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Top-Ranked Accounting Faculty

Iowa's accounting faculty members are "thought leaders" in accounting education and research. Not only are they noted for their teaching excellence, they have authored leading textbooks, served as advisors to accounting regulatory bodies, and they are ranked among the top 10 U.S. schools for their scholarly research productivity.


Student Life

Your life as a student in the Tippie College won't be just course work, team projects, and exams. Accounting students are active in more than 20 student organizations in the college. In addition, Beta Alpha Psi, an honorary accounting organization, offers networking sessions with accounting professionals through campus presentations and field trips, seminars on leadership skills, and community service projects.


Life After Graduation

Worldwide demand for accounting graduates is at an
all-time high. By completing a bachelor's degree or
five-year program (BBA plus master's degree in accounting) at Iowa, you'll be in demand and well-prepared to face the challenges that await you.

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How to apply to the undergraduate, M.Ac., or Ph.D. program in accounting.

Research Workshops

Seminars provide unmatched opportunity for interaction with leading-edge thinkers.

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Beta Alpha Psi

Learn more about the award-winning accounting student organization.

The Iowa Ledger

The Iowa Ledger

An award-winning publication for alumni and friends of the accounting department.

The Impact Zone

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The Impact Zone

Consider Accounting

Accounting is a dynamic field in the heart of every business. Our Professional Program in Accounting, which encompasses both undergraduate and master's degree programs, prepares students for careers in public and corporate accounting and in related fields including finance and law. Our Ph.D. program will prepare you for a faculty position at a top-tier university where you are expected to make significant scholarly contributions through your research and teaching endeavors.

Undergraduate Admissions Requirement

All students must pass a writing skills assessment for admission to the undergraduate accounting major.