Quick Stats

  • Avg. SAT Score
    1180
  • Annual Tuition (in-state excl. fees)
    $7,678
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Program Enrollment
    2,029
  • University Selectivity
    78%
  • University Yield
    26%
  • Average Salary
    $44,379
  • Top Industry
    Financial Services
  • School Status
    Public
  • Accreditation
    AACSB Accredited
  • B-School Founded
    1858
  • Program Length
    Three Year
Contact Information
108 John Pappajohn Business Building
Suite C140
Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1994, United States
Website
405x225

Tippie College of Business

The Tippie College of Business offers six majors and three certificate programs to more than 4,000 business and pre-business students. Tippie students are known for working hard, leading by their actions, and gaining business experience through internships, experiential learning in the classroom, and volunteer work. The College’s Frank Business Communications Center supports Tippie students in improving their written and oral communication skills. Tippie students broaden their world view through study-abroad and international internship programs in China, Hong Kong, India, France, Italy, Spain, and the United Kingdom, among other

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About University of Iowa

Admissions

Admissions Selectivity
78% University of Iowa 59% Average Across All Schools

Most Important Admissions Factors
  1. Secondary school record
  2. Class rank
  3. SAT/ACT scores
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
21644% 21,644
78% 78
26% 26
78% School Selectivity
26% School Yield
Demographics of Applicants
  • Male Applicants
  • Female Applicants
  • International Applicants
  • U.S. Applicants
Required Tests
  • ACT or SAT
  • Are Interviews Required? Not required
Additional Requirements:

Int: iBT=80, subscores>=17; PBT=530. Eng prof exam if TOEFL <100 on iBT, <600 PBT. SAT/ACT not required if non-US HS grad, can be used to satisfy Eng Lang Req. Transfer: min 24 sh & 2.5 GPA, no credit grades below D. Max 60 sh from 2-yr school.

Total Applications to Program
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
1907% 1,907
75% 75
58% 58
75% Program Selectivity
58% Program Yield
Program Requirements
  • Admissions managed by Business Program
  • Are interviews required? By invitation only
Required Tests

Transfer Requirements
  • How internal transfers are handled Separate application
  • Min college GPA for transfers 2.75
  • Other transfer requirements 12 semester hours of UI credit; Four prereqs (calc, stats, microecon, fin acct) with grades >=C; Prereq, University, and cum GPAs of >=2.75. Scored admissions essay and resume. No honor code violations.
Freshman Requirements
  • Freshman admissions Yes
  • Percent of admitted applicants who are freshmen 53
  • Min GPA required in pre-business courses? No
  • How freshmen are admitted Indicate interest on university application
Other requirements for freshmen

Students who meet one of the following criteria can submit a personal statement and list of academic and extracurricular honors and achievements to request an individual review for admission: ACT>=27 (SAT CR+M>=1210) and HS GPA >=3.70 (4.00 scale).

Careers

Financial Services 26%
Top Industry
  • Consulting 7%
  • Manufacturing 7%
  • Media/Entertainment 4%
Wells Farge 10
Top Employer
  • Target Corporation 9
  • John Deere 8
  • Northwestern Mutual 6
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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
0%
0%
0%
0%
After graduation, but within 3 months
0%
0%
0%
0%
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
0%
0%
0%
84% Graduates seeking full-time employment
16% Graduates not seeking employment
81% Percentage of graduates for whom employment information is available
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
8% 8
$40,168.00
28K 70K
Finance/Accounting
32% 32
$46,320.00
29K 75K
General Management
15% 15
$51,652.00
25K 300K
Human Resources
7% 7
$37,750.00
27K 75K
Management Information Systems
9% 9
$45,866.00
30K 62K
Marketing/Sales
17% 17
$40,974.00
30K 60K
Operations/Production
3% 3
$44,666.00
33K 66K
Logistics/Transportation
1% 1
$40,000.00 Data not provided
Other
8% 8
$39,689.00
28K 53K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Accounting
5% 5
$48,146.00
38K 57K
Consumer Products/Retail
16% 16
$43,743.00
40K 75K
Consulting
7% 7
$44,930.00
28K 70K
Financial Services
26% 26
$44,325.00
27K 75K
Government/Education
17% 17
$38,451.00
28K 53K
Pharma/Biotech/Health
2% 2
$44,750.00
37K 53K
Manufacturing
7% 7
$47,400.00
40K 66K
Media/Entertainment
4% 4
$87,417.00
56K 3000K
Non-Profit
3% 3
$39,000.00
32K 45K
Petroleum/Energy
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
Real Estate
2% 2
$31,100.00
31K 32K
Sports/Leisure
2% 2
$33,333.00
30K 40K
Technology/Science
2% 2
$53,500.00
42K 65K
Transportation
6% 6
$39,133.00
29K 50K
Utilities
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
Other
1% 1
$25,000.00 Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
U.S. South
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
U.S. Southwest
5% 5
$44,642.00
37K 51K
U.S. Midwest
93% 93
$44,675.00
27K 300K
U.S. West
1% 1
$46,000.00
35K 57K
U.S. Possessions/Territories
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
Canada
1% 1
$30,000.00 Data not provided
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Average Signing Bonus for Most Recent Graduates
Internship Employers / Interns Hired
  • Aegon/TransAmerica 17
  • Principal Financial Group 9
  • Fed. Reserve Bank/ St. Louis 7
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers 6
  • Athene/Aviva 6
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks 10
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 83
Career Services
  • Number of companies that recruited students on campus 393
  • Number of companies that posted full-time jobs on school message boards 1,101
Other activities and career services provided to undergraduate business students:
On-campus and virtual internship and career fairs with individual fairs offered for management, marketing, sales, and international opportunities; on-campus recruiting; career advising for domestic and international job opportunities; resume and cover letter evaluation; mock interviews; skills workshops; mentoring opportunities; leadership academy; job search and career development courses; employer relations consultation and development, and alumni career webinars.

