Compare Our Programs: Find the Right MBA for YOU

Full-time MBA MBA for Professionals
and Managers (MBA-PM)
Executive MBA Executive Engineer
Dual Master's
Hong Kong MBA Italy (CIMBA)
Focus An on-campus educational experience with a focus on aligning academics with the needs and wants of today's employers. Emphasizes consulting projects and tailored personal development. For working professionals who want flexibility in location and pacing. A customized curriculum enables focus in key areas for career enhancement. A general management program for mid- to senior-level professionals. This intensive program integrates study teams and an international seminar. Collaborative program with Iowa State University to develop engineering leaders. Earn a University of Iowa MBA and an Iowa State Master's of Engineering in Systems Engineering. A general management program for mid- to senior-level working professionals. Offered in Hong Kong, courses are taught by University of Iowa faculty on site. An international MBA that combines the knowledge of functional aspects of business with managerial process and leadership-behavior learning experiences.
Length 21 months 36 months (average) 21 months 24 months 15-18 months 11 months
When/Where Iowa City campus, Monday through Friday (daytime) Evening courses in Cedar Rapids, Des Moines, and Davenport One day per week, alternating Fridays and Saturdays, in Iowa City Friday/Saturday all day, alternating weekends, in Cedar Rapids Hong Kong Veneto Region, Italy (Sept.-June) and Iowa City (June-July)
Typical Student Average age: 27
Average work experience: 4 years
Average age: 31
Average work experience: 7 years
Average age: 39 (range is 28 to 62)
Average work experience: 14 years
Average age: 36
Average work experience: 12 years
Average age: 32
Average work experience: 8 years
Average age: 28
Average work experience: 2-4 years
Standardized Test Requirement GMAT or GRE required GMAT or GRE required; PreMBA option allows you to take up to 3 courses before submitting a score GMAT/GRE not typically required GMAT/GRE not typically required GMAT not typically required GMAT or GRE required
Tuition/Fees
2014-2015
$19,592 annual tuition for Iowa residents $1,800 per course, approximate total cost of $27,000

$55,000

All-inclusive fee covers two residency weeks, international trip (less airfare), books, meals, and parking

$60,000

All-inclusive fee covers two residency weeks, international trip (less airfare), books, meals, and parking
HK $258,000 covers tuition, books, and materials Up to $45,000 for year in residence
Financial Assistance Merit-based scholarships for outstanding applicants. More than 75% of students receive financial awards. Loans are available. Many companies offer full or partial tuition reimbursement. Student loans are typically available for admitted students. Most students are sponsored by their companies or organizations. Student loans are available. Most students are sponsored by their companies or organizations. Student loans are available. Some companies offer tuition assistance. Two courses are eligible for support from the Hong Kong Continuing Education Fund. Merit-based scholarships and graduate assistanceships for outstanding applicants. Student loans are available.
Career Services Intensive career development services throughout the program. Career development services available throughout the program. Available on a select basis. Available on a select basis. Not available Career workshops offered in Italy as well as additional career services in Iowa City.
Other Most students pursue a full-time summer internship between year 1 and 2. Joint degree options include law, medicine, and public health; other options available. Inquire for details. Twelve-week semesters separated by 4- to 8-week intervals provide breaks or concentrated interim study. Students can begin courses before taking the GMAT/GRE and being formally admitted. Study-group-based class structure designed to leverage professional experience and expertise. Engineering undergraduate degree required for this accelerated program. Study group based class structure designed to leverage professional experience and expertise. Learn with emerging leaders in the corporate world and from faculty who are dedicated to making learning interesting and worthwhile using a cross-functional team approach.

Small, highly interactive classes that emphasize the open exchange of ideas and information.