Tippie School of Management

The University of Iowa Tippie School of Management is one of the top leading business schools in the US, consistently ranked in the top 50 among more than 1,500 MBA programs in the nation. Tippie is one of the Big Ten business schools.

The Tippie MBA program offers an accelerated executive MBA degree in as little as 21 months for experienced business leaders.


- The Tippie School of Management and two other graduate programs in the Tippie College are ranked among the top 25 public graduate business programs in the country in the U.S. News and World Report rankings (2010). The MBA program is 44th among all colleges and universities. Among top 50 schools, Tippie had the fifth highest placement ranking among public schools, seventh overall, with 95.2 percent of its graduates employed within three months of graduation. In addition, other graduate specialty rankings include: Accounting ranked 11th among public universities and 21st overall; the doctoral program in economics ranked 15th among public universities and 34th overall.

- Tippie Full-time MBA is placed among the best in the world (2010 Financial Times Global MBA Rankings). It is rated 12th for public US schools, 36th in the US overall, and 64th in the world. In addition, the program ranked #39 in the world for placement success.

- Financial Times ranked the Tippie MBA finance program as the No. 1 full-time public program globally, and No. 9 overall (2009).

- Forbes ranked Tippie 5th for fastest payback in 2009, second only to Ivy League schools like Cornell, Harvard, and Dartmouth.

- 61st globally in the Economic Intelligence Unit Full Time MBA Ranking (2009).

- Ranked among top 45 in the US according to the BusinessWeek's Best U.S. B-Schools of 2008. Recruiters ranked Tippie MBA students as being strong in the following areas:
  - Analytical Skills (31st)
  - Communication Skills (24th)
  - Competing Globally (38th)
  - Teamwork (30th)
  - Finance (33rd)
  - Marketing (25th)
  - Operations/Production (20th)
  - Accounting (17th)
  - General Management (33rd)
  - Most Improved (26th)
  - Career Services (27th)

- 79th globally in the FT Ranking of World Top 95 EMBA Programs (2008).