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UIU-Wausau: Education Built for Life

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

UIU has partnered with Northcentral Technical College to offer evening classes in a wide 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-Wausau 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 2 (10/26/2020 – 12/17/2020)

Course # & Title Prerequisites Time Day of the Week
BA 222 Management Information Systems BA 210 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
BA 511 Corp Entr/Sustainabiliy 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
MATH 105 College Mathematics/Applications Pass MATH 095 or ACT math score = 19 or an alternative placement mechanism as approved by the math department or instructor approval. 5:15 pm - 9:45 pm Thursday

Session 3 (01/18/2021 – 03/11/2021)

Course # & Title Prerequisites Time Day of the Week
BA 302 Business Law and Ethics 5:15 pm - 9:45 pm
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 5:15 pm - 9:45 pm
PSY 391 Social Work Practice I: Individuals 5:15 pm - 9:45 pm

Session 4 (03/15/2021 – 05/06/2021)

Course # & Title Prerequisites Time Day of the Week
BA 356 Quantitative Analysis/Bus II BA 256 or MATH 220 or instructor approval. 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
ECON 161 Principles of Macroeconomics ECON 160 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
PSY 392 Social Work Prac II:Families/Groups 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm Monday

Session 5 (05/17/2021 – 07/08/2021)

Course # & Title Prerequisites Time Day of the Week
BA 454 Management Cases BA 361, BA 423, and completion of all management-business core requirements. 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
FIN 341 Corporate Financial Management ECON 161, ACCT 202, Or permission of instructor 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
PSY 393 SW Prac III:Comm/Soc Inst 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm M,W

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 colleges in the Wausau area to make the transfer process even smoother and offers tuition grants to Wisconsin technical college graduates! Due to our strong partnership with Northcentral Technical College, students who graduate from NTC with a 3.0 GPA or higher qualify for UIU’s Gold Grant saving graduates $275 per course!

UIU holds articulation agreements with schools across the country, including:

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


Admissions and Aid

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

Special Programs and Grants

Wisconsin Technical College Grant

All Wisconsin Technical College graduates qualify for a grant that will offset a portion of the cost of tuition.


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

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Experience UIU from Wausau

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

Chris Kelnhofer

Chris Kelnhofer, '19

Psychology with Social Work Training Certificate
Wausau Center

I chose UIU for the convenience of the center location along with the online classes to complete my bachelor degree in a way that worked for me. The flexibility was key for me as I was still holding a job and raising my kids as a single parent.

Contact UIU-Wausau

1000 W. Campus Drive, Rm A222
Wausau, WI 54401

Phone: 715-675-2775

Email: [email protected]


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