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Business Administration Schools in Iowa

There are 42 schools in the state of Iowa offering business administration programs. 6,081 students graduated with degrees from Iowa business administration schools in 2010. 2,690 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 1,856 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 5,278 students graduate from programs in this state in business administration per year. This accounts for 2% of business administration students who schools in the United States graduate. Of those, 72 students graduated with certificates in business administration, 1,448 with an associate's level degree, 2,690 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 1,856 with a master's level degree, and 15 with a degree at the doctorate level.

42 business administration schools are located in this state. Out of these, while 25 schools are private, 17 schools are public. While tuition at a private business administration school varies from $11,040 to $33,480, public business administration school tuition varies from $6,997 to $7,417.

Average tuition for programs in business administration is $18,028. The highest tuition for business administration programs, which is $33,480 every year, is at Luther College, while the lowest tuition in this midwestern state, which is $6,997 each year, is at Iowa State University.

Iowa business administration schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Business Administration Program Completions in Iowa 2006 - 2010

On average, 5,278 students graduate from programs in this state in business administration per year. This accounts for 2% of business administration students who schools in the United States graduate. Of those, 72 students graduated with certificates in business administration, 1,448 with an associate's level degree, 2,690 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 1,856 with a master's level degree, and 15 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Business Administration Program Completions in Iowa 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 33
  • Certificate 2007: 51
  • Certificate 2008: 77
  • Certificate 2009: 69
  • Certificate 2010: 72
  • Associate 2006: 823
  • Associate 2007: 799
  • Associate 2008: 809
  • Associate 2009: 1074
  • Associate 2010: 1448
  • Bachelor 2006: 1444
  • Bachelor 2007: 1674
  • Bachelor 2008: 2476
  • Bachelor 2009: 3293
  • Bachelor 2010: 2690
  • Master 2006: 842
  • Master 2007: 773
  • Master 2008: 1097
  • Master 2009: 1702
  • Master 2010: 1856
  • Doctorate 2006: 8
  • Doctorate 2007: 12
  • Doctorate 2008: 17
  • Doctorate 2009: 16
  • Doctorate 2010: 15

Business Administration Program Availability in Iowa

Schools in this state offer a total of 74 business administration programs. Of these programs, 37.8% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the associates level, the masters level, and the doctoral level.

Business Administration Program Availability in Iowa

  • Certificate: 7
  • Associate: 24
  • Bachelor: 28
  • Master: 12
  • Doctorate: 3

Career Trends

General and Operations Managers — Salary by Percentile

General and Operations Managers — Salary by Percentile

General and Operations Managers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 45140
  • 25th Percentile: 59810
  • Median: 83350
  • 75th Percentile: 121240
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Career Trends

General and Operations Managers — Employment Trend

General and Operations Managers — Employment Trend

General and Operations Managers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 77320
  • Median Salary 2007: 83070
  • Median Salary 2008: 83010
  • Median Salary 2009: 84380
  • Median Salary 2010: 83350
  • Total Employed 2006: 10560
  • Total Employed 2007: 9080
  • Total Employed 2008: 9620
  • Total Employed 2009: 10710
  • Total Employed 2010: 12340

Iowa vs National Business Administration Employment

Iowa vs National Business Administration Employment

  • Employed in Iowa: 0.722% (12340)

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1. Central College

812 University
Pella, IA 50219
(877) 462-3687

Central College is in Pella, IA and this school offers one program in business administration. Overall, 1,648 students pursue degrees in 37 programs at this school. This small school is the fifth largest institution in the state of Iowa offering business administration in terms of programs.

2. Graceland University - Lamoni

1 University Place
Lamoni, IA 50140
(641) 784-5000

Graceland University-Lamoni offers one program in business administration and this school, which is very close to Lamoni, Iowa, is in a rural area. In terms of enrollment, GU ranks ninth in the state of Iowa.

3. Kaplan University - Cedar Falls

7009 Nordic Drive
Cedar Falls, IA 50613
(319) 277-0220

Kaplan University-Cedar Falls is near the heart of downtown. KU offers two programs in business administration. More specifically, this school offers students one associate's level business administration degree and one business administration degree at the bachelor's level. 749 students seek degrees in 12 programs at Kaplan, overall.

4. The Maharishi University of Management

1000 N 4th St
Fairfield, IA 52557
(515) 472-7000

The Maharishi University of Management is located in Fairfield, IA. It offers four business administration programs. Out of those, this school offers students one certificate in business administration, one degree at the bachelor's level in business administration, one master's level degree in business administration, and one business administration degree at the doctorate level. Overall, 1,180 students pursue degrees in 30 programs at this very small school.

