooms designated for student group meetings
  • 180-seat lecture hall and 250-seat auditorium
  • 22 interview rooms for on-site recruiting
  • Wireless internet access network running on 802.11n technology
  • In-house Caribou Coffee
  • Media room containing video conference technology
  • Experiential learning laboratories
  • Student lounges
  • Research facilities
  • Two computer labs dedicated to Carlson School students

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.