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  • AVG. GMAT SCORE
    622
  • Program Cost
    $21,199
    $ $ $ $ $
Contact Information
1360 Gerdin Business Building
Ames, 5011-1350, United States
Website

The College of Business at Iowa State University prepares tomorrow's business leaders by providing students the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in a complex, technology-driven, global society. Students benefit from nationally-recognized faculty and professional staff who are dedicated, approachable, and responsive; creating an unmatched business education experience. The Gerdin Business Building is equipped with state-of-the-art classroom technology, including securities trading, information systems, and market research laboratories, allowing students and faculty to replicate real-world business situations.

Quick Stats

  • Yield
    72%
  • Selectivity
    46%
  • Job Offers
    93%
  • Average Salary
    $65,746.00
  • Top Industry
    Manufacturing

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About Iowa State University

Admissions: Can I get in?

3.28 GPA of All Applicants 3.37 GPA of All Accepted Applicants
Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average
  • Median
  • Middle 80%
Admissions Selectivity
46% College of Business 46% Average Across All Schools

622 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
74% 594
78% 622
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 85
46% 46.0
72% 72.0
Female
34% 34
International
73% 73
Re-Applicants
7% 7
7% 7
Top Undergrad Majors
  • All Applicants
  • Engineering
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Very Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Very Important
  • Application Essay Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Important
  • Recommendations Important
  • Interviews Important
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0% 0
0% 0
740 to 769
0% 0
0% 0
710 to 739
0% 0
0% 0
680 to 709
10% 10
14% 14
650 to 679
17% 17
23% 23
620 to 649
18% 18
23% 23
590 to 619
18% 18
17% 17
560 to 589
8% 8
12% 12
530 to 559
16% 16
11% 11
500 to 529
3% 3
0% 0
Under 500
10% 10
0% 0
English Language Requirements
600 Minimum TOEFL Score
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: Yes
Accepted Tests
  • IELTS
  • TOEFL Paper-based Test
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test

Careers: Will I find a job?

Manufacturing 42%
Top Industry
  • Financial Services 15%
  • Consulting 12%
  • Government 8%
John Deere 4
Top Employer
  • General Mills 3
  • Nationwide Insurance 2
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
93% College of Business 85% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
90% 90
64% 63.699022556390986
90% Receive Offers
86% 86
58% 57.85206896551723
86% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
3% 3
21% 21.110859375
3% Receive Offers
4% 4
25% 24.93132867132867
4% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0% 0
5% 5.492558139534883
0% Receive Offers
0% 0
7% 7.091818181818181
0% Accept Offers
88% Graduates seeking full-time employment
12% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
  • John Deere 4
  • General Mills 3
  • Nationwide Insurance 2
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
8% 8
$71,750.00
72K 72K
Finance/Accounting
4% 4
Data not provided
General Management
0% 0
Data not provided
Human Resources
0% 0
Data not provided
Marketing/Sales
8% 8
$76,000.00
72K 80K
Information Technology
15% 15
$64,625.00
59K 80K
Operations/Logistics
19% 19
$55,600.00
50K 67K
Other
38% 38
$68,166.00
60K 75K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
12% 12
$71,750.00
72K 72K
Consumer Products
4% 4
Data not provided
Financial Services
15% 15
$57,000.00
53K 60K
Government
8% 8
Data not provided
Manufacturing
42% 42
$67,515.00
60K 72K
Media/Entertainment
0% 0
Data not provided
Non-profit
0% 0
Data not provided
Petroleum/Energy
4% 4
Data not provided
Pharma/Biotech/Health Care
0% 0
Data not provided
Real Estate
0% 0
Data not provided
Technology
8% 8
$79,750.00
80K 80K
Other
7% 7
$59,925.00
50K 70K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
One Year or Less
54% 54
$67,904.00
50K 80K
More than one year, up to three years
23% 23
$63,600.00
53K 80K
More than five years
0% 0
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Asia
0% 0
Data not provided
Australia & Oceania
0% 0
Data not provided
Central America & the Caribbean
0% 0
Data not provided
European Free Trade Zone
0% 0
Data not provided
Non-European Free Trade Zone
0% 0
Data not provided
Middle East & North Africa
0% 0
Data not provided
North America
100% 100
$65,746.00
50K 80K
South America
0% 0
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
0% 0
Data not provided
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
4% 4
Data not provided
U.S. South
8% 8
Data not provided
U.S. Southwest
15% 15
$67,475.00
51K 80K
U.S. Midwest
65% 65
$64,207.00
50K 75K
U.S. West
8% 8
Data not provided
U.S. Possessions/Territories
0% 0
Data not provided
Canada
0% 0
Data not provided
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Average Signing Bonus for Most Recent Graduates
Top Companies with Interns / Hired
  • John Deere 6
  • Nationwide Insurance 2
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks 12
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 100
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $21,199
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $45,823
0 Full Tuition Scholarships
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
0%
0%
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
Total aid distributed for the upcoming year
Basic scholarships awarded
  • Academic Merit
Loans
  • Loan guarantee policy No
  • Max loan guarantee per year
  • Average post-graduation debt
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Academics: What will I learn?

Students in Core Classes
College of Business Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Top Areas of Study
  • Finance
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Technology
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Technology
Master Degree Programs
  • Accounting
  • Electronic Commerce/Information Systems
  • Finance
Joint Degree Programs
  • MBA/March (Architecture)
  • MBA/MSIM (Information Management)
  • Other
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
Program Logistics
  • Program length (in months) 21
  • Distance learning No
Technology Improvements
  • Classroom capturing technology. New media controller units installed in each classroom.

Students: Who are my classmates?

64% International Students
32% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
Hispanic
11% 11
Student Citizenship
Asia
61% 61
North America
36% 36
Europe Free Trade Zone
3% 3
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
Active Networking Clubs

Alumni: How strong is my network?

No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months

Employer data includes graduates and current students.