Graceland University Business Major Ranked in Top 10 in Iowa

Professor of Accounting, Linda DeBarthe teaching a male and female student

Graceland University has been ranked among the top 10 Best Colleges for Business Majors in Iowa, according to Zippia, an organization specializing in offering support to college graduates in navigating their career options and direction.

According to Zippa, they looked at data on the 26 institutions of higher learning in Iowa to determine which programs offer the best career opportunities after graduation for business majors. The results were determined by an average ranking in the following criteria:

  • Mean earnings after 6 years
  • Mean earnings after 10 years
  • Ratio of people working to not working after 10 years
  • Percentage of graduating class that are business majors
  • Admissions rate
  • Graduation rate
  • Average cost of attendance
  • Average amount of debt

After the results were tallied, Graceland University’s business major ranked at number 10 in the state of Iowa.

The Sandage School of Business is one of the largest schools at Graceland University, where students learn from caring, dedicated faculty for whom teaching is more than a job – it’s a passion. Students in the school of business at Graceland have direct access to the Sandage Center for the Study of Free Enterprize and Entrepreneurship and the award-winning Enactus program, and have the opportunity to participate in business and entrepreneurial events on and off campus.

Business Research Guide also named Graceland's C.H. Sandage School of Business as one of the 50 Most Innovative Small College Business Departments in 2015.