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UIU At-A-Glance

Students walking on campusUpper Iowa University (UIU), founded in 1857, is a private, not-for-profit comprehensive university. UIU has a traditional, residential campus in Fayette, Iowa, and 25 off-campus educational centers in the United States, In addition, UIU has educational centers in Hong Kong and Malaysia. UIU also has online and independent study programs. Dual enrollment and continuing education courses also are available through UIU.

Note: Unless specifically stated otherwise, data provided are for the entire University as of the official Census Day in September 2016-17.

 

2016-17

Enrollment overall (unduplicated headcount UHC)

5,447

Enrollment on campus (undergraduate UHC)

748

Enrollment online (undergraduate UHC)

1,277

Enrollment by educational centers (undergraduate UHC)

1,817

Enrollment internationally (undergraduate UHC)

686

Enrollment independent study (self-paced) (undergraduate UHC)

96

Enrollment graduate programs (UHC)

766

Number of English as a Second Language students

3

Number of international students in domestic centers (Fayette, ESL, graduate, centers)

107

Number of international students (domestic, and Hong Kong & Malaysia)

793

Percentage of diversity (among all domestic students, does not include non-resident alien category)

25.91%

Student-to-faculty ratio (university wide)

17:1

Percentage of male/female students (all University)

37%/63%

Percentage of non-traditional students (age 25 and above) 2014

67.67%

Percentage of military domestic students (Active / Active or Veteran)

7.8% / 15.6%

Current retention percentage (2015 first-time, full-time cohort returning in 2016)

62.6%

Current graduation rate (first time full time cohort six-year graduation rate/percentage)

34.76%

Average incoming ACT score (first-time, full-time cohort)

20.54

Average high school GPA (first-time, full-time cohort)

3.06

Number of domestic educational centers (excluding Fayette)

25

Number of degrees granted (all degrees)

1,860

Number of majors (bachelors)

44

Number of majors (masters)

5

 

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