About the College of Business
Educating Future Business Leaders
The College of Business at Iowa State University conducts and shares research to educate tomorrow's business leaders so they are prepared to deal with multi-disciplinary, global, technological, ethical and diversity challenges.
Although business education has been taught at Iowa State University since the early 1920s, the College of Business was not established until 1984. Its fall 2012 enrollment is 3,525 students.
The college moved into the Gerdin Business Building in 2004. The 111,000-square foot building is equipped with state-of-the-art technology, including high-tech laboratories that allow students and faculty to replicate real-world business situations, like securities trading and market research.
Curriculum & Standards
These capabilities, combined with a solid curriculum, nationally-recognized faculty, and welcoming atmosphere, provide business students with an innovative educational experience. Students also benefit from faculty and staff who are dedicated, approachable, and responsive, creating an unmatched business education experience.