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The University of Iowa Henry B. Tippie School of Management

Iowa City, IA

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Admissions Programs
The Tippie MBA seeks candidates demonstrating the ability to complete a rigorous academic program and the potential for success.

Academic Background
In addition to GPA, we consider the difficulty of the major completed and the reputation of the institution. We do not require a...
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Tippie Students Say...

Applicants to Tippie's MBA programs must submit an online application, official transcripts of post-secondary work, essays, a professional resume, a list of three references, an official GMAT score report, an admissions interview, and a TOEFL or IELTS score for international students. The school... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

C432 Pomerantz Center

Tippie School of Management, The University of Iowa

Iowa City, IA 52242-1000

United States

Phone: 319-335-1039

Fax: 319-335-3604


Admissions Statistics
Admissions Selectivity Rating:92
Average UGrad GPA:3.43
Average GMAT Score:671
GMAT Range (25-75%):630 - 710
Average Years of Work Experience:4
Total # of Applicants:240
Total # of Applicants Accepted:109
Total # Enrolled:53
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Application Process
Rolling Admission:Yes
Rolling Admission Deadline:07/30
Rolling Decision Notification:No
Early / Priority Application Deadline:12/01
Regular Application Deadline:07/30
International Application Deadline:04/01
In-State Application Fee:$60
Out-of-State Application Fee:$60
International Applicant Application Fee:$100
Applications accepted for other terms than Fall:Yes
Terms and Deadlines:MBA-PM only:-Spring 12/15
Early Decision Programs:No
Transfer Applicants Accepted:Yes
Transfer Admission Policy:Yes
Deferred Admission:Yes
Admissions Process Need Blind:Yes
Admissions Journal:
The University of Iowa's Henry B. Tippie School of Management offers a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree consistently ranked in the top 50 MBA programs in the world. Many characteristics contribute to the quality of the Tippie MBA, including a flexible curriculum and great placement results. Here are a few of the attributes that set Tippie apart from other programs.

A Personal Touch
Or students are never just a face in the crowd. They form relationships with classmates, faculty, and staff that continue long after the formal program is complete. In fact, our students are on a first-name basis with the dean. By limiting class size, we provide a program that meets individual needs.

The Tippie School of Management attracts the best and brightest students from around the world, making the program one of the most reputable programs in the world. While at Tippie, students enhance their knowledge of business fundamentals, develop leadership experience, and further their professional development. We produce graduates that go on to business success across the country and the world.

Iowa City has a cosmopolitan atmosphere and rich culture, contributing to the city's selection by Forbes as one of the nation's best "small cities". Enjoy Big Ten athletics, world-class cultural events, ethnic restaurants, and parks all within easy driving distance of Chicago, Minneapolis, St. Louis, and Kansas City.

The Tippie MBA is one-of-a-kind. Taught by world-class faculty in a dynamic, Big Ten town, the Tippie MBA is an outstanding value.
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Admissions Requirements
GMAT Score:Required
Essay / Personal Statement:Required
Undergraduate GPA:Required
Extracurricular Activities:Optional
Letters of Recommendation:Required
Work Experience:Required
State Residency:Optional
Other:Admissions decisions are also influenced by management and business experience and demonstrated leadership abilities.
For Non-Native English Speakers:TOEFL Required:Yes
TOEFL Recommended:No
Minimum TOEFL Score
(Paper Based Test):
Minimum TOEFL Score
(Computer Based Test):
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Admissions Factors
GMAT Score:Very Important
Undergraduate GPA:Important
Letters of Recommendation:Important
Essay / Personal Statement:Important
Interviews:Very Important
Extracurricular Activities:Important
Work Experience:Very Important
Other Factors:Unknown
Special programs offered to recruit underrepresented students or students with disadvantaged backgrounds:The Tippie Scholar Program earmarks financial awards for underrepresented minority candidates, typically covering the full cost of tuition.
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Admissions Requirements

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  • Average Ugrad GPA:
  • Average GMAT Score:
  • GMAT Range (25-75%):
    630 - 710
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  • Rolling Admission:
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