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UIU-Fort Johnson: Education Built for Life

From your hometown near Fort Johnson, earn your college degree from the renowned Upper Iowa University.

Military and veteran students will all find an education Built for Life—your life. UIU’s Fort Johnson regional education center offers you the chance to fit a top-notch education into your busy life and to coordinate with your military mission.

UIU works closely with you to tailor an education program aimed at achieving your individual career goals. Our partnership with Fort Johnson means we have the expertise to help you secure the unique education benefits available to those in the service.

In addition to veterans and service men and women, UIU-Fort Johnson also welcomes civilians, including Department of Defense (DoD) employees, federal contractors and military dependents (spouses and children) to our classes.

Upcoming Start Dates

Session 5: May 13, 2024
Session 6: July 8, 2024
Session 1: August 26, 2024

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Academic Programs at UIU-Fort Johnson

The UIU-Fort Johnson center offers day, evening and weekend classes in a wide variety of undergraduate and graduate degree programs. You can also blend your degree plan with online and self-paced courses that can travel with you as you serve your country here or overseas.

Select one of the UIU-Fort Johnson 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. 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.

View available Courses

2023-2024 Academic Year

2024-2025 Academic Year

Session 3 (01/06/2025 – 02/27/2025)

Course # & Title Prerequisites Time Day of the Week
ACCT 201 Accounting Principles I 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday

Full Year Schedules

2024-2025 Academic Year

Course # & Title Sessions
1 2 3 4 5 6 Other
ACCT 201 Accounting Principles I Yes

Easily Transfer Credits with JST

UIU accepts the Joint Service Transcript (JST) to help you earn college credit from your prior military training and education or professional experience.

If you’ve taken college courses before, UIU makes it easy to apply those credits to your degree even if it’s been several years since your last class. We accept up to 90 credits from four-year schools or 78 credits from two-year schools.

The university also partners with several community colleges around the country to make the transfer process even smoother, including:

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

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Admissions and Aid

When you’re ready to apply to UIU-Fort Johnson, we’ll help you navigate the admissions and financial aid process. UIU-Fort Johnson accepts all military and veterans aid and offers military tuition grants.

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Special Programs and Grants

Field Artillery Partnership

UIU offers a program in partnership with Field Artillery designed for all 13MOS series soldiers.

Corporate Programs

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

Law Enforcement

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

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Military Family Grant

Upper Iowa’s Military Family Grant offers $250 per credit hour tuition rates for undergraduate courses and $325 per credit hour tuition rates for graduate courses! For spouses and dependents of active duty, reserve and National Guard service members.

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Experience UIU from Fort Johnson

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

Student Brittany Cambron

Brittany Cambron

Business Administration
Fort Johnson

Being in the military, I chose UIU because of the availability to do online classes as well as strength in classes offered. When compared to other colleges available to me, UIU had the best and strongest course syllabus for my degree.

Contact UIU-Fort Johnson

7460 Colorado Ave.
Bldg. 660, Rm. 104
Fort Johnson, LA 71459

Phone: 337-537-4465

Email: [email protected]


Office Hours
Monday–Thursday: 7:30 a.m.-4:15 p.m.
Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

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