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Are you ready to join one of the best business schools in the U.S.?

You'll take the best classes, meet the brightest students, and have extraordinary experiences in Iowa and around the world. Gear up for a college experience that will get you career-ready and help you stand out with employers. You’ll love it at Tippie, with its small-college feel inside a Big Ten university.

Getting in

Admission to Tippie is slightly different if you’re a graduating high school senior, a current University of Iowa student, or a transfer student. There are a few more differences that apply just to international students. Take a look at the sections below that apply to you.

High school students

Graduating high school seniors planning to major in business

Current University of Iowa students

Prebusiness majors and UI students planning to switch to business

Transfer students

How to transfer to Iowa's business school from other colleges/universities

International students

If you don’t have U.S. citizenship or permanent residency, your requirements and deadlines are slightly different. Review this info to know what you should do to be admitted to Tippie.

Online degree students

Designed for students with an associate's degree or existing transferable college credit regardless of where they live.

Returning and non-degree students

For former Iowa students that are returning to the university, or non-UI students wishing to take Tippie courses outside a formal UI degree program.


Alumni Story
Andrew Shao

Fuel your passion

Andrew Shao (BBA15) knew he loved turning ideas into action and wanted a career where he could be creative and people-focused, but also be his own boss.

“The course gave me the perspective to realize that if I have an idea, I can really turn it into a reality."

Taking an entrepreneurial strategy course solidified his decision. He learned how to execute a business strategy---something that would come in handy later. 

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