Important news about the Full-time MBA Program
Tippie College of Business has announced that the incoming class of 2019 will be the last cohort of students admitted to the Full-time MBA program at Iowa. The decision to end this delivery format for the Iowa MBA will allow the college to continue to innovate and grow the Professional MBA, Executive MBA, and portfolio of specialized master's programs increasingly preferred by the students and businesses we serve.
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Find your fit in the Iowa MBA

We offer two programs in the U.S. and two abroad. Our two international programs are detailed at the bottom of the page.

Professional MBA
Executive MBA
36 months (on average) 21 months
Cedar Rapids, Des Moines, Quad Cities Iowa City, Des Moines
$29,925—15 courses at $1,995 per course $62,000—includes books, meals, parking, international seminar
Average age: 31 Average age: 39 (ranges 28-62)
Average work experience: 7 years Average work experience: 14 years
Testing: GMAT or GRE required for full admission, or you may be able to waive the exam. PreMBA option allows up to 5 courses before being fully admitted Testing: GMAT/GRE not typically required
Financial awards: Many employers offer full or partial tuition reimbursement; other options include federal loans (FAFSA) for fully admitted students or private loans Financial awards: Many employers offer full or partial tuition reimbursement; other options include federal (FAFSA) or private loans
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International MBA programs

Hong Kong MBA
Time to complete: less than 2 years Time to complete: 11 months full-time, 2 years part-time
Cost: HK$273,000—all-inclusive; covers tuition, books, and materials Cost: $25,775 full-time, €12,000 part-time
Where/when: Hong Kong, Saturday/Sunday classes Where/when: Paderno del Grappa, Italy, with final four-week class in Iowa City. Full-time courses on weekdays and weekends, part-time weekends only
Average age: 35 Average age: 30 full-time, 34 part-time
Average work experience: 11 years Average work experience: 5 years full-time, 9 years part-time
Testing: GMAT not required of most applicants Testing: GMAT or GRE required

Financial awards: Available through SFAA

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Financial awards: Merit- and need-based scholarships available for strong candidates in both programs

Go to CIMBA Italy MBA


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