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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
Helen Wagner

Pivot from undecided to perfect fit

When it came to selecting the right college, Helen Wagner (BBA15) couldn’t focus. She applied to a-record 17 schools. But once she got here, there was no looking back.

She picked the big-demand business analytics major, interned with a logistics company, and studied with a close network of classmates and professors.

Since graduation, her career is in high gear—and Iowa still feels like home.

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