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U.S. News Ranks Undergrad Program No. 10 Among Public Universities

Tuesday, September 13, 2022

The Carlson School of Management’s Undergraduate Program was ranked among the top business schools in the country in rankings released Monday by U.S. News and World Report.

Placing No.10 among public universities is a one spot jump from a year ago. Overall, the program ranked No. 19.

“We are excited to be recognized as one of the best business programs in the country,” says Vlad Griskevicius, associate dean of the Undergraduate Program. “This ranking shows the strength of our program from top to bottom and highlights the important work of the faculty who teach the classes and the students who join our community.”

The Carlson School saw significant increases in several different subject areas, reflecting the overall strength of the Undergraduate Program. Among those areas, Marketing increased to No. 17 in the rankings, Management lept to No. 19, and Management Information Systems improved to No. 6. 

Overall, the Carlson School’s had five specialty areas placed among the top 25:

  • No. 6 — Management Information Systems
  • No. 17 — Marketing
  • No. 19 — Management
  • No. 20 — Analytics
  • No. 21 — Supply Chain Management/Logistics

“Taken together, these rankings reflect the caliber of our students, staff, and faculty,” adds Nick Wallace, assistant dean of the Undergraduate Program. “Our students get the important functional knowledge to succeed in business along with endless opportunities to use business as a force for good by working together to solve complex problems. I also want to thank the Undergraduate Program staff, whose work from recruitment to enrollment to academic advising, career coaching, and more provide our students with the support they need to be successful.”

The Carlson School’s rankings reflect a banner year for the University of Minnesota. Overall, the Twin Cities campus is now ranked in the top 25 among public universities, moving from No. 26 last year to No. 23 this year. This is the campus’ highest ranking in more than a decade.