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UIU-Fort Riley: Education Built for Life

From your post at Fort Riley, 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 Riley 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 Riley 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 Riley also welcomes civilians, including Department of Defense (DoD) employees, federal contractors and military dependents (spouses and children) to our classes.

Academic Programs at UIU-Fort Riley

The UIU-Fort Riley 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 Riley programs below to explore that area of study.

Associate Degrees

Bachelor’s Degrees

Master’s Degrees

Program type not available at this location. View UIU's online & distance learning options.

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.

2020-2021 Academic Year

Course # & Title Sessions
1 2 3 4 5 6 Other
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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:

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Admissions and Aid

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

Special Programs and Grants

Field Artillery and Air Defense Partnerships

UIU offers special aligned degree programs for the ADA and FA as part of the Army’s CEDP initiative

Corporate Programs

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

Military Financial Aid

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

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Experience UIU from Fort Riley

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

Adrianne Watson, '19

Social Sciences
Fort Riley

Finishing my degree helped me to put learning into perspective. It has enhanced my ability to critically think and apply that knowledge to my everyday working relationships.

Contact UIU-Fort Riley

211 Custer Ave., Rm. 102
Fort Riley, KS 66442

Phone: 785-784-5225

Email: [email protected]


Office Hours
Monday – Thursday: 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.



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