• 2016


    JULY 1, 2015 to JUNE 30, 2016

School Statistics

Faculty Composition

  Fall 15 Fall 16
Tenured & Tenure Track Faculty 105 102
Endowed Chairs & Professorships 42 42
Full-Time Instructional Faculty 37 39

Enrollment by Degree Program (Fall)

  Fall 15 Fall 16
BSB 2500 2585
MBA Programs 1337 1304
Global Executive MBA 86 107
MSBA 40 83
MA-HRIR 158 162
MBT 106 100
MAcc 60 63
PhD Business Administration 95 90
MSBA n/a 21
MS-Finance n/a 27
MS-Supply Chain Mgmt. n/a 23
Total 4382 4545

Employment Offers

90 days after graduation (August)
  Fall 15 Fall 16
BSB 98% 97%
MBA, Full-Time 96% 97%
MSBA 100% 100%

Undergraduate Freshmen (Fall)

  Fall 15 Fall 16
Applicants 7085 7651
Admitted 1886 2127
Matriculated 553 586
Male 58% 58%
Female 42% 42%
Students of Color 13% 17%

Geographic Representation

  Fall 15 Fall 16
Minnesota 67% 67%
Wisconsin 13% 12%
Other U.S. 16% 16%
International 5% 5%
Average Class Rank (percentile) 90.9 90.8
Average ACT 29.4 29.4

MBA, Full-Time (Fall)

  Fall 15 Fall 16
Applicants 594 606
Admitted 232 274
Matriculated 86 104
Male 71% 68%
Female 29% 32%
Students of Color 19% 8%

Geographic Representation

  Fall 15 Fall 16
Minnesota 59% 54%
Other U.S. 24% 21%
International 17% 15%
Average years of work experience 4.54 4.82
Median undergraduate GPA 3.44 3.47
Median GMAT 695 690

MBA, Part-Time (Fall and Spring)

  Fall 15 Fall 16
Applicants 365 349
Admitted 311 283
Matriculated 269 236
Male 61% 63%
Female 39% 37%
Students of Color 11% 12%
Average years of work experience 5.66 5.50
Median undergraduate GPA 3.39 3.37
Median GMAT 595 600

CEMBA (Fall)

  Fall 15 Fall 16
Applicants 85 68
Admitted 74 67
Matriculated 43 47
Male 74% 85%
Female 26% 15%
Students of Color 24% 21%
Average years of work experience 13 14
Average undergraduate GPA 3.4 3.3

Financial Report


(in thousands of dollars)
  FY15 FY16 %Change
Tuition & Fees 81,292 82,642 2%
State Funding 7,419 7,446 0%
Endowment Earning & Gifts 12,823 13,119 2%
Executive Education 2,718 2,104 -25%
Consulting, Grants & Contracts 3,363 3,417 2%
Total Revenues 107,615 108,728 1%
As the result of rounding, chart totals 99.9%.


(in thousands of dollars)
  FY15 FY16 %Change
Personnel 59,705 59,925 0%
Central Administration Services 21,382 22,337 4%
Operating Expenses 11,652 12,077 4%
Research Salaries and Expenses 6,817 6,672 -2%
Scholarships 9,462 9,049 -4%
Total Expenses 109,018 110,060 1%



  • Assistant Professor Cyrus Aghamolla
    PhD, Columbia University
  • Associate Professor Aiyesha Dey
    PhD, Northwestern University
  • Associate Professor Gordon Duke
    PhD, University of Georgia
  • Assistant Professor Vivian Fang
    PhD, Tulane University
  • Professor Frank Gigler
    PhD, University of Minnesota
    Curtis L. Carlson Chair in Accounting
    Department Chair
  • Assistant Professor Michael Iselin
    PhD, Ohio State University
  • Professor Chandra Kanodia
    PhD, Carnegie Mellon University
    Arthur Andersen & Co./Duane R. Kullberg Chair in Accounting & Information Systems
  • Associate Professor Mozaffar Khan
    PhD, University of Toronto
    Honeywell Professor in Accounting
  • Assistant Professor Paul Ma
    PhD, Stanford University
  • Assistant Professor Joshua Madsen
    PhD, Stanford University
  • Assistant Professor Tjomme Rusticus
    PhD, University of Pennsylvania
  • Professor Pervin Shroff
    PhD, Stanford University
    Frederick H. Grose Chair in Accounting
  • Assistant Professor Gaoqing Zhang
    PhD, Stanford University
  • Associate Professor Ivy Zhang
    PhD, Stanford University
    Carl L. Nelson Professor of Accounting


  • Associate Professor Hengjie Ai
    PhD, University of Minnesota
  • Professor Gordon Alexander
    PhD, University of Michigan
    John Spooner Chair in Investment Management
  • Associate Professor Frederico Belo
    PhD, University of Chicago
    US Bancorp Professor in Financial Markets and Institutions
  • Assistant Professor Mark Egan
    PhD, University of Chicago
  • Professor Murray Frank
    PhD, Queens University
  • Professor Robert Goldstein
    PhD, University of California-Berkeley
    C. Arthur Williams, Jr./Minnesota Insurance Industry Chair
  • Professor Stephen Parente
    PhD, Johns Hopkins University
    Minnesota Insurance Industry Chair of Health Finance

    Associate Dean of MBA Programs
  • Assistant Professor Juliana Salomao
    PhD, Stanford University
  • Professor Rajdeep Singh
    PhD, Carnegie Mellon University
    Curtis L. Carlson Chair of Finance
    Associate Dean of Undergraduate Program
  • Assistant Professor Martin Szydlowski
    PhD, Northwestern University
  • Richard Thakor
    PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Associate Professor Tracy Yue Wang
    PhD, University of Maryland-College Park
  • Assistant Professor Colin Ward
    PhD, University of Pennsylvania
  • Professor Andrew Whitman
    PhD, University of Wisconsin
  • Professor Andrew Winton
    PhD, University of Pennsylvania
    Minnesota Chair in Banking & Finance
    Department Chair
  • Professor Jianfeng Yu
    PhD, University of Pennsylvania
    Piper Jaffray Professor in Finance


  • Assistant Professor Panagiotis (Panos) Adamopoulos
    PhD, New York University
  • Professor Gediminas Adomavicius
    PhD, New York University
    Carolyn I. Anderson Professor in Business Education Excellence
    Department Chair
  • Professor Ravi Bapna
    PhD, University of Connecticut
    Curtis L. Carlson Chair in Business Analytics and Information Systems
    Program Director of MS-Business Analytics
  • Sophia Bapna
    PhD, University of Minnesota
  • Assistant Professor Gordon Burtch
    PhD, Temple University
  • Assistant Professor Jason Chan
    PhD, New York University
  • Professor Shawn Curley
    PhD, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
    PhD Program Director
  • Professor Alok Gupta
    PhD, University of Texas-Austin
    Curtis L. Carlson Chair in Information Management
    Associate Dean of Faculty and Research
  • Associate Professor De Liu
    PhD, University of Texas at Austin
  • Assistant Professor Edward McFowland III
    PhD, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Associate Professor Gautam Ray
    PhD, Ohio State University
  • Associate Professor Yuqing Ren
    PhD, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Assistant Professor Soumya Sen
    PhD, University of Pennsylvania
  • Associate Professor Mani Subramani
    DBA, Boston University
  • Assistant Professor Akhmed Umyarov
    PhD, New York University


  • Professor Rohini Ahluwalia
    PhD, Ohio State University
    Curtis L. Carlson Trust Professor of Marketing
  • Professor Mark Bergen
    PhD, University of Minnesota
    James D. Watkins Chair in Marketing
  • Associate Professor Tony Cui
    PhD, University of Pennsylvania
    Margaret J. Holden and Dorothy A. Werlich Professor in Marketing
  • Professor Vladas Griskevicius
    PhD, Arizona State University
    Carlson Family Foundation Chair in Marketing

    Department Chair
  • Professor Michael Houston
    PhD, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
    Ecolab-Pierson M. Grieve Chair in International Marketing
  • Professor Deborah Roedder John
    PhD, Northwestern University
    Curtis L. Carlson Chair in Marketing
  • Professor George John
    PhD, Northwestern University
    General Mills/Paul S. Gerot Chair in Marketing
  • Professor Barbara Loken
    PhD, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
    David C. McFarland Professor in Marketing
  • Professor Joan Meyers-Levy
    PhD, Northwestern University
    Margaret J. Holden & Dorothy A. Werlich Professor
  • Professor Akshay Rao
    PhD, Virginia Polytechnic Institute
    General Mills Chair in Marketing
  • Associate Professor Joseph Redden
    PhD, University of Pennsylvania
    Board of Overseers Professor in Marketing
  • Assistant Professor Maria Ana Vitorino
    PhD, University of Chicago
  • Professor Kathleen Vohs
    PhD, Dartmouth University
    Land O'Lakes Chair in Marketing
    Distinguished McKnight University Professor
  • Assistant Professor Alison Jing Xu
    PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Assistant Professor Linli Xu
    PhD, University of Southern California
  • Assistant Professor Yi Zhu
    PhD, Carnegie Mellon University


