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UIU-Cedar Rapids: Education Built for Life

From your hometown near Cedar Rapids, earn your college degree from the renowned Upper Iowa University. UIU’s Cedar Rapids 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.

Academic Programs at UIU-Cedar Rapids

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

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

Associate Degrees

Bachelor’s Degrees

Master’s Degrees

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.

2020-2021 Academic Year

Session 3 (01/18/2021 – 03/11/2021)

Course # & Title Prerequisites Time Day of the Week
ACCT 201 Accounting Principles I 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Thursday
FIN 341 Corporate Financial Management ECON 161, ACCT 202, Or permission of instructor 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Tuesday
MKT 208 Marketing Principles 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Wednesday

Session 4 (03/15/2021 – 05/06/2021)

Course # & Title Prerequisites Time Day of the Week
ACCT 202 Accounting Principles II ACCT 201 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Thursday
ECON 161 Principles of Macroeconomics ECON 160 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Wednesday
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 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Tuesday

Session 5 (05/17/2021 – 07/08/2021)

Course # & Title Prerequisites Time Day of the Week
BA 222 Management Information Systems BA 210 5:45 pm - 10:15 pm Wednesday
BA 302 Business Law and Ethics 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
BA 325 New Venture Creation MKT 208, BA 210 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
BA 509 Theories of Leadership 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
FIN 513 Financial Mgmt 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday

Session 6 (07/12/2021 – 08/19/2021)

Course # & Title Prerequisites Time Day of the Week
BA 454 Management Cases BA 361, BA 423, and completion of all management-business core requirements. 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
BA 511 Corp Entr/Sustainabiliy 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
BA 540 Labor/Management Relations 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
COMM 105 Public Speaking 5:45 pm - 10:15 pm Wednesday

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 Iowa 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.

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Admissions and Aid

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

Special Programs and Grants

GEICO Partnership

UIU-Cedar Rapids partners with GEICO to offer their associates in person and online classes, as well as a generous tuition grant.


If you’re in active service or a veteran of the U.S. military, we’ll help you secure the unique education benefits available to you.

Corporate Programs

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

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Experience UIU from Cedar Rapids

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

Kwabena Okyere

Kwabena Okyere, '19

Criminal Justice
Cedar Rapids

I decided to attend UIU because they are a number one military friendly university and their advisors guide you through the right path.

Contact UIU-Cedar Rapids

1641 Boyson Square Drive, Suite 100
Hiawatha, IA 52233

Phone: 319-848-8488

Email: [email protected]


Office Hours
Monday – Thursday: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.


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