Make arrangements to have the following documents sent directly to Upper Iowa University, PO Box 1857, Fayette, IA 52142:
Each application is reviewed by the Director of Admission. Primary consideration for admission is based upon academic preparation, academic performance, and test scores with secondary consideration based on extracurricular activities and leadership qualities.
Our presumption is that candidates selected for admission to Upper Iowa University will continue to maintain a level of academic accomplishment equal or superior to their record at the time of application. Additionally, applicants who receive an offer of admission while completing high school must understand that the offer of admission is contingent upon the completion of their high school diploma, or the equivalent. Upper Iowa University reserves the right to rescind offers of admission to candidates whose final academic records are at levels lower than the record on which the admission decision was based. As well, Upper Iowa University reserves the right to rescind an offer of admission to anyone who has falsified, or otherwise misrepresented information related to the admissions process, or for reasons of conduct inappropriate to the ethos of the university.
Each applicant learns of the admission decision within seven days following receipt of the completed application and supporting papers. In the case where a student has completed all application requirements with the exception of submitting an official transcript(s), Upper Iowa University may provide provisional admittance immediately prior to each session if the student meets the following conditions:
A student entering Upper Iowa University under provisional admittance will be cleared for full acceptance upon receipt of the official transcript(s). The official transcript(s) are expected to be received by Upper Iowa University within 14 days of the date on the provisional admittance letter.
Failure to comply with the above conditions may result in the offer of admission being rescinded.
Students offered acceptances submit the following before enrolling:
Each application for admission is considered based on the following factors:
With the recommendation of their principal and guidance counselor, high school students may apply for early admission to the University. This permits outstanding students to begin their college program during the summer prior to their senior year or while completing their final high school units. Individuals interested in early admission should contact the Office of Admission.
The UIU Honors program is designed to enrich the academic experience of students through student-centered education in interdisciplinary course work, small classes, and thoughtful discussion. Students’ views are respected, innovation is encouraged, and ideas are developed. The UIU Honors experience culminates with an individual project that is designed by the student and carried out under the mentorship of faculty. Students with a composite ACT score of 26 or above and a high school GPA of 3.5 or above are eligible to apply online for admittance to the UIU Honors program.
UIU Honors Program Mission
Participants of the UIU Honors Program will have a broad interconnected and ever evolving view of the world. They will be adaptable, self-motivated individuals who constantly challenge their assumptions about the world and their role in it. They will develop the capability to be innovators and leaders in a dynamic global community. Honors Program information.