Established in 1857, Upper Iowa University is a fully accredited institution of higher learning that offers the following advantages:
Residential Campus, Online, Self-Paced, U.S. Centers [offering evening and some weekend classes], and programs for international students in the United States or at UIU International Centers in Hong Kong and Malaysia
Unique balance of learning
Eight-week terms allow most students to take just two courses at a time resulting in more time to study and more time for the rest of your life.
Offering both undergraduate and graduate degrees, with more than 40 majors to choose from, UIU has ranked in the top 25% of colleges nationally for the enhancement of student learning [CLA Learning Report, 2006-10].
UIU offers competitive merit scholarships and financial aid packages, enabling our students to graduate with some of the least indebtedness in the State of Iowa [Source: Iowa Student Aid Commission 2010].
Member of Post 9/11 GI Bill’s Yellow Ribbon Program and works closely with Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, GoArmyEd, the Navy College Program Distance Learning Program, the Army National Guard Education Support Program, the Coast Guard Institute, and the Air Force AU ABC program. UIU offers credit for military training, military spouse scholarship opportunities, and tuition discounts for the Total Military Family.
The only NCAA Division II Athletic Program in Iowa and member of Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC)
Upper Iowa University celebrates 23 percent diversity among its student population.