Macc On Campus


Iowa State University

12 months
1705 USD/credit 51150 USD/year
1610 USD/credit 48300 USD/year
722 USD/credit 21660 USD/year
Tuition fee
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If you want to add improved critical thinking, analytical decision making, and communication skills to your arsenal of accounting expertise, our master of Accounting (MACC) program at Iowa State University is for you.


Designed to meet the needs of accountants in public and private industries, our comprehensive program will prepare you to take the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam or the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) exam. Whichever direction you want to go, we’ve got you covered. 

Our Accounting MACC program at Iowa State University provides: 

  • Fulfillment of the 150-hour CPA certification requirement  
  • CPA or CMA exam preparation 
  • Area specializations  
  • Hands-on, real-world coursework 
  • London study abroad option
  • Opportunity for a higher starting salary and faster advancement in your career 


Iowa State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Accounting Information Systems
  • Governmental  &Non-profit Institution Acct
  • Advanced Accounting Problems
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Volunteer Income Tax Assistance
  • International Accounting 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

The following application materials are required:

  • resume
  • official college transcripts
  • two letters of recommendation
  • three essays
  • GMAT/GRE score, may be waived for Ivy accounting majors with a 3.25 GPA or better and a B grade or better from all required accounting courses
  • TOEFL, IELTS, or Duolingo English score for non-native English speakers

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    51150 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1705 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    48300 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1610 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    21660 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 722 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Ames

1158 - 1797 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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