Iowa’s Tippie School of Management

Iowa's Tippie School of Management is ranked 48th among the top 100 business schools in the U.S. by Poets&Quants.

48. University of Iowa

Henry B. Tippie School of Management

100 Pomerantz Center, Suite C432 
Iowa City, IA 52242

Admissions: 319-335-2792 or 800-MBA-IOWA



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At Tippie, students complete a core group of business foundation courses in the first 16-week semester of the MBA program. These courses cover the functional areas critical to a strong knowledge base. This means students get to their career academy courses and consulting projects in the second semester, before their summer internship.

The plan of study encompasses 67 semester hours, including 13 required courses. The foundation courses are completed in the fall semester of year one. Advanced core courses follow in semesters 2-4, along with courses specific to your academic track, plus a number of electives you’re free to customize. Leadership, Ethics & Professionalism is required in every semester.

Latest Up-to-Date MBA Rankings:

Poets&Quants: 48

BusinessWeek: NR

Forbes: 20

U.S. News & World Report: 42

Financial Times: 64

The Economist: 66

Tuition & Fees: $37,540 (resident)

Tuition & Fees: $66,296 (non-resident)

Median GMAT: 650

GMAT Range (mid-80%): 600-720

Average GPA: 3.41

Acceptance Rate: 37%

Full-Time Enrollment: 140

International: 19%

Female: 13%


African American: 5%

Asian American: 5%

Hispanic or Latino American: 5%

Mean Age: 27

Median Base Salary: $83,000

Median Signing Bonus: $10,000

Percentage of MBAs with Job Offers at Graduation: 71%

Percentage of MBAs with Job Offers Three Months Later: 95%

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