  • Associate Professor Mary Benner
    PhD, Columbia University
  • Assistant Professor Sunasir Dutta
    PhD, Stanford University
  • Associate Professor Daniel Forbes
    PhD, New York University
  • Assistant Professor Russell Funk
    PhD, University of Michigan
  • Assistant Professor Aseem Kaul
    PhD, University of Pennsylvania
  • Assistant Professor Jiao Luo
    PhD, Columbia University
  • Professor Ian Maitland
    PhD, Columbia University
  • Professor Alfred Marcus
    PhD, Harvard University
    Edson Spencer Endowed Chair in Strategy & Technological Leadership
  • Professor Mary Nichols
    PhD, University of Kansas
  • Professor Harry Sapienza
    PhD, University of Maryland
    Curtis L. Carlson Chair in Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Professor Myles Shaver
    PhD, University of Michigan
    Pond Family Chair in the Teaching and Advancement of Free Market Principles
  • Associate Professor Paul Vaaler
    PhD, University of Minnesota
    John and Bruce Mooty Chair in Law & Business
  • Associate Professor Gurneeta Vasudeva Singh
    PhD, George Washington University
  • Professor Joel Waldfogel
    PhD, Stanford University
    Frederick R. Kappel Chair in Applied Economics
  • Assistant Professor Alex Wilson
    PhD, Duke University
  • Professor Akbar Zaheer
    PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Curtis L. Carlson Chair in Strategic Management
  • Professor Srilata Zaheer
    PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Elmer L. Andersen Chair in Global Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Professor Shaker Zahra
    PhD, University of Mississippi
    Robert E. Buuck Chair in Entrepreneurship
    Department Chair


  • Professor Karen Donohue
    PhD, Northwestern University
  • Associate Professor Susan Meyer Goldstein
    PhD, Ohio State University
  • Professor Arthur Hill
    PhD, Purdue University
    John & Nancy Lindahl Professor for Excellence in Business Education
  • Assistant Professor Ximin (Natalie) Huang
    PhD, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Professor William Li
    PhD, University of Waterloo
    Xian Dong Eric Jing Professor for Business Teaching and Research
  • Professor Kevin Linderman
    PhD, Case Western Reserve University
    Curtis L. Carlson Professors in Supply Chain and Operations
  • Assistant Professor Mili Mehrotra
    PhD, University of Texas at Dallas
  • Professor Chris Nachtsheim
    PhD, University of Minnesota
    Frank A. Donaldson Chair in Operations Management
  • Assistant Professor Karthik Natarajan
    PhD, University of North Carolina
  • Associate Professor Rachna Shah
    PhD, Ohio State University
  • Professor Kingshuk Sinha
    PhD, University of Texas-Austin
    The Mosaic Company Professor for Excellence in Corporate Responsibility
    Department Chair


  • Professor Avner Ben-Ner
    PhD, State University of New York-Stony Brook
  • Assistant Professor Alan Benson
    PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Professor John Budd
    PhD, Princeton University
    Industrial Relations Land Grant Chair
    Department Chair
  • Assistant Professor Elizabeth Campbell
    PhD, University of Maryland
  • Professor Michelle Duffy
    PhD, University of Arkansas
    Board of Overseers Professor of Human Resources and Industrial Relations
  • Professor Theresa Glomb
    PhD, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
    The Toro Company-David M. Lilly Chair in Human Resources
  • Professor John Kammeyer-Mueller
    PhD, University of Minnesota
  • Associate Professor Colleen Manchester
    PhD, Stanford University
  • Associate Professor Pri Shah
    PhD, Northwestern University
  • Assistant Professor Aaron Sojourner
    PhD, Northwestern University
  • Professor Connie Wanberg
    PhD, Iowa State University
    Industrial Relations Faculty Excellence Chair
  • Associate Professor Mary Zellmer-Bruhn
    PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Assistant Professor Le (Betty) Zhou
    PhD, University of Florida


