Getting in, getting started

We enroll new students in the fall semester only, which begins in late August every year. Admission is competitive and there is limited capacity, so we recommend applying early. We make decisions on a rolling basis, meaning that we consider each application as it's completed rather than considering in large batches.

Application deadlines

Admission to the program is extremely competitive, and our cohorts typically fill prior to the final application deadline. We strongly encourage you to apply by the December 15 priority deadline.

Fall (August)

Priority deadline for merit-based awards: December 15
Final international deadline: March 15
Final domestic deadline: June 15

Application fees

Domestic applicants: $60
International applicants: $100

Minimum requirements

You must meet all of the below requirements to be considered for admission. GMAT/GRE scores are optional.

Bachelor’s degree

Earned from a regionally accredited college/university or equivalent from another country. We accept students from all undergraduate majors; a business degree is not required.


Cumulative 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale, or foreign equivalent.

English proficiency: TOEFL/IELTS

International candidates only. Minimum TOEFL scores are 100 iBT and 7.0 IELTS with no sub-score below 6.0. Waivers available for those who qualify.

Talk to a current student

Our student ambassadors provide a real-life perspective on what it’s really like to be a master's in Business Analytics student at Tippie. See profiles and contact info for all of our ambassadors, and reach out for insights and advice any time.

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Application checklist

Before we can consider you for admission, we need a complete application. 

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Dive into the numbers

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