Upper Iowa University is a recognized innovator in the delivery of accredited, quality education and is proud of its diverse range of student populations and progressive, flexible options for traditional and non-traditional students of all ages. Our Online degree programs are affordable, regionally accredited, and accelerated. Both undergraduate and graduate courses utilize asynchronous communication to maximize the flexibility to attend class needed by working adults. The UIU Online Program provides an opportunity for students to balance their educational, work, and personal lives.
Founded in 1857, Upper Iowa University is a private, not-for-profit university providing undergraduate and graduate degree programs and leadership development opportunities to over 6,600 students—nationally and internationally—at its Fayette campus and learning centers worldwide. Upper Iowa University is a recognized innovator in offering accredited, quality programs through flexible, multiple delivery systems, including online and independent study.
Upper Iowa University's vision is that it will be recognized and respected as an exceptional and ascending institution of higher learning, developing global citizens who become lifelong learners prepared for leadership within society. The University's mission will be to provide student-centered undergraduate and graduate educational programs through flexible, multiple delivery systems in an environment in which diversity is respected, encouraged and nurtured.
Upper Iowa University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association (www.ncahigherlearningcommission.org, 30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2400, Chicago, IL 60602-2504; 800-621-7440).
Facts & Figures
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Private, not-for-profit, Higher Education
5,000 - 9,999 as of 12/31/69
Entirely Online or on-site at 16 locations nationwide.
Upper Iowa University Online utilizes one of the best asynchronous web-based delivery platforms for its online programs. In order to have a quality learning experience in your online courses, your computer should meet or exceed various specifications.
Courses can be completed anywhere with access to the Internet.
Federal Financial Aid is accepted.
To apply, please complete an online application, application fee, all send official college transcripts. A copy of the high school diploma or transcript is needed to apply for the Bachelor programs.
The teachers are sincere, the classes provide personal attention, and the people on staff all have a great attitude. I am proud to be a UIU Peacock!-Isaac