Petitioning for Admission to the Tippie College of Business
Petition for Direct Admission
Entering first-year students (those applying directly from high school) may petition for direct admission to the Tippie College of Business if they meet either the direct admission criterion of an ACT composite score of 27 or above (SAT critical reading and math score of 1210 or above) or a high school GPA of 3.70 (on a 4.00 scale). To be eligible to petition for direct admission, you must first be admitted to the University of Iowa as a prebusiness major. Petitions will be accepted through August 1. Additional information required for the petition is located on the petition form. Please contact the Undergraduate Program Office, 319-335-1037, if you have questions or need more information about the direct admission petition process.
Students who have applied and been denied admission to the Tippie College may appeal their admission decision. Only students denied admission under standard admission may appeal the decision. Documentation to support an appeal must be sent directly to the Undergraduate Program Office at the address provided on the appeal form. Please contact the Undergraduate Program Office, 319-335-1037, if you have questions or need more information about the appeal process.
All petitions are submitted electronically using the links above.
If you are unable to submit your petition electronically, you may send a hard copy to the address below. Please note that documentation from a health care provider must be sent directly from the provider to the Undergraduate Program.
University of Iowa
Henry B. Tippie College of Business
Undergraduate Program Office
108 John Pappajohn Business Building, Suite C140
Iowa City, IA 52242-1994