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 20 off-campus educational centers in the United States, In addition, UIU has educational centers in Hong Kong and Malaysia. UIU also has online and self-paced degree programs. 

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

Category Value for
2017-18

Enrollment overall (unduplicated headcount UHC)

4945

Enrollment on campus (undergraduate UHC)

722

Enrollment online (undergraduate UHC)

1,097

Enrollment by educational centers (undergraduate UHC)

1,887

Enrollment internationally (undergraduate UHC)

466

Enrollment self-paced (undergraduate UHC)

140

Enrollment graduate programs (UHC)

668

Number of English as a Second Language students

1

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

151

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

603

Percentage of diversity (among all domestic students, does not include non-resident alien or Race/Ethnicity Unknown categories)

28.67%

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) 2017

63.6%

Percentage of military domestic students 2017

15.4% 

Current retention percentage (2016 first-time, full-time cohort returning in 2017 - IPEDS)

60.2%

Current graduation rate (first time full time cohort six-year graduation rate/percentage) (2011 cohort six-year graduation rate - IPEDS)

41.43%

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

21

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

3.14

Number of domestic educational centers (excluding Fayette)

20

Number of degrees granted (all degrees)

1,658

Number of alumni worldwide

41,005

Number of majors (bachelors)

45

Number of majors (masters)

5

 

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