Why choose UIU
Founded in 1857, Upper Iowa University is a private, not-for-profit university providing educational excellence and leadership development to more than 6,000
students – at our traditional campus in Fayette, Iowa, through online degree programs; at UIU off-campus learning centers throughout the United States, and as independent study programs.
Nationally regarded distance learning programs
- Academically qualified faculty with practitioner experience
- No on-campus residency
- Regionally accredited
- Open enrollment; begin your degree during any term
- Flexible schedule for faster degree completion
- Maximum transfer of credits: military, ACE, CLEP, DSST, and experiential learning
The UIU independent study program is modeled after traditional correspondence learning as a paper- or email-based program specifically designed to make learning as flexible as possible. You may enroll in a course at any time and take up to six-months to complete the course.
For those who prefer interaction with other students, the Online Degree Program enables completion of courses in a virtual classroom environment and you can log on to your course at any time. Six eight-weeks terms are offered each year.
Receive UIU college credit for your military training
Your military training is worth valuable college credit. Check with our office for more details.