The Carlson School ranked No. 13 in the U.S. News and World Report’s 2015 rankings for Best Management Programs. In Undergraduate Business Programs and in Business Specialties rankings, three additional areas of the school also placed in the top 15.  

U.S. News ranked the Carlson School No. 15 in Best Undergraduate Business Programs, third in Management Information Systems, and 11th in Marketing.

To compile its rankings, U.S. News first categorizes colleges by mission and then gathers data from them on up to 16 indicators of academic excellence. Each factor is assigned a weight that reflects U.S. News’ judgment about how much a measure matters. Finally, the colleges and universities in each category are ranked against their peers, based on the composite weighted score.

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