Cost

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$19,681
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $7,678
  • Fees $1,539
  • Expenses $10,464
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$38,577
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $26,574
  • Fees $1,539
  • Expenses $10,464
45% Percent of Institutional Grants or Scholarships 9% Percent of Full-tuition Institutional Grants or Scholarships
Basis for Grants or Scholarships
  • Need 40%
  • Merit 60%
More Information
Financial Aid
  • Financial Aid Management No
  • Website http://www.uiowa.edu/financial-aid
Scholarships
$9,685,328
Total aid distributed to undergrad business students last year
$7,456,405
Total aid distributed to undergrad business students this year
Loans
  • Loan Guarantee Policy No
  • Max Loan Guarantee Per Year

Academics

Average Class Size
  • Tippie College of Business
  • All Schools
Core Business Classes
52% 48
50% 46
Elective Business Classes
50% 29
50% 29
Required Classes with a Waiting List
0 Tippie College of Business 13 Average Across All Schools

* On the First Day of Enrollment
Top Areas of Study
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Marketing
More Information
Business Program Classes
16% Less than 20 Students 20% More than 50 Students
64% 21 to 50 students
29 Average number of students in non-business required electives
117 Different Elective Courses
New Electives
  • Information Systems
  • Optimization and Simulation Modeling
  • Decision Support Systems
  • Business Process Analysis
  • Program length Three Year
  • Last change to curriculum 2013
Degrees Offered
  • BBA Bachelor of Business Administration
Faculty
  • All Faculty
  • Tenured
171% 171
30% 30
Prominent Faculty
  • Daniel Collins

    Accounting

  • Erik Lie

    Finance

  • Sara Rynes

    Human Resource Management

  • Are work study or co-ops available? No
  • Description of work study / co-ops:

  • Is study abroad available? Yes
  • Description of study abroad programs:

    London Winterim Program; Summer internship programs in London, Paris, Madrid, and Hong Kong; International Perspectives Program; Consortium of Universities of Management and Business Analysis (CIMBA) Study Abroad Program in Italy; Corvinus University (Budapest); the École Supérieure de Commerce in Amiens (France); Frankfurt Exchange Program (Germany); American College of Thessaloniki Exchange (Greece); Tilburg University Exchange (Netherlands); Vienna Exchange (Austria)

  • Is community service or volunteering available? Yes
  • Description of community service/volunteering:

    Opportunities for volunteer work and community service are primarily available through student organizations. Collegiate examples include Tippie Build (Habitat for Humanity project), tax preparation for low income individuals and families (VITA), and youth entrepreneurship programs. University examples include Dance Marathon and Children’s Miracle Network (UI Hospitals and Clinics). Community examples include Ronald McDonald House, Wesley Center (free lunches), and Big Brothers/Big Sisters.

Students

27% Students in Top 10% of High School Class 44% Students with High School GPA over 3.75
1260 75th Percentile Score on SAT 28 75th Percentile Score on ACT
Student Body Breakdown
  • International Students
  • U.S. Students
  • Male Students
  • Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
Not Reported
59% 59
White
36% 36
Hispanic
2% 2
* Percentages are for U.S. citizens in most recent entering class; only top three responses shown.
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U.S. Regional Breakdown
0%
98%
0%
1%
0%
0%
Student Citizenship
U.S.
81% 81
Other Non-U.S. Citizenship
18% 18
Canada
1% 1
Dual Citizenship
0% 0
20 Average age of full-time students
86% Freshman retention rate
Graduation Rate
  • 4 Years
  • 6 Years
83% 83
99% 99

Alumni

Alumni Donors
Total Living Alumni 34,579
Alumni Donations
$2,211 Average Gift $850,000 Largest Gift

Anonymous

Most Prominent Alumni
  • Mark Buthman

    Senior VP & CFO, Kimberly-Clark Corporation

  • Laura Desmond

    CEO, Starcom MediaVest Group

  • Chris Klein

    CEO, Fortune Brand Homes & Security