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What will I learn?

The objective of the Business Economics major is to provide a high quality education with a balanced emphasis in both business and economics. Such an education should equip graduates with a unique set of skills distinguishing them from other graduates. In particular, they will have the ability to use both business and economic reasoning to think critically and address complex issues using tools and decision making models of economics, business, mathematics, statistics, as well as concepts from the biological, physical, and social sciences; to make decisions and to communicate effectively.

Which department am I in?

College of Business

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
US$26,140.00 per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

24 August 2020

Venue

College of Business

2200 Gerdin Business Building,

2167 Union Drive,

AMES,

Iowa,

50011, United States

Entry requirements

For international students

Students must meet the requirements for admission as indicated below: 4 years of English or your native language; 3 years of science (including at least two years of laboratory science courses which emphasize elements of biology, chemistry, or physics); 3 years of math (including algebra and geometry); 2 years of social studies; SAT or ACT test scores are not required for admission, but providing them will speed up your admission decision. SAT or ACT is required for freshman scholarship consideration.

English Language Requirements:

TOEFL - Internet-Based TOEFL (IBT) score of 71 with a minimum score of 17 in both the Writing and Speaking sections and Paper-Based TOEFL (PBT) score of 530

IELTS - Overall band score of 6.0 with no sub score below 5.5

PTE - Score of 48

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About this uni

There are eight distinct colleges with more than 300 programs, where passionate faculty are challenging some of the world’s most pressing issues.

  • Scholarships available for freshmen and transfer students
  • Eight colleges offering over 300 programs
  • Based in Ames, at the heart of Iowa
  • Stunning campus with plenty of student-run activities