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Top-ranked business degree. Small-college feel. Career-ready graduates.

You can study business at any number of universities. If you're a high achiever with big dreams (and the drive to reach them), we want you here at Tippie. So it's our job to show you what we do here, and how we do it. When you're done looking around at what makes us unique, we think you'll want Tippie—Iowa's best business school—for your degree.

The resume on top of the stack: yours
Get ready for a great career with a business degree that combines business fundamentals, hands-on experiences, and internships that get you noticed by employers.

You'll love it here
The business school is a close-knit community inside a Big Ten university. You'll see familiar faces in every class. Bonus: you get to spend your time in a great college town, ranked #3 in America.

Calling the best and brightest
A business degree from Tippie is full of opportunities: to take classes on cutting-edge topics, study alongside other high achievers, and fill your schedule with extraordinary experiences—in Iowa and around the world.

Innovators welcome
We look ahead to the future of business, teaching skills employers want today and the ones they'll demand years from now. The next generation of trailblazers will be right at home in academic areas like entrepreneurship and business analytics.

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At a glance

Best business school in Iowa

Best business school in Iowa

U.S. News & World Report, 2017
Best public business school in the U.S.

Best public business school

U.S. News & World Report, 2017
Business grads employed or in grad school within 6 months of graduation

Employed or in grad school within 6 months of graduation


Study something amazing

What's in a Tippie degree?

We've crafted Tippie's undergraduate program with careful attention to the balance between gen eds, business fundamentals, and electives that dive deep into your major. Take a look at our curriculum, and learn why hands-on learning isn't optional—it's vital.

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Major decisions

It’ll be a while before you have to commit to a major. But in a college with seemingly infinite possibilities, it’s never too early to explore your options. That major you’ve never heard of may just be your calling.

Majors at Tippie


Extraordinary experiences on deck

Get career-ready with outside-the-classroom experiences that help you stand out with employers. Like consulting for a multinational company through the Marketing Institute. Landing an internship that gives your resume serious weight. Pitching your business idea to venture capitalists. Being a research right-hand on a topic that fascinates you.

Whether you're studying abroad in Madrid or hob-nobbing with big-wigs when your student org visits companies in Chicago, Tippie offers experiences that are—let's face it—hard to beat.

See beyond the classroom

Alumni Story
Katelyn Wheeldon

“As a financial analyst intern, I got to see clients starting out their portfolios. I’d sit down with them and ask what they were saving for and how risk-averse they are in building what goes into an investment portfolio.”

Being here

Not only is Tippie at the heart of a top-ranked Big Ten university, it’s located in a college town that’s ranked #3 in America. Explore life in Iowa City—where to shop and eat, what to see and do—in our living in Iowa City section. Want to go deeper? Take a stroll through Tippie’s home, the Pappajohn Business Building.

Pappajohn Business Building video tour 

Step one: get admitted

There are multiple ways to get admitted to the Tippie College of Business, from getting directly admitted as a first-year student to transferring in from community college. See the details and get going.

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