Upper Iowa University

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world rank  2719

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University Overview

Established in 1857, Upper Iowa University is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the rural setting of the small town of Fayette (population range of under 2,500 inhabitants), Iowa. This institution also has branch campuses in the following 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. Officially accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, Upper Iowa University (UIU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 8,000-8,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Upper Iowa University (UIU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 163 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely 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, sports facilities, 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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University Identity

Name
Acronym UIU
Founded 1857
Motto Deo Duce
With God For A Leader
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address 605 Washington Street
Fayette
52142-1857 Iowa
United States
Tel +1 (563) 425 5200
Fax +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

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is considered but not required
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is neither required nor recommended
- Recommendations are neither required nor recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office Parker Fox Hall, PO Box 1859
Fayette 52142
(563) 425 5281
800 553 4150

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 8,000-8,999
Academic Staff 50-99
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
2000 Classification Baccalaureate Colleges--General
Size & Setting Four-year, medium, primarily nonresidential institution
Enrollment Profile High undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, higher part-time institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences plus professions, some graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Upper Iowa University's Library
Upper Iowa University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 65,951 physical volumes, 1,857 physical media, 4,750 digital/electronic medium and 110 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
Upper Iowa University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 703 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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


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Memberships and Affiliations

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

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Online Courses

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