About Ivy


We are Ivy!

At the Debbie and Jerry Ivy College of Business, we are committed to offering a high-quality education in a way that prepares students for their real-world experiences. Our students explore their passion, identify their purpose, and pursue meaningful careers to impact the world of business around them.


Join the largest undergraduate business college in Iowa

We bring together world-class faculty, staff, programs, and facilities to deliver business education for a rapidly changing world.

We are the only business college at a public university where all students are directly admitted into the college and into their major. That means our students are business students when they begin their first semester. This provides immediate access to the many resources available to business students, including academic advising, career services, student organizations, and assistance in our writing and speaking center — from day one.

Morgan Hawkins

I took full advantage of everything that was available to me at Ivy. I connected with professors. I attended guest speakers and networking events. I really couldn’t ask for a better experience.

— Morgan Hawkins (’23 entrepreneurship, management)

Voted #1 for Best MBA Program in Des Moines – again!

Our part-time program was voted “Best MBA Program in Des Moines” — six years running! Offered online and in downtown Des Moines, Iowa, the Ivy MBA is a high-quality program that provides flexibility for professionals who seek career advancement in about two years. We have much to be proud of at the Ivy College of Business. Check out all of our rankings and see why we are consistently ranked among the best business colleges in the country.

Visit Ivy

While you tour the Iowa State University campus, be sure to visit the recently renovated Gerdin Business Building, home of the Ivy College of Business. The building was expanded and renovated in 2020, creating a state-of-the-art facility designed with students in mind.

Ivy College of Business

Gerdin Business Building
2167 Union Drive
Ames, IA 50011