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Tippie MBA Admissions

Fall 2016 Application Deadlines

Deadline Date Financial Aid Status
Early Decision Deadline
International Applicants
Dec. 1, 2015 Receives priority for financial aid
Final Deadline International Applicants Mar. 1, 2016 Aid awarded based on availability
Early Decision Deadline
Domestic Applicants
Apr. 1, 2016 Receives priority for financial aid
Final Deadline
Domestic Applicants
Jul. 31, 2016 Aid awarded based on availability


Applications are reviewed and decisions are made on a rolling basis; enrollments are for fall semester only.

Application Requirements

Before your application will be considered complete, the items listed below must be submitted. The Application Checklist explains where/how to submit each item.

  • Professional resume (not to exceed 2 pages)
  • Application (submitted online)
  • Essay
  • Three recommender names with contact information
  • Transcripts from all postsecondary educational institutions you attended (Indian applicants: please review these details).
  • Official GMAT/GRE score report (details and exceptions)
  • TOEFL or IELTS scores (international applicants only)
  • Application fee of $60 (domestic students) or $100 (international students). Fee waivers may beavailable for select highly qualified applicants (details).
  • Completed admissions interview. Interviews are conducted by admissions staff on campus or via Skype, and are by invitation only, with the exception of applicants who visit campus, who will complete their interview during the visit.

Download a printable Application Checklist or view the FAQ for more information.

Contact Us

The admissions staff is happy to answer your questions, send you application materials and brochures, and assist you with the application process. Contact us at:

Tippie College of Business
Attn: Full-time MBA Admissions
100 Pomerantz Center, Suite C432
Iowa City, IA 52242-7700
319-335-1039 / 800-MBA-IOWA (toll-free in U.S. only)
Fax: 319-335-3604

For specific questions about application processing, contact:

Bailey Carlisle
Admissions & Recruiting Coordinator
(319) 335-0053