5. The University of Dubuque

2000 University Ave
Dubuque, IA 52001
(563) 589-3000

The University of Dubuque is near the center of the city. It offers two business administration programs. Specifically, students are offered one bachelor's level degree in business administration by UD and one business administration degree at the master's level. It is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering programs in business administration.

6. The University of Phoenix - Des Moines

6600 Westown Pkwy
West Des Moines, IA 50266-7724
(515) 267-8218

The University of Phoenix-Des Moines, which is 4.6 miles from the center of the city, is in West Des Moines, IA. It offers two business administration programs. Specifically, it offers students one degree at the bachelor's level in business administration and one degree at the master's level in business administration. In terms of programs, it is the tenth largest institution in the state of Iowa offering business administration.

7. Buena Vista University

610 W 4th St
Storm Lake, IA 50588
(712) 749-2400

Buena Vista University offers one program in business administration and it is located in Storm Lake, IA. In terms of programs, this school is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Iowa offering business administration.

8. Ellsworth Community College

1100 College Ave
Iowa Falls, IA 50126
(800) 322-9235

Ellsworth Community College is in Iowa Falls, IA. It offers two business administration programs. More specifically, it offers students one business administration certificate and one associate's level degree in business administration. Overall, 1,078 students pursue degrees in 30 programs at this community college. In terms of programs, it is the third biggest institution in the state of Iowa offering business administration.

9. Briar Cliff University

3303 Rebecca St
Sioux City, IA 51104
(712) 279-5321

Briar Cliff University, which is 2.2 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Sioux City, IA and BCU offers one program in business administration. This school is a 4-year institution.

10. North Iowa Area Community College

500 College Dr
Mason City, IA 50401
(641) 423-1264

North Iowa Area Community College is located in Mason City, Iowa, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This college offers two business administration programs. Specifically, students are offered one business administration certificate by it and one degree at the associate's level in business administration. This college is a public 2-year institution. This college is the third oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering programs in business administration.

11. Marshalltown Community College

3700 S Center St
Marshalltown, IA 50158
(641) 752-7106

Marshalltown Community College offers two business administration programs. Out of those, students are offered one certificate in business administration by it and one associate's level business administration degree. This community college is located in Marshalltown, Iowa, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It is one of 16 community colleges in Iowa. It is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering business administration programs.

12. Northeast Iowa Community College - Calmar

1625 Hwy 150
Calmar, IA 52132-0400
(563) 562-3263

Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar is in Calmar, Iowa, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one program in business administration. It is a public 2-year institution. This college is the tenth biggest institution in the state of Iowa offering business administration.

13. Kaplan University - Mason City

Plaza West 2570 4th Street SW
Mason City, IA 50401
(641) 423-2530

Kaplan University-Mason City offers two business administration programs. Specifically, students are offered one associate's level business administration degree by this school and one degree at the bachelor's level in business administration. This school is a for-profit 4-year institution.

14. Southeastern Community College

1500 West Agency Road
West Burlington, IA 52655-0180
(319) 752-2731

Southeastern Community College, which is very close to West Burlington, Iowa, is in a rural setting and it offers one business administration program. It is a public 2-year institution.

15. Kaplan University - Cedar Rapids

3165 Edgewood Parkway SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
(319) 363-0481

Kaplan University-Cedar Rapids offers two business administration programs. Out of those, students are offered one business administration degree at the associate's level by it and one bachelor's level degree in business administration. Kaplan is 3.1 miles from the center of the city. Overall, 916 students seek degrees in 13 programs at this school.

16. Emmaus Bible College

2570 Asbury Rd
Dubuque, IA 52001-3096
(563) 588-8000

Emmaus Bible College offers one program in business administration and this school, which is 2.2 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Dubuque, IA. In terms of programs, it is the tenth biggest institution in the state of Iowa offering business administration.

17. Kaplan University - Council Bluffs

1751 Madison Avenue- Suite 750
Council Bluffs, IA 51503-5289
(712) 328-4212

Kaplan University-Council Bluffs offers two business administration programs. Specifically, it offers one business administration degree at the associate's level to students and one degree at the bachelor's level in business administration. KU is 2.2 miles from the center of the city. 382 students seek degrees in eight Kaplan University-Council Bluffs programs, overall. In terms of programs, this very small school is the sixth largest institution in the state of Iowa offering business administration.

