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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
Sukriti Nayar

Pivot from double major to senior associate

When Sukriti Nayar (MBA12) came to Iowa, she was considering biomedical engineering, medical research and prelaw.

“I'm in an industry that values age and experience, and being able to talk intelligently about accounting and finance has helped me prove my credibility.”

At the end of the day, her accountant parents convinced her to pursue a business degree that could take her anywhere. That’s when she chose finance and accounting.

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