You have educational goals. Upper Iowa University wants to help you achieve them—efficiently and effectively—no matter if you’re working in a bustling metropolitan area, raising a family in the suburbs, serving your country on a military base in the States or overseas, graduating from a high school in the Midwest, eager to improve your English by pursuing a U.S.-based degree, or retired and ready for a new challenge.
In addition to our picture-perfect, 150-year-old, tradition-enriched Fayette campus serving nearly 1,000 students in northeast Iowa, we’re a global institution—about 6,200 students strong—with online, distance education, and independent study programs and education centers across the continental U.S. and several locations in Asia.
UIU is one of the nation’s most innovative teaching universities, too. We offer two courses at a time in eight-week terms—an ideal way for you to learn. In fact, UIU is a member of the Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA) program which has shown Upper Iowa among the top 25% of colleges nationally for enhancing student learning every year since 2006. UIU is also recognized as one of the nation’s top military-friendly colleges. (GI Jobs, Military Advanced Education). You’ll want to check out all UIU’s recognitions and accomplishments and see what our students have to say about their UIU experience.