18. The AIB College of Business

2500 Fleur Drive
Des Moines, IA 50321-1799
(515) 244-4221

The AIB College of Business, which is near the center of the city, is in Des Moines, IA. AIB offers three programs in business administration. Of those, this school offers students two associate's level degrees in business administration and one degree at the bachelor's level in business administration. Overall, 937 students pursue degrees in 20 AIB College of Business programs. In terms of programs, this specialized school is the largest institution in the state of Iowa offering business administration.

19. ITT Technical Institute - Clive

1860 NW 118th St- Ste 110
Clive, IA 50325
(515) 327-5500

ITT Technical Institute-Clive is a for-profit 4-year institution. It is in the suburbs of Clive, Iowa. This very small school is one of several campuses. It offers five associates level degrees and six degrees at the bachelors level to students. In 2010, 280 students sought degrees from the nine programs at ITT Tech. It offers subjects including legal assisting and technology. It is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools. This technical college is one of 3 technical colleges in Iowa.

20. Iowa Wesleyan College

601 N Main Street
Mount Pleasant, IA 52641
(319) 385-8021

Iowa Wesleyan College is in Mount Pleasant, IA and it offers one program in business administration. Overall, 771 students seek degrees in 33 IWC programs.

21. Western Iowa Tech Community College

4647 Stone Ave
Sioux City, IA 51102-5199
(712) 274-6400

Western Iowa Tech Community College, which is 3.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Sioux City, IA and it offers one business administration program. This college is one of 16 community colleges in Iowa. This college is the seventh biggest institution in the state of Iowa offering business administration.

22. Northwest Iowa Community College

603 W Park St
Sheldon, IA 51201
(712) 324-5061

Northwest Iowa Community College is located in Sheldon, Iowa, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers two business administration programs. More specifically, this community college offers one business administration certificate to students and one degree at the associate's level in business administration. This college is one of 16 community colleges in Iowa. It is the ninth oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering business administration programs.

23. Coe College

1220 First Ave NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402-5092
(319) 399-8000

Coe College offers one program in business administration and Coe, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Cedar Rapids, IA. This school is a 4-year institution. It is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering programs in business administration.

24. Saint Ambrose University

518 W Locust St
Davenport, IA 52803-2898
(563) 333-6000

Saint Ambrose University offers three business administration programs. Out of those, it offers students one bachelor's level business administration degree, one business administration degree at the master's level, and one doctorate level business administration degree. St. Ambrose, which is 1.0 miles from the center of the city, is in Davenport, IA.

25. Iowa State University

3410 Beardshear Hall
Ames, IA 50011-2030
(515) 294-5836

Iowa State University, which is near the center of the city, is in Ames, IA and ISU offers one business administration program. This large university is a public, 4-year, research institution. In terms of programs, Iowa State is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Iowa offering business administration.

26. Luther College

700 College Drive
Decorah, IA 52101-1045
(563) 387-2000

Luther College is located in Decorah, Iowa, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one program in business administration. This liberal arts college is a 4-year institution. This liberal arts college is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering business administration programs.

27. The Eastern Iowa Community College District

306 W River Dr
Davenport, IA 52801-1221
(563) 336-3300

The Eastern Iowa Community College District is in the center of Davenport. It offers two business administration programs. Of those, it offers students one certificate in business administration and one associate's level business administration degree. 9,365 students pursue degrees in 73 programs at this public college, overall. It is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Iowa offering business administration.

28. The University of Northern Iowa

1222 W 27th St
Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0005
(319) 273-2311

The University of Northern Iowa, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Cedar Falls, IA. This university offers two programs in business administration. Specifically, students are offered one bachelor's level business administration degree by this research university and one master's level business administration degree. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution.

29. Drake University

2507 University Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50311-4505
(515) 271-2011

Drake University offers two programs in business administration. Out of those, students are offered one business administration degree at the bachelor's level by it and one business administration degree at the master's level. This university, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Des Moines, IA. Drake is a 4-year research institution. It is the seventh biggest institution in the state of Iowa offering business administration.

30. Kaplan University - Des Moines

4655 121st Street
Urbandale, IA 50323
(515) 727-2100

Kaplan University-Des Moines offers two business administration programs. Of those, this school offers one degree at the associate's level in business administration to students and one bachelor's level business administration degree. This very small school, which is very close to Urbandale, Iowa, is located in a rural area. It is a for-profit 4-year institution.

