Quick Stats

  • Avg GMAT (Admitted Students)
    560
  • Program Enrollment
    591
  • Yield
    95%
  • Selectivity
    89%
Contact Information
Henry B. Tippie School of Management
108 Pappajohn Business Building
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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Des Moines is a relatively small community so you get to meet a lot of people at different companies in town that you continually run into.

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Admissions: Can I get in?

Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 79
  • Median 62
  • Middle 80% 24 to 158
Admissions Selectivity
89% Tippie School of Management 72% Average Across All Schools

560 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
68% 540
70% 560
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 299
89% 89
95% 95
Female
29% 29
International
13% 13
Wait-listed
100% 0
Importance of Application Elements
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Very Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Very Important
  • Interviews Not Considered
  • Application Essay Important
  • Recommendations Important
  • GMAT Scores Important
Pre-MBA Careers
Operations
34% 34
Finance / Accounting
20% 20
Management
15% 15
General Management
14% 14
Marketing / Sales
8% 8
Other
5% 5
Human Resources
2% 2
Consulting
2% 2
Manufacturing
52% 52
Financial Services
21% 21
Consumer Products
6% 6
Technology
5% 5
Consulting
3% 3
Government
3% 3
Pharma / Health Care
3% 3
Petroleum / Energy
3% 3
Non-Profit
3% 3
Other
1% 1
Media / Entertainment
0% 0
Real Estate
0% 0
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0% 0
0% 0
740 to 769
1% 1
1% 1
710 to 739
1% 1
2% 2
680 to 709
4% 4
5% 5
650 to 679
3% 3
3% 3
620 to 649
10% 10
11% 11
590 to 619
12% 12
14% 14
560 to 589
12% 12
14% 14
530 to 559
16% 16
18% 18
500 to 529
12% 12
13% 13
Under 500
29% 29
19% 19
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

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Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Annual Program Cost
  • Price/Credit $600
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Annual Program Cost
  • Price/Credit $600
0 Full Tuition Scholarships
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Academics: What will I learn?

Faculty
  • All Teachers
  • Tenured
Total Number of Teachers
21% 62
7% 22
Students in Core Classes
36 Tippie School of Management 33 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Lectures
43% 43
Case study
16% 16
Experiential learning
13% 13
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Concentrations and Specializations
Top Areas of Study
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • International Business
  • Marketing
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 have completed all core courses.
Program Logistics
  • Credits required for graduation 45
  • Average # of months to complete program 43
  • Six-Year completion rate 86%
  • Max time allowed to complete 120
  • Separate Full-Time MBA Yes
  • Distance learning Yes
Time Classes Offered
  • Evenings, Alternate weekends, Occasional week-long sessions
Semester Classes Offered
  • Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
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?

Yes Part-time students have a campus area
Ethnicity of Students
White
86% 86
Asian American
5% 5
Not Reported
5% 5
Activities
Professional Clubs
Networking Clubs

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.