AIB offers many transfer bachelor's degree programs, including business, accounting, and more.

Completing your degree has never been easier. At AIB, you'll benefit from diverse program offerings, highly qualified instructors, a well-connected career services team and learning options that include dayblended and online classes.

See frequently asked questions by transfer students.

Admission requirements

Prospective students interested in applying for admission to AIB will need to submit an application and other required documentation. Students may apply online or request an application from the AIB Admissions Office.

  • A GPA above 2.0 with 12 or more college credits is required for acceptance. 
  • Submit an application to the AIB Admissions Office.
  • Submit an official copy of your college transcript. Transcripts can be mailed to:

AIB College of Business
Attn: Admissions
2500 Fleur Dr
Des Moines, IA 50321

Are you transferring from one of Iowa's community colleges?

See how your completed college courses transfer to AIB  in our Course Equivalency Guide

2015-2016 Cost of Attendance

AIB College of Business is committed to providing students with a quality education at an affordable cost. Our Forsyth Financial Aid Office works with each student to ensure his or her degree path is accessible at AIB, where more than 90 percent of students receive financial aid other than loans. At AIB, a student transferring in an associate degree can complete a bachelor’s degree in six or seven terms.

Transfer student (three terms per year)
Full-time undergraduate tuition: $17,700
Room: $3,075 to $4,200
Student fees: $420
Annual rate includes three terms per academic year, with 12 to 19.5 quarter hours per term.

Transfer student (four terms per year, no off  terms)
Full-time undergraduate tuition: $23,600
Room: $4200 to $5,600
Student Fees: $560
Annual rate includes four terms per academic year, with 12 to 19.5 quarter hours per term.

Click here for 2014-2015 tuition and fees.

Transfer Student Scholarship Options 

Articulation Agreements

AIB College of Business has Articulation Agreements* with the following colleges:

  • Des Moines Area Community College
  • Eastern Iowa Community College District
  • Hawkeye Community College
  • Indian Hills Community College
  • Iowa Central Community College
  • Iowa Lakes Community College
  • Iowa Valley Community College District
  • Iowa Western Community College
  • Kirkwood Community College
  • North Iowa Area Community College
  • Northeast Iowa Community College
  • Northwest Iowa Community College
  • Southeastern Community College
  • Southwestern Community College
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College
*AIB College of Business also accepts transfer credit from regionally accredited associate degree-granting colleges that do not have an articulation agreement with AIB.

Transfer from any Iowa Community College seamlessly to get your bachelor's degree in business.


Available Majors

Blended/Evening Students:
Business Administration

Business Administration

Online Students:
Business Administration
Contemporary Business Communications
All but Athletic Coaching, Human Resources Management and Marketing

Athletic Coaching
Business Administration
Financial Services
Human Resources Management
International Business
Sports and Event Management

*Not all minors are available for every major.  Talk to an Admissions Executive for more information.