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Accounting (MAc)

The Master of Accountancy (MAc) is a nonthesis degree awarded by the Graduate College.

Admission Requirements 

Applicants must meet the Admission Requirements of the Graduate College and the department offering the degree program. View departmental requirements. 

Estimated Cost of Attendance

Tuition and fees vary by degree program and the type of student you are.

Application Deadlines 

Students who wish to apply for a teaching assistantship must apply to the MAc program no later than March 1.

  • Fall Semester—July 15 (April 15 for international students)
  • Spring Semester—December 1 (October 1 for international students)
  • Summer Session—April 15 (March 1 for international students)

Application Procedures 

The graduate application process has two steps

  • You must first submit the online application to the Graduate College and pay the $60 application fee by credit card ($100 for international applicants).
  • Once you have submitted your application, you will receive an email instructing you on how to upload your supporting documents and submit letters of recommendation.  A few programs require materials be sent directly to them. However, almost all supplemental material can and should be uploaded from your Admissions Profile on Iowa Student Information System, our online service center for applicants and students.  You can only access this AFTER you have submitted your application.

Degree Program Supplemental Materials

  • Résumé and cover letter
  • A statement of purpose
  • A Departmental Form to Designate Your Area of Specialization
  • A Departmental Scholarship Application Form to apply for financial aid

Recommendations

The application requirement section of your Profile includes an electronic letter of recommendation feature. If your program of study requires letters of recommendation, you will be asked to give the contact information of your recommenders including their email on your Admissions Profile. The recommender will then get an email giving them instructions on how to upload the recommendation letter and/or form.

  • Three Letters of Recommendation

Materials to send to Admissions:

  • A set of your official academic records/transcripts (current and former UI students do not need to provide UI transcripts)
  • Your official GMAT scores from www.mba.com (Iowa's institutional code is 4RL-2J-38)
  • International students may also be required to submit TOEFL or IELTS scores to comply with the university's English Language Proficiency Requirements.
  • Once recommended for admission, international students must send a Financial Statement.

Apply 

Apply Online, the $60 application fee ($100 for international students) is payable by Discover, MasterCard, or Visa.

Contact Information 

Master of Accountancy Program
The University of Iowa
W252 John Pappajohn Business Building
Iowa City, IA 52242
accounting@uiowa.edu
319-335-0910

Office of Admissions
The University of Iowa
107 Calvin Hall
Iowa City, IA 52242-1396
admissions@uiowa.edu
319-335-1525