Push the boundaries of what’s possible

At the Ivy College of Business, the boundaries of what’s possible are yours to push, shape, and redefine.

Here, you will envision your future, and we will help you make it real. You’ll gain the skills and experience to seize every opportunity to achieve your goals and make a lasting impact on the world of business. So, bring your optimism, enthusiasm, entrepreneurial spirit, and individuality. We are ready to welcome and support you as you build the foundation of your legacy at the Ivy College of Business. 

The academic programs at Ivy offer a wide selection of majors, minors, and certificates to explore…the perfect conditions for finding your path.

  • Did you know?

We don’t want to brag, but…

  • The Ivy College of Business ranks in the top 22 percent in the nation for undergraduate programs — 2024 U.S. News & World Report.
  • Ivy ranks in the top 2 percent of business schools in the world to be accredited in both business and accounting by AACSB International.
  • Ivy ranks among the top 10 percent of all accredited, full-time MBA programs in the United States — 2024 U.S. News & World Report.

Ivy College of Business rankings

Learning outside the classroom

Opportunities after graduation


Graduate programs

Whether you’re looking for an on-campus master’s program or you’re a professional looking for a flexible master’s degree to take your career to new heights, the Ivy College of Business has a portfolio of programs to help you achieve your goals.

Full-time programs are offered at the Iowa State University campus in Ames, Iowa. Learn from award-winning faculty, be supported by dedicated staff, and enjoy the Gerdin Business Building, home to the Debbie and Jerry Ivy College of Business.


PhD program

The Ivy College of Business doctorate program is a full-time, residential program that focuses on theory and development and will prepare you to transition to academic positions at leading universities in the United States and abroad.

Our program will prepare you to conduct and publish scholarly research. In addition to excellent coursework, your education will be enhanced through participation in research seminars, joint research projects with faculty, and participation in academic conferences. As a PhD student, you are strongly encouraged to publish your work in top journals in preparation for future job placement.

Gerdin Business Building

Research at Ivy

Faculty members across every department at the Ivy College of Business consistently contribute to their respective fields by regularly publishing in top journals. Researchers are vital to finding solutions to today’s business challenges.

Ivy College of Business

Gerdin Business Building
2167 Union Drive
Ames, IA 50011