• Address: 605 Washington St, Fayette, Iowa 52142-1857

  • Phone Number: (563) 425-5200

  • Website: http://uiu.edu/online/

About

Upper Iowa University (UIU) is a private not-for-profit university. Since 1857, it has been providing an higher quality education to help students reach their higher potential. The student-centered policies have made the university a recognized innovator in offering programs through multiple delivery systems. The programs are designed in order to fit for any learner from any financial background.

  • Upper Iowa University (UIU) accreditation is by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).

  • The acceptance rate is 56% with the total graduation rate of 44%. The total student population is 4,758 including 2,783 full-timers and 1,975 part-timers.

  • The student-faculty ratio is 16:1 which allows a good interaction between the faculty and students.

     


 

Majors and Programs

It analyses the dynamic environment to make needful changes in academics. The programs offered allows the students to unleash their potential and achieve their academic goals. It offers 86 programs across 20 disciplines in the online format.

The majors include Arts, Business Management, Criminal Justice, Education, Human service, Media Studies, Nursing and so on.

Few programs offered by the university is given below.

Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts Bachelor of Science in Biology
Certificate in Arts Administration Certificate in Management
Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts Associate of Arts in Psychology

 


Reviews 

Some of the reviews are

  • The student's reviews and ranking according to the U.S.News report are given below.

  • The campus is small and everyone knows each other very well. There are facilities like the grocery store and gas station. There are many activities students can get involved in both inside and outside the campus. The buildings are new and have enough amenities.

  • The 8-week courses are amazing with the easier workload and helping faculties. The faculties are well experienced and frequently gives feedback to the students. 

 

Overview

Institution Type

(4 Years) Private Not-For-Profit

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Headquartered at

Fayette, Iowa

FAFSA/Federal School Code

001893

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Institutional Accreditation

HLC

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Historically Black College or University

No

Data Source: http://uiu.edu/online/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS, Federal Student Aid, CHEA.

Statistics

Key Statistics
Student Faculty Ratio 16: 1
Retention Rate Full Time: 63 % Part Time: 64 %
Total Population 4,758
Student Population Full Time: 2,783 Part Time: 1,975
Gender Division Male: 37 % Female: 63 %

Graduation Rate

The College Monk

Male: 43 %

The College Monk

Female: 45 %

Total Graduation Rate: 44 %

Graduation rate with bachelors degree completed

Race & Ethnicity

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Majors and Online Programs

Upper Iowa University (UIU) offers 97 online programs across 20 Majors

Criminal Justice

Offering 2 programs accross 2 degrees

Psychology

Offering 3 programs accross 2 degrees

Public Administration

Offering 10 programs accross 2 degrees

Nursing

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Business Management

Offering 25 programs accross 4 degrees

Environmental Science

Offering 8 programs accross 2 degrees

Sociology

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Education

Offering 21 programs accross 2 degrees

Design

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Human Services

Offering 4 programs accross 2 degrees

Arts

Offering 4 programs accross 2 degrees

Biology

Offering 3 programs accross 1 degrees

Chemistry

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Exercise Science

Offering 2 programs accross 1 degrees

Media Studies

Offering 5 programs accross 2 degrees

Homeland Security

Offering 2 programs accross 1 degrees

Theology

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Literature

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Interdisciplinary Studies

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Science

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Admissions

Upper Iowa University (UIU) Acceptance Rate is 56%

Admission Statistics
Total Applicants 1,901
Total Applicants Admitted 1,056
Applicants Enrolled 214
Full time Applicants Enrolled 214
Admission Requirements
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Upper Iowa University (UIU) Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)
Number of students submitting SAT scores 3
Number of students submitting ACT scores 169
Percent of students submitting SAT scores 1%
Percent of students submitting ACT scores 79%
SAT Critical Reading 465 average 415 - 515 range
SAT Writing 435 average 400 - 470 range
ACT Composite 19 average 17 - 22 range

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2015-2016.

Financial Aid and Scholarships

The Office of Financial Aid not only explains you with the complete details about the tuition but also helps you to attain the eligible financial aid. The FAFSA form must be filled by the students to analyze the eligibility. Upper Iowa University federal school code is 001893.

  • The Federal Aid includes Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), TEACH Grant, Federal Work-Study, Direct Subsidized Loan and so on.

  • The Institutional Aid includes Emergency Funding Grant, Trustee Scholarship, Presidential Scholarship, Dean's Scholarship, and Achievement Scholarship.

  • The State Aid includes the Iowa Tuition Grant.

  • The Military Aid includes the Post 9/11 GI Bill and the Tuition Assistance Program. 

Federal Aid

Federal Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Pell Grant $3,986 Undergraduate Student, U, S Citizen or an Eligible Non- Citizen. June 30th, 2019
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) $342 Undergraduate student,Eligible for Federal Pell Grant,Enrolled atleast half-time. June 30th, 2019
TEACH Grant $342 Undergraduate or Graduate student, enrolled in TEACH Grant Eligible major, Minimum of 3.25 CGPA. June 30th, 2019
Federal Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Federal Work-Study $5,718 U.S. citizen or an eligible noncitizen. Maintain satisfactory academic progress. June 30th, 2019
Federal Loans Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Direct Subsidized Loan $5,718 U.S. citizen or eligible noncitizen. Enrolled half-time to be eligible for Direct Loan Program funds. June 30th, 2019
Direct Unsubsidized Loan $5,718 U.S. citizen or eligible noncitizen. Enrolled half-time to be eligible for Direct Loan Program funds. June 30th, 2019
Direct PLUS Loan $5,718 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen, Enrolled at least half-time, Should not have an adverse credit history. June 30th, 2019
Federal Perkins Loan $5,718 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen, Demonstrated financial need. June 30th, 2019

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

State Grants and Scholarships

State Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Iowa Tuition Grant $5,044 Lowa residents enrolled at one of Iowa's eligible private colleges, Full time or Part time. July 1st, 2018

Data Source: http://uiu.edu/online/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Scholarships and Grants

Institutional Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Emergency Funding Grant $17,122 Students with emergency funding Varies
Institutional Scholarships Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Trustee Scholarship $17,122 Full-time enrollment. Varies
Presidential Scholarship $17,122 Full-time enrollment Varies
Dean's Scholarship $17,122 Full-time enrollment Varies
Achievement Scholarship $17,122 Full-time enrollment. June 30th, 2019

Data Source: http://uiu.edu/online/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Military and Veteran Benefits

Military Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Post 9/11 GI Bill $5,212 Honorably Discharged from the military. Served 30 days after Sep10,2001. Varies
Tuition Assistance Program $1,843 Honorably Discharged from the military. Served 30 days after Sep10,2001. Varies

Data Source: http://uiu.edu/online/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal Aid based on family income

Family Income Average Federal Aid per year
Under $30,000 $23,617
$30,001 - $48,000 $21,267
$48,001 - $75,000 $19,951
$75,001 - $110,000 $25,789
Over $110,000 $24,479

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal, State or Institutional Aid Awarded Percent Avg Amount per year
Undergraduate students awarded Pell grants 43% $3,771
Federal, State or Institutional aid awarded for Full-time, first-time undergraduates 96% $17,054
Federal Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 53% $3,941
Institutional Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 86% $15,211
Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 58% $8,475
Federal Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 56% $6,285
Average aid awarded as grant or scholarship $ 23,405
Post-9/11 GI Bill Award Number of Students Amount per year
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits 548 $4,911
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduate students 482 $4,918
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduate students 66 $4,867

Data Source: http://uiu.edu/online/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

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