Community service and volunteerism are important aspects of college life at UIU, like the annual Fayette Appreciation Day or Haiti May-term trip.
Upper Iowa offers both undergraduate and graduate degrees, with over 40 academic majors to choose from in liberal arts, business, education, math and science, nursing, and more. UIU ranks among the top 25% of colleges nationally for enhancing student learning (CLA Learning Report 2006-2010).
The largest capital improvement project in UIU history is transforming campus with a new academic building, student center, three new residence halls and a new football stadium. More improvements University-wide are planned under the current $25 million capital campaign.
UIU is the only NCAA Division II Athletic Program in Iowa and member of Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference. The UIU Athletics Program strives to serve a diverse population, while sponsoring programs that will foster growth and knowledge for each individual student-athlete.
Once a Peacock, always a Peacock! As an Upper Iowa graduate, the Office of Advancement and Alumni encourages you to stay connected with your University and to participate in the many alumni programs and events they plan especially for you.
UIU has been named a top Military-Friendly college by Military Advanced Education and GI Jobs magazine and offers tuition discounts for the Total Military Family on campus, at five education centers on U.S. military bases and worldwide through our distance education programs.
Upper Iowa has 19 Center locations across the U.S. that offer evening and weekend classes—the perfect choice if you work full-time, part-time or are looking for a college in your community to realize your academic goals.
UIU is proud to have international locations in the Pacific Rim, which offer undergraduate programs to students in Hong Kong and Malaysia. UIU also has one of the most diverse campuses in Iowa with students from 30 countries attending classes in Fayette.