Univ. Minnesota: What is a good GMAT score to get into the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota?

Carlson School of Management – University of Minnesota

“The mission of the Carlson School of Management is to discover transformative knowledge about the issues faced by organizations and managers in a dynamic global economy and create exceptional learning and career opportunities by facilitating an engaged and integrated community of scholars, students, and practitioners.  The vision of the Carlson School of Management is to engage individuals and organizations in the discovery and dissemination of transformative knowledge that enables them to make innovative, responsible, and effective contributions to a dynamic global economy.”

Quick facts:
Location:  Minneapolis, Minnesota
Size: 172 enrolled (full-time) ; 1,459 enrolled (part-time)
Average age of new entrants: 28
Tuition: $44,568 per year (full-time out-of-state) ; $1,176 per credit (part-time)
Website: <a href="http://www.csom.umn.edu/" onclick="__gaTracker('send', 'event', 'outbound-article', 'http://www.csom.umn.edu/', 'http://www.csom task management tool.umn.edu/’);”>http://www.csom.umn.edu/
Contact: 612-625-5555 (phone); ftmba@umn.edu (email)

FAQs
What is the average GMAT score for applicants accepted to the Carlson School of Management – University of Minnesota?
The average GMAT score of applicants accepted to the Carlson School of Management in 2011 was 686.  The GMAT range (10th-90th percentile) was 640-740.

Does the Carlson School of Management – University of Minnesota accept the GMAT and the GRE?
Yes, the Carlson School of Management accepts both the GMAT and the GRE for admission.

What is the average undergraduate GPA of applicants accepted to the the Carlson School of Management – University of Minnesota?
The average undergraduate GPA of applicants admitted to the Carlson School of Management in 2011 was 3.3.  The undergraduate GPA range (10th-90th percentile) was 2.74-3.9.

What is the average starting salary and bonuses for graduates from the Carlson School of Management – University of Minnesota?
The average base salary is $96,072.  On average, approximately 63 % of full-time graduates are employed at the time of graduation.  Approximately 88 % of full-time graduates of the class of 2011 were employed three months after graduation.

What programs are offered in addition to the traditional MBA?
Dual MBA Programs:

  • MBA/MHA w/  the University of Minnesota’s Master of Healthcare Administration Program
  • MBA/MPP w/ the Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs
  • MBA/JD w/ University of Minnesota Law School
  • MBA/MD w/ University of Minnesota Medical School
  • MBA/PharmD w/ University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy

For a full list of programs, including executive education, please visit the Carlson School of Management website at http://www.csom.umn.edu/.

Is work experience expected? How much?
The admissions committee strongly recommends applicants have a minimum of two years full-time professional work experience.  On average, incoming students have approximately four years of work experience prior to applying to business school.

Sources: US News & World Report; http://www.csom.umn.edu/

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