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Upper Iowa University (UIU) is proud to announce its recognition in the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Online Bachelor’s Programs rankings. This accolade underscores UIU’s commitment to providing accessible online education, tailored to meet the needs of today’s learners. Whether students are looking to advance in their current career or pivot to a new one, UIU’s online programs are designed to offer flexibility, support, and the quality education needed to succeed in a competitive workforce.

UIU’s online programs have been meticulously developed to ensure that each student receives a robust and comprehensive education, mirroring the quality and engagement found in the traditional classroom setting. With a wide array of undergraduate and graduate programs, students can choose from more than 40 majors that align with their career aspirations and personal growth goals. Each program leverages the latest in educational technology to provide interactive and immersive learning experiences, accessible from anywhere in the world.

This recognition from U.S. News & World Report is a testament to the dedication of UIU’s faculty and staff, who are committed to the success of each student. They bring real-world experience into the online classroom, offering personalized guidance and support to ensure that students not only meet but exceed their educational objectives. Ninety five percent of graduates are employed or in graduate school within 12 months of graduation.

“We are honored to be recognized by U.S. News & World Report,” said UIU President Kathy Franken. “This accolade reflects our unwavering commitment to providing an accessible, high-quality education to all students, regardless of their location or schedule. On behalf of the Board of Trustees and administration, I would like to express our appreciation to the faculty and staff who make this possible through their work each day.”

UIU’s online programs are designed for both traditional and non-traditional students, including working professionals, military members, and their families, offering a flexible path to earning a degree. With accelerated eight-week terms and six sessions per year, students have the opportunity to fast-track their education and graduate sooner. Students looking to finish a degree get a jump on completion by transferring in up to 90 undergraduate credits or 12 graduate credits from other schools.

For more information about Upper Iowa University’