Carlson Adminstration
  • Sri Zaheer

  • Alok Gupta
    Associate Dean, Faculty & Research
  • Jennifer Ninneman
    Assistant Dean, Faculty Affairs and Administrative Services
  • Stephen Parente
    Associate Dean, MBA Programs
  • Phil Miller
    Assistant Dean, MBA Programs
  • Raj Singh
    Associate Dean, Undergraduate Program
  • Kimberley Turner
    Assistant Dean, Undergraduate Program
  • Michael Houston
    Associate Dean, Global Institute
  • Anne D'Angelo
    Assistant Dean, Global Institute

  • Jody Tableporter
    Executive Director, Executive Education
  • Johnny Thompson
    Executive Director, Communications
  • Travis Smith
    Assistant Dean, Institutional Advancement
  • Morgan Kinross-Wright
    Executive Director, Corporate and Foundation Relations
  • Chris Mayr
    Senior Executive Director, Campaign Leadership Giving

Board of Overseers

  • Chair
    Robert J. Kueppers *
    Retired Senior Partner,
    Global Regulatory & Public Policy
    Deloitte LLP
  • Vice Chair
    James A. Lawrence
    Great North Star
  • Vice Chair
    Barbara J. Mowry *
    Chief Executive Officer
    Gore Creek Advisors
  • Brent G. Blackey *
    President & COO
    Holiday Companies
  • Mary Pat Blake *
    Founder and President
    Blake Strategic Consulting
  • Thia Breen +
    Group President, North America
    Estee Lauder Companies
  • Jon R. Campbell *
    EVP, Director of Government and Community Relations
    Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
  • Tod E. Carpenter *
    President & CEO
    Donaldson Company, Inc.
  • Andrew Cecere *
    President & COO
    U.S. Bancorp
  • Robert L. Duffy *
    Partner Emeritus
    A. T. Kearney, Inc.
  • Mary Jo Ekman
    Senior Vice President
    U.S. Retail Finance
    General Mills, Inc.
  • Matthew J. Ginter *
    Treasurer & Vice President
    Investor Relations
  • Chip Glaser *
    K. Charles Development Corp.
  • Luella G. Goldberg
    Lifetime Trustee
    University of Minnesota Foundation
  • Michael Hoffman *
    The Toro Company
  • David Holtze *
    Global Vice Chair, Finance - CFO
    Ernst & Young
  • Tim Huebsch *
    Ex-officio Member
    President, Carlson School Alumni Board
    Senior Solutions Manager, Supply Chain Field
    Solutions, Global Business Solutions
    General Mills, Inc.
  • Peter Janzen *
    SVP, General Counsel & CAO
    Land O'Lakes
  • Eric Jing *
    Ant Financial Services Group
  • Beth Kieffer Leonard *
    CPA, Managing Partner
    Lurie, LLP
  • Chris Koch *
    Carlisle Companies Inc.
  • Kathryn Marinello
    Senior Advisor
    Ares Management LLC
  • Catherine Mathis *
    SVP & Chief Communications Officer
    McGraw-Hill Education
  • Marcelo E. Montero
    Cargill Salt
    Cargill, Inc.
  • Bennett Morgan *
    Former President & COO
    Polaris Industries, Inc.
  • James L. Muehlbauer
    EVP, Chief Financial & Administrative Officer
    Valspar Corporation
  • Wendy Nelson
    Vice President
    Carlson Family Foundation
  • Chris Neugent
    Post Consumer Brands
  • Jim Owens
    President & CEO
    H.B. Fuller
  • Marcia Page *
    Founder and Executive Chair
    Värde Partners, Inc.
  • John S. Penshorn *
    SVP, Investor Relations
    UnitedHealth Group, Inc.
  • James Prokopanko
    Former President & CEO
    The Mosaic Company
  • Cindy Rodahl *
    EVP, Human Resources and Communications
  • Robert L. Senkler +
    Chairman & CEO
    Securian Financial Group, Inc.
  • Freeman Shen * +
    Co-Founder & CEO
    Pateo Group
  • Lee Skold *
    Former Corporate Vice President
    Cargill Inc.
  • Cathy Smith
    EVP & CFO
  • Thomas O. Staggs *
    Former COO
    The Walt Disney Company
  • H. William Walter * +
    President & Founder
    Heartland Realty Investors, Inc.
  • Peter Warwick
    Executive Vice President
    Thomson Reuters
  • Jill Wyant
    Executive Vice President and President
    Global Food & Beverage, Healthcare and Life Sciences
  • Mike Zechmeister *
    United Natural Foods, Inc.

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