University of Iowa Tippie College of Business
Transfer Tip Sheet [pdf]
Students seeking the following majors must be admitted to the Tippie College of Business:
- Must be of junior standing, 60 semester hours.
- Must have a minimum 2.75 prerequisite GPA with no grade below C.
- Must have a 2.75 cumulative GPA.
Additional Admission Requirements for Accounting Majors
- Pass the Accounting Writing Assessment test.
- Have a minimum 3.0 GPA at the University of Iowa.
- Have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA.
- Have a minimum 2.67 GPA in Financial and Managerial Accounting.
Application deadlines are March 1 for fall semester and October 1 for spring semester.
Students transferring to the University of Iowa should consult closely with their Hawkeye advisor as well as the University of Iowa transfer advisor to ensure that they are completing all of the necessary course requirements.
These requirements are subject to change without notice. Please check with the University of Iowa for verification of courses.
It is recommended that students intending to transfer to the Tippie College of Business complete all of the prerequisite courses prior to transfer. Doing this will allow you to enter the College immediately upon transferring to the University of Iowa and will increase the likelihood of timely graduation.
Students who have not met all pre-requisites prior to transfer will begin in the College of Liberal Arts as pre-business majors.
Core Business Courses
The following core Business courses are not required for admission, but can be completed at Hawkeye.
Foreign Language Requirements
Students who receive an Associate of Arts degree from Hawkeye are considered to have met all general education requirements with the exception of World Language. All students entering the Tippie College of Business must complete the fourth level of a single foreign language (4 years of high school foreign language or four semesters in college) or two levels (2 years in high school or 2 semesters in college) of two different foreign languages. High school work can be used to satisfy part, or all of the foreign language requirement.
Courses at Hawkeye that can be used to fulfill this requirement: