Upper Iowa University (UIU) has been named a Military Friendly® Top 10 Spouse School Award recipient in the private university, not offering a doctorate, category for 2023-24. UIU currently holds a Military Friendly® Top 10…
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Forbes Advisor Education has recognized Upper Iowa University (UIU) for offering one of the best online bachelor’s degrees in public administration. Upper Iowa and nine other U.S. institutions were recognized. Public…
Over its 166-year history, Upper Iowa University (UIU) has assisted thousands of students in achieving their educational goals. One underlying factor for this accomplishment has always been the people who have made a difference…
Upper Iowa University is pleased to announce its newest Corporate Advantage Partnership (CAP) with Gannett/YouDecide. Gannett/YouDecide is a Mass Media Holding Company and is the largest U.S. newspaper publisher currently.…