Quick Stats

  • Avg GMAT (Admitted Students)
    682
  • Program Cost
    $41,750
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Yield
    49%
  • Selectivity
    45%
  • Job Offers
    88%
  • Average Salary
    $85,534
  • Top Industry
    Other
Contact Information
Henry B. Tippie School of Management
100 Pomerantz Center, Suite 432
Iowa City, Iowa 52242, United States
Website
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Tippie School of Management

About Tippie School of Management

Built on the principles of Integrity, Innovation, and Impact, the Tippie College of Business’ undergraduate program offers six majors to more than 4,000 business and pre-business undergraduate students. Graduate students can enroll in one of the College’s six PhD programs or Masters of Accountancy Program. Six MBA programs provide an array of options, whether it be the on-campus, two-year Full-time MBA Program; the MBA for Professionals and Managers Program, offered in Cedar Rapids, Des Moines and the Quad Cities; the Executive MBA; Dual Degree Program; or the two international programs in Hong Kong and Italy.

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Admissions: Can I get in?

3.32 GPA of All Applicants 3.4 GPA of All Accepted Applicants
Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 54
  • Median 46
  • Middle 80% 25 to 94
Admissions Selectivity
45% Tippie School of Management 46% Average Across All Schools

682 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
82% 658
85% 682
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 240
45% 45.0
49% 49.0
Female
27% 27
International
66% 66
Re-Applicants
0% 0
0% 0
Wait-listed
100% 0
Top Undergrad Majors
  • All Applicants
  • Information Systems/Computer Science
  • Other Business
  • Engineering
  • Accepted
  • Other Social Science
  • Engineering
  • Other Business
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • University of Iowa
  • Iowa State University
  • Brigham Young University
  • University of Wisconsin
  • Guru G Singh Indraprastha University
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Very Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Very Important
  • Application Essay Very Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Very Important
  • Interviews Very Important
  • Recommendations Important
$44,684 Applicant Average Base Salary
Top 5 Feeder Companies
  • Tata Consultancy
  • Accenture
  • Ernst & Young
  • Infosys Limited
  • KPMG
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0% 0
0% 0
740 to 769
5% 5
8% 8
710 to 739
20% 20
28% 28
680 to 709
27% 27
32% 32
650 to 679
15% 15
14% 14
620 to 649
10% 10
6% 6
590 to 619
9% 9
8% 8
560 to 589
6% 6
3% 3
530 to 559
4% 4
1% 1
500 to 529
0% 0
0% 0
Under 500
4% 4
0% 0
English Language Requirements
600 Minimum TOEFL Score
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: Yes
Accepted Tests
  • IELTS
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test
  • TOEFL Paper-based Test

Careers: Will I find a job?

Other 27%
Top Industry
  • Financial Services 17%
  • Technology 14%
  • Pharma/Biotech/Health Care 10%
Amazon 2
Top Employer
  • The University of Iowa 2
  • Capital One 2
  • MidAmerican Energy 2
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
88% Tippie School of Management 85% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
70% 70
64% 63.699022556390986
70% Receive Offers
68% 68
58% 57.85206896551723
68% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
18% 18
21% 21.110859375
18% Receive Offers
20% 20
25% 24.93132867132867
20% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
7% 7
5% 5.492558139534883
7% Receive Offers
7% 7
7% 7.091818181818181
7% Accept Offers
80% Graduates seeking full-time employment
19% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
  • Amazon 2
  • The University of Iowa 2
  • Capital One 2
  • MidAmerican Energy 2
  • Hershey 1
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
16% 16
$80,343.00
47K 110K
Finance/Accounting
27% 27
$84,700.00
60K 140K
General Management
2% 2
$N/A Data not provided
Human Resources
0% 0
$N/A Data not provided
Marketing/Sales
23% 23
$86,500.00
49K 115K
Information Technology
0% 0
$N/A Data not provided
Operations/Logistics
14% 14
$89,857.00
65K 115K
Other
18% 18
$86,250.00
54K 120K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
10% 10
$92,500.00
65K 110K
Consumer Products
6% 6
$95,000.00
85K 100K
Financial Services
17% 17
$82,857.00
60K 100K
Government
0% 0
$N/A Data not provided
Manufacturing
10% 10
$79,300.00
49K 94K
Media/Entertainment
0% 0
$N/A Data not provided
Non-profit
2% 2
$N/A Data not provided
Petroleum/Energy
4% 4
$N/A Data not provided
Pharma/Biotech/Health Care
10% 10
$85,000.00
72K 98K
Real Estate
0% 0
$N/A Data not provided
Technology
14% 14
$85,000.00
51K 140K
Other
27% 27
$85,309.00
47K 120K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
One Year or Less
6% 6
$N/A Data not provided
More than one year, up to three years
24% 24
$77,556.00
60K 115K
More than five years
31% 31
$91,154.00
54K 125K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Asia
6% 6
$N/A Data not provided
Australia & Oceania
0% 0
$N/A Data not provided
Central America & the Caribbean
0% 0
$N/A Data not provided
European Free Trade Zone
2% 2
$N/A Data not provided
Non-European Free Trade Zone
0% 0
$N/A Data not provided
Middle East & North Africa
0% 0
$N/A Data not provided
North America
92% 92
$85,173.00
47K 140K
South America
0% 0
$N/A Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
13% 13
$90,333.00
51K 120K
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
9% 9
$94,250.00
92K 100K
U.S. South
9% 9
$77,000.00
65K 85K
U.S. Southwest
4% 4
$N/A Data not provided
U.S. Midwest
49% 49
$74,053.00
47K 110K
U.S. West
16% 16
$98,143.00
60K 140K
U.S. Possessions/Territories
0% 0
$N/A Data not provided
Canada
0% 0
$N/A Data not provided
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Average Signing Bonus for Most Recent Graduates
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Long Term Pay of MBA Graduates by Industry

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Long Term Pay of MBA Graduates by Job Function

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Top Companies with Interns / Hired
  • Zivanta 3
  • University of Iowa 3
  • Transamerica (AEGON) 2
  • Gallup 2
  • AllSteel 2
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus 15
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board 88
  • Average intern length in weeks 12
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 100
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School
  • National Black MBA (Indianapolis)
  • National Hispanic MBA (Orlando)
  • Midwest MBA Fair (Chicago)
  • Net Impact Career Fair (Baltimore)

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$144,627
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $41,750
  • Budget $37,960
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$172,746
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $73,886
  • Budget $54,028
49 Full Tuition Scholarships
$9,260 Average Scholarship Amount 95% of Students Receive Aid
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
100% 100
95% 95
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
$3,426,474
Total aid distributed for the upcoming year
Basic scholarships awarded
  • Academic Merit
98%
Of first-year institutional scholarship recipients who received at least the same amount for the second year
Loans
  • Loan guarantee policy No
  • Max loan guarantee per year
  • Average post-graduation debt $36,344
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Academics: What will I learn?

Students in Core Classes
57 Tippie School of Management 44 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Lectures
33% 33
Experiential learning
28% 28
Case study
17% 17
Top Areas of Study
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Operations Management
  • Portfolio Management
  • Strategy
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Marketing
  • Operations Management
  • Portfolio Management
  • Strategy
Master Degree Programs
  • Accounting
Joint Degree Programs
  • MBA/JD (Law)
  • MBA/MD (Medicine)
  • MBA/MHSA (Health Services Administration)
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
  • Students must complete a company-specific project and present results to relevant parties
Program Logistics
  • Program length (in months) 21
  • Distance learning Yes
Technology Improvements
  • 2011: classroom scheduling monitoring, Wayfinding, WordPress implementation, online classes use of Collaborate; 2012: expand informal learning and group study space, video conferencing in multiple rooms, Eyetracking for market research; 2013: creation of an ELITE classroom for enhanced, collaborative classroom research, touch technology in library for room reservation, upgrade mobile technology carts to 20 laptops each, upgrade 64 computers in lab, creation of server cluster for redundancy and protection, purchase of nodes in University research cluster

Students: Who are my classmates?

25% International Students
26% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
84% 84
Not Reported
8% 8
Asian American
5% 5
Student Citizenship
North America
75% 75
Asia
21% 21
South America
2% 2
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Corporate Social Responsibility/NetImpact
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Other
Active Networking Clubs
  • Volunteer
  • Women in MBA
  • Other

Alumni: How strong is my network?

8,810 Living MBA Alumni 2 Countries where alumni clubs exist
2 Active alumni clubs
5% Participating in gift donations No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months

Employer data includes graduates and current students.