|As one of the leading MBA programs in the United States, Carlson School of Management
offers the following concentrations towards an MBA degree. Please
keep reading to see the major employers of MBA graduates of Carlson School of Management.
On the following screen, you will also see all materials required
for MBA admissions application, including MBA essays, reference
letters, TOEFL score, and application fee. By clicking the logo
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Accounting, Finance, Marketing, Operations, Management Information Systems,
Entrepreneurship, Health Care Management, Supply Chain Management,
E-business, International Strategic Management
TOP 10 EMPLOYERS
- US Bancorp
- Piper Jaffray, US Bancorp
- Deloitte Consulting
- General Mills
- CBS Marketwatch
- Alliance Capital
3 required essays
Interview (highly recommended)
2 letters of recommendation
1 official transcript from each institute
GMAT (ETS code: 6874)
$ 60 fee ($ 90 for international applicants)
International applicants should also provide:
TOEFL (ETS code: 6874-02, a minimum of 580 on paper-based or 240 on
Each year about 120 students enter the full-time Carlson MBA Program. These
students possess a wide variety of work and academic experiences and a range
of professional aspirations. As part of its highly competitive selection
process, the program looks at a variety of criteria that measure the
candidate’s demonstrated or potential abilities as a student, manager, and
- Past academic performance, including areas of academic strength and
trends in performance, with greater weight given to more recent study.
- General intellectual ability as measured by scores on the Graduate
Management Admission Test (GMAT). All three scores: Verbal, Quantitative,
and Analytical Writing Assessment, are important.
- Demonstrated ability to assume responsibility and achieve measurable
results, as principally measured by the type, level, and amount of work
experience. We also take into account leadership and extracurricular
activities while in school and military service.
- Personal statement of goals, accomplishments, and experience.
- Interpersonal and communication skills. We encourage applicants to
schedule a personal interview with an MBA admissions staff member.
- Letters of recommendation. We consider the comments made by others who
can evaluate your accomplishments, your communication and interpersonal
skills, and your leadership potential.
COST AND FINANCIAL AID
The Carlson School and the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, offer MBA
students a variety of programs to assist them with expenses while pursuing
an MBA degree. Included are fellowship opportunities for high academic
credentials, graduate assistantships, need and non-need loan programs, and
work-study funds. International students are eligible for several of the
scholarships as well as the MBA LOANS program, the SELF loan, and graduate
assistantships. Other organizations, such as the Twin Cities chapters of the
National Black MBA Association and the National Society of Hispanic MBA's,
provide scholarships as well.
1. Please evaluate yourself as a leader. Where have you demonstrated
excellence? (200 words)
2. What do you consider to be your most important personal and professional
accomplishments? (400 words)
3. Why are you applying to the full-time Carlson MBA Program, what do you
hope to experience and contribute, and what are your plans and goals after
you receive your MBA? (600 words)
Address: Carlson School of Management, 321 19th Avenue South, Minneapolis,
E-Mail: [email protected] Website: www.csom.umn.edu Phone: 800-926-9431