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  • AVG. GMAT SCORE
    637
  • Program Cost
    $21,555
    $ $ $ $ $
Contact Information
Dr. Charles B. Handy Graduate Programs Office
1360 Gerdin Business Building
Ames, Iowa 50011-1350, 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.

Quick Stats

  • Yield
    80%
  • Selectivity
    52%
  • Job Offers
    97%
  • Average Salary
    $64,648.00

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About Iowa State University

Admissions: Can I get in?

3.38 GPA of All Applicants 3.44 GPA of All Accepted Applicants
Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average
  • Median
  • Middle 80%
Admissions Selectivity
52% College of Business 46% Average Across All Schools

637 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
75% 603
80% 637
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 94
52% 52.0
80% 80.0
Female
35% 35
International
63% 63
Re-Applicants
3% 3
3% 3
Wait-listed
100% 0
Top Undergrad Majors
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Very Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Very Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Very Important
  • Application Essay Important
  • Recommendations Important
  • Interviews Important
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0% 0
0% 0
740 to 769
1% 1
2% 2
710 to 739
4% 4
4% 4
680 to 709
12% 12
19% 19
650 to 679
11% 11
17% 17
620 to 649
16% 16
24% 24
590 to 619
24% 24
24% 24
560 to 589
10% 10
4% 4
530 to 559
9% 9
4% 4
500 to 529
4% 4
2% 2
Under 500
9% 9
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?

Job offers within 3 months after graduation
97% College of Business 83% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
93% 93
61% 60.97325153374234
93% Receive Offers
89% 89
56% 55.69710982658959
89% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
4% 4
22% 21.9117610062893
4% Receive Offers
4% 4
25% 25.424767441860464
4% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
3% 3.0
0%
11% 11.25
Graduates seeking full-time employment
Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Average Signing Bonus for Most Recent Graduates
Top Companies with Interns / Hired
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks
  • Percentage of internships that are paid
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $21,555
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $47,231
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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
28 College of Business 43 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Top Areas of Study
  • Finance
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Strategy
  • Supply Chain Management
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Technology
Master Degree Programs
  • Accounting
  • 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
  • In the past three years, we have increased available computing for all students by providing sets of laptops for classroom use, video capture of class meetings and a virtual lab which allows our students to access discipline specific software from anywhere/anytime. We continue to strive to provide updated hardware and software for our classrooms and labs in order to prepare our students for their future in business.

Students: Who are my classmates?

36% International Students
33% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
96% 96
Asian American
4% 4
Student Citizenship
North America
64% 64
Asia
33% 33
Middle East and North Africa
3% 3
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
Active Networking Clubs

Alumni: How strong is my network?

1,702 Living MBA Alumni
No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months

Employer data includes graduates and current students.