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Upper Iowa University

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Overview

Established in 1857, Upper Iowa University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the rural setting of the village of Fayette (population range of under 2,500 inhabitants), Iowa. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Ankeny, Cedar Rapids, Des Moines, Waterloo, Alexandria, DeRidder, Janesville, Racine, Madison, Milwaukee, Quad Cities, Fort Leavenworth, Fort Riley, Fort Polk, New Orleans, Fort Sill, Prairie du Chien, Wausau, Hong Kong, Singapore. Officially accredited/recognized by the The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Upper Iowa University (UIU) is a medium-sized (enrollment range: 8,000-8,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Upper Iowa University (UIU) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. This 160 years old H.E. institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UIU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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General Information


Name
Acronym UIU
Founded 1857
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Location


Address 605 Washington Street
Fayette
52142-1857 Iowa
United States
Population range under 2,500
+1 (563) 425 5200
+1 (563) 425 5271
Other locations Ankeny, Cedar Rapids, Des Moines, Waterloo, Alexandria, DeRidder, Janesville, Racine, Madison, Milwaukee, Quad Cities, Fort Leavenworth, Fort Riley, Fort Polk, New Orleans, Fort Sill, Prairie du Chien, Wausau, Hong Kong, Singapore

Course Levels and Areas of Studies


Undergraduate Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
PreBachelor degrees

Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
Doctoral degree

 

 

 

 
Arts & Humanities
Business & Social Sciences
Language & Cultural Studies
Medicine & Health
Engineering
Science & Technology

Important: please contact or visit the Upper Iowa University's official website for detailed information on areas of studies and course levels currently offered; the above information matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

Yearly Tuition Range


Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local students over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) 12,500-15,000 US$ (9,200-11,000 Euro)
International students over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) 12,500-15,000 US$ (9,200-11,000 Euro)

Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Upper Iowa University's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above tuition range information is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

Admissions


Gender Admission Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office Parker Fox Hall, PO Box 1859
Fayette 52142
+1 (563) 425 5281
800 553 4150

Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Upper Iowa University's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

Size and Profile


Student Enrollment Total Student Enrolment 8,000-8,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty and Academic Staff 700-799
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services


Library University Library Yes
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Important: please contact or visit the Upper Iowa University's official website for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

Accreditation and Recognition

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)
  • Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology



Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and/or license the Upper Iowa University as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in a specific section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

Affiliations and Memberships

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)


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