Applicants must complete and submit an application for the MS in Business Analytics program through the Apply Yourself system. The system allows applicants to save their work and return to it at any time. Supporting materials and the application fee can also be submitted through the online application system.
A guest profile and password are required to start the online application.
Select "Summer 2015" for "Entry Term" and "Business Analytics - MS" for "Intended Program."
Read the instructions below carefully before completing your application.
Transcripts for each institution of higher learning from which you have earned credit must be submitted with your on-line application, this includes partial or incomplete transcripts for all higher education courses. We allow for unofficial transcripts or academic records to be uploaded directly to the ApplyYourself on-line application. Non-English transcripts must be accompanied by an English translation. If admitted, you must submit official transcripts or academic records prior to your enrollment at the University of Minnesota.
Unofficial transcripts or academic records must be uploaded directly to the ApplyYourself online application BEFORE you submit the application.
Non-English transcripts must be accompanied by an English translation.
Please do not submit paper or fax copies of this material--this will cause delays in your application processing.
If you have previously enrolled at any University of Minnesota campus, you can obtain electronic copies of your transcripts from OneStop student services
Uploading transcripts - please click here for important instructions.
International applicants - (or any student with transcripts from a foreign institution)- please click here for more details about transcripts (this includes some specific instructions for students from Chinese institutions).
All transcripts and academic records uploaded to the online application system are considered unofficial. If you are admitted, you must submit official transcripts or academic records before you enroll at the University of Minnesota. Official transcripts must be sent directly to the Graduate School Admissions Office from the institution. An official, certified (signature and seal) English translation must accompany non-English transcripts. For English language translation services in the Twin Cities area, click here. The University of Minnesota reserves the right to require the submission of official transcripts or credentials any time during the admission review process.
Complete the applicable sections on this page if you are submitting GRE, TOEFL, or IELTS scores. If you are submitting GMAT scores, you must select Business Analytics - MS as your proposed major/degree objective on the Application Information page to access the Master of Business Analytics page in the Department/Program Forms section. You can enter your GMAT information on the Master of Business Analytics page in the Department/Program Forms section.
The GMAT or GRE General Test is required for admission to the MS in Business Analytics program and should be less than five years old. For GMAT, arrange for the testing service to send an official score report to code D2N-VJ-05, Carlson Master of Science in Business Analytics. Results arrive 2-3 weeks after the test.
For GRE, arrange for the testing service to send an official score report using institution code 6874, U of MN graduate school. Results take up to 8 weeks to arrive.
Upload a current resume that includes employment history, job responsibilities and accomplishments where prompted for Resume or CV. You do not need to provide any of the other documents listed on this page.
For consideration for admission, please submit a personal statement (750 words, approximately 2 pages max) answering the following three questions:
Write the Personal Statement as above and upload it as Statement #1. You do not need to upload documents for Statement #2 or Extenuating Circumstances.