University of Minnesota MBA


  • AACSB Accredited
  • 100% Online
  • With the Carlson Online MBA Program, students in control of their education.
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Avg. GMAT score: 690
  • Avg. GRE score: 321
  • Avg. Undergrad GPA: 3.45


  • The Carlson MBA Program provides 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. Graduation credit requirement is 52 credits.
  • Courses are offered on an academic semester schedule – fall, spring, and summer.

Program Structure

  • The Carlson Online MBA program offers the flexibility for students to tailor their studies to meet their individual career needs.
  • Establish a foundation of fundamental business knowledge through core classes that cover everything from marketing to supply chain and operations. Build your expertise by choosing from a wide variety of electives that match your professional interests and career goals.

Career Resources

  • Participation in professional workshops and career conferences
  • On-campus recruiting opportunities
  • One-on-one career coaching
  • Job search tools
  • Networking

Admission Requirements

  • Two years of full-time work experience
  • Official GMAT or GRE test score*
  • Transcripts
  • Personal statement essay
  • Two professional recommendations
  • Resume
  • Video Essay


  • $1,581/credit
  • Total Cost:- $79,820

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.

US News and Report Ranking

  • #204 in Best Online Bachelor’s Programs
  • #208 in Best Online MBA Programs
  • #208 in Best Online Master’s in Education Programs
  • #132-#173 in Best Online Master’s in Nursing Programs

Acceptance Rate

  • 84%

University Reviews

  • Least a handful of online MBA programs that are as good as or better than most of the schools.