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UIU-Alexandria: Education Built for Life

From your hometown near Alexandria, earn your college degree from the renowned Upper Iowa University. UIU’s Alexandria regional education center offers you the chance for a top-notch education close to home.

First-time students, adults returning to school, and transfer students will all find an Education Built for Life—your life. UIU works closely with you to tailor an education program aimed at achieving your unique career goals.

Upcoming Start Dates

Session 5: May 15, 2023
Session 6: July 10, 2023
Session 1: August 28, 2023

Call Us Today! 318-484-2304
Email [email protected]

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Academic Programs at UIU-Alexandria

The UIU-Alexandria center offers evening classes in a wide variety of undergraduate degree programs. Plus, blending your degree plan with online and self-paced courses widens the possibilities even further.

Select one of the UIU-Alexandria programs below to explore that area of study.

Associate Degrees

Bachelor’s Degrees

Master’s Degrees

*Master’s degrees are available online at this location.

Academic Support

Get the support you need for successful studies through tutoring or accommodations for a disability.

Shorter Sessions with Focused Schedule

UIU’s unique Two-at-a-Time course schedule helps you focus on your studies. As a full-time student, you only need to take two classes during each 8- or 6-week session, which helps you concentrate and excel. UIU gives you access to courses year-round, so you can complete your degree on your schedule.

2022-2023 Academic Year

Session 4 (03/13/2023 – 05/04/2023)

Course # & Title Prerequisites Time Day of the Week
ACCT 202 Accounting Principles II ACCT 201 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
BA 374 Business Communication ENG 102 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
ECON 160 Principles of Microeconomics 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
ENG 101 English Composition I ACT (verbal portion) of at least 18 or the completion of ENG 100 or successful performance on challenge examination 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Monday
MATH 220 Elementary Statistics Pass (MATH 105 or above) or ((pass MATH 095 or ACT math score ≥ 19) and pass MATH 100) or ACT math score ≥ 24 or an alternative placement as approved by the math department or instructor approval 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
MUS 202 American Popular Music 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Thursday
PSY 332 Personality PSY 190 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Tuesday
PSY 373 Research Methods SOC 110 or PSY 190 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Thursday
PSY 49801 Senior Project Psychology ENG 102, And 30 or fewer credits remaining to be completed through UIU 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Tuesday
SOC 240 Diversity in the United States 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Thursday

Session 5 (05/15/2023 – 07/06/2023)

Course # & Title Prerequisites Time Day of the Week
BA 222 Management Information Systems BA 210 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Tuesday
BA 302 Business Law and Ethics 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Monday
BA 460 Strategic Management Senior standing and within 9 credit hours of program completion. 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Monday
ECON 161 Principles of Macroeconomics ECON 160 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
ENG 102 English Composition II ENG 101 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Monday
IS 102 Intro Computer Applications and Technology 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Thursday
PSY 270 Human Sexuality 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Tuesday
PSY 338 Motivation PSY 190 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Thursday
SOC 110 Principles of Sociology 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Wednesday

Session 6 (07/10/2023 – 08/17/2023)

Course # & Title Prerequisites Time Day of the Week
BA 210 Management Principles 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
BA 411 Labor Relations and Negotiation BA 210, BA 361 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Tuesday
CJ 333 Criminology SOC 110 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Wednesday
CJ 428 Offender Treatment CJ 224 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
ENG 290 The Movies 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Wednesday
MKT 208 Marketing Principles 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
MUS 100 Introduction to Music 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Thursday
PS 100 U. S. Government 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Monday

Easily Transfer Credits

Whether it’s been a single semester or several years since your last college course, UIU makes it easy to apply those credits to your degree. We accept up to 90 credits from four-year schools or 78 credits from two-year schools. Plus, your professional experience and test scores may earn you college credit.

The university also partners with several community colleges in the Alexandria area to make the transfer process even smoother. UIU holds articulation agreements with schools across the country, including:

Don’t see your school? Check out all of our articulation agreements.

Students transferring from a UIU partner school may qualify for a transfer scholarship!


Admissions and Aid

When you’re ready to apply to UIU-Alexandria, we’ll help you navigate the admissions and financial aid process.

Special Programs and Grants

Law Enforcement

UIU-Alexandria offers a special program for law enforcement officers in the Fraternal Order of Police and Louisiana State Troopers Association.

Military Financial Aid

UIU-Alexandria accepts all military and veterans aid and offers military tuition grants.

Corporate Programs

UIU-Alexandria partners with area employers to offer employees grants toward tuition.

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Experience UIU from Alexandria

As a student at UIU-Alexandria, you can take advantage of the benefits of being part of a global school community.

Natalie O'Shee

Criminal Justice
Alexandria Center

I chose UIU because of the way UIU works using terms and sessions. This schedule works better for me as a student and I’m able to work, raise my child, and make it to class two nights a week.

Contact UIU-Alexandria

1410 Neel Kearby Blvd., Suite 115
Alexandria, LA 71303

Phone: 318-484-2304

Email: [email protected]


Office Hours
Monday-Thursday 8:30-5:30 pm and 8-3 pm on Fridays.


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