UIU At-A-Glance

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About Upper Iowa University Founded in 1857, Upper Iowa University is a private, nonprofit corporation providing undergraduate and graduate degree programs to about 5,800 students–nationally and internationally–at its Fayette campus, 21 U.S. locations, as well as a location in Hong Kong. Upper Iowa University is a recognized innovator in offering accredited, quality programs through flexible, multiple delivery systems, including online and self-paced degree program. With a focus on developing leaders and lifelong learners, UIU provides dual enrollment programs for high school students as well as continuing education and professional development opportunities for learners of any age.

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

Locations Value

Main campus

1

US Centers (excluding Fayette Campus)

21

International Center

1

Enrollment Value

Undergraduate Student Enrollment
(Unduplicated Headcount, Fall 2018)

4,008

Fayette Campus

757

US Center Locations

1,662

Online

1,186

International Center Locations
(Malaysia, Hong Kong)

267

Self-Paced

136

Graduate Student Enrollment
(Unduplicated Headcount, Fall 2018)

651

Fayette Campus

43

US Center Locations

181

Online

427

Student Demographics Value

Women

62%

Men

38%

Students of color
(Domestic students)

29%

Percentage of undergraduate students age 25 and over

64%

Average age of full-time students
(graduate and undergraduate)

29

Percentage of military domestice students 2018

18%

Academics Value

Degree Programs

 

Associate's Degree Programs offered

4

Bachelor's Degree Programs offered

45

Master's Degree Programs offered

5

Degrees Awards (July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2018)

 

Associate's Degrees

145

Bachelor's Degrees

1,413

Master's Degrees

262

Faculty

 

Full-time Faculty

76

Part-time Faculty

431

Student-to-faculty ratio (university wide)

13.1

Retention Rate Value

First-time, full-time bachelor's seeking students, Fall 2017 cohort

71%

Graduation Rate Value

First-time, full-time bachelor's seeking undergraduates, Fall 2012 cohort

43%

Post Graduation Value

UIU graduates employed or attending grad school 6 within months after graduation [Source: 2018 Graduate Survey/Application (1366 responses/1618 surveyed)]

94%

Alumni worldwide

39,935

 

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