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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Value for the money. Fastest payback. Best ROI. Highest salary increases. Top placement rates. Our rankings are the proof: we’re internationally known for rapid return on investment that leads to real, measurable income growth.

Leaving your job to go to B-school can be intimidating. Take out the uncertainty with an Iowa MBA. Between our affordable tuition, generous scholarships, and consistently stellar placement rates, you can rest easy about your decision to get an MBA.

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Tuition & expenses

Tuition is subject to change each year, and increases are determined annually by the State of Iowa Board of Regents.

2016-2017 academic year

Annual expenses
Iowa residents
Tuition & fees† $23,234 $40,134
Books $1,300 $1,300
Health insurance** $1,680 $1,680
Housing, travel, & personal ¹ $15,752 $15,752

†Students with a graduate assistantship are considered Iowa residents for tuition/fee purposes. They are not assessed a technology fee, and 90% of their health insurance cost is paid by the university.

¹Full-time MBA students are responsible for global trip airfare; we recommend budgeting $1,500 for this airfare.

**Health insurance is required for international students. The university offers plans for all graduate students. See plans and pricing.