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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.

Upcoming Start Dates

Session 5: May 15, 2023
Session 6: July 10, 2023
Session 1: August 28, 2023

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Academic Programs at UIU-Wausau

UIU has partnered with Northcentral Technical College to offer classes in a variety of undergraduate and graduate degree programs. With a wide range of online and self-paced courses, you can complete your degree in less time.

Select one of the UIU-Wausau 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. MBA is available online and face-to-face.

*AA degrees are online only at this location

: denotes online-only bachelor’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.

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 scholarships to students transferring to UIU.

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

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

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


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

Transfer Connection Scholarships

Transfer students from partner schools can transfer up to 78 credits to UIU and qualify for scholarships!


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.


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