31. Loras College

1450 Alta Vista
Dubuque, IA 52004-0178
(563) 588-7100

Loras College, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Dubuque, IA and Loras offers one business administration program. It is one of 16 liberal arts colleges in Iowa. This liberal arts college is the oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering programs in business administration.

32. Morningside College

1501 Morningside Ave
Sioux City, IA 51106-1751
(712) 274-5000

Morningside College offers one business administration program and Morningside, which is 2.7 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Sioux City, IA. This school is a 4-year institution.

33. Southwestern Community College

1501 W. Townline Street
Creston, IA 50801
(641) 782-7081x413

Southwestern Community College offers one program in business administration and this college, which is very close to Creston, Iowa, is in a rural setting. This community college is a public 2-year institution.

34. Clarke University

1550 Clarke Dr
Dubuque, IA 52001-3198
(563) 588-6300

Clarke University, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Dubuque, IA. It offers two business administration programs. Specifically, this school offers students one bachelor's level degree in business administration and one business administration degree at the master's level. It is a 4-year institution. In terms of programs, Clarke is the second biggest institution in the state of Iowa offering business administration.

35. Upper Iowa University

605 Washington St
Fayette, IA 52142-1857
(563) 425-5200

Upper Iowa University is located in Fayette, Iowa, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This school offers two business administration programs. Specifically, this mid-sized school offers students one associate's level business administration degree and one bachelor's level degree in business administration. It is the tenth largest institution in the state of Iowa offering business administration.

36. Kirkwood Community College

6301 Kirkwood Blvd SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52406-2068
(319) 398-5411

Kirkwood Community College, which is 4.2 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Cedar Rapids, IA. This college offers two business administration programs. Specifically, students are offered one certificate in business administration by it and one associate's level degree in business administration. This college is one of 16 community colleges in Iowa. In terms of programs, it is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Iowa offering business administration.

37. Northwestern College

101 Seventh St SW
Orange City, IA 51041
(712) 707-7000

Northwestern College offers one program in business administration and this school, which is very close to Orange City, Iowa, is in a rural setting. NWC is one of 16 liberal arts colleges in Iowa.

38. Mount Mercy University

1330 Elmhurst Dr NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402-4797
(319) 363-8213

Mount Mercy University, which is 1.8 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Cedar Rapids, IA. Mount Mercy offers two business administration programs. More specifically, Mount Mercy offers one business administration degree at the bachelor's level to students and one business administration degree at the master's level. It is one of 16 liberal arts colleges in Iowa.

39. The University of Iowa

101 Jessup Hall
Iowa City, IA 52242-1316
(319) 335-3500

The University of Iowa offers two business administration programs. Specifically, students are offered one master's level degree in business administration by UI and one degree at the doctorate level in business administration. This university is located in the center of Iowa City. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. This university is the third largest institution in the state of Iowa offering business administration in terms of programs.

40. Iowa Western Community College

2700 College Rd
Council Bluffs, IA 51503-1057
(712) 325-3200

Iowa Western Community College, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Council Bluffs, IA and this college offers one program in business administration. This college is one of 16 community colleges in Iowa.

41. Iowa Lakes Community College

19 S 7th St
Estherville, IA 51334-2295
(712) 362-2601

Iowa Lakes Community College is located in Estherville, IA and this college offers one business administration program. This community college is one of 16 community colleges in Iowa.

42. Dordt College

498 4th Ave NE
Sioux Center, IA 51250-1697
(712) 722-6000

Dordt College is a 4-year institution, founded in 1955. It is in Sioux Center, IA. Students are offered three degrees at the associates level, 86 bachelors level degrees, and one masters level degree by it. In 2010, 1,360 students sought degrees from the 90 programs at this school. This school offers subjects such as information technology, visual communications, and chemistry. This liberal arts college is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. This school is one of 16 liberal arts colleges in Iowa.

43. Des Moines Area Community College

2006 Ankeny Blvd
Ankeny, IA 50023-3993
(515) 964-6241

Des Moines Area Community College is located in the suburbs of Ankeny, Iowa and it offers one business administration program. This large college is one of 16 community colleges in Iowa. It is the third biggest institution in the state of Iowa offering business administration.

44. Iowa Central Community College

One Triton Circle
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
(515) 576-7201

Iowa Central Community College is located in town of Fort Dodge, Iowa and this college offers one program in business administration. Overall, 6,204 students seek degrees in 49 programs at this community college. In terms of programs, this college is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Iowa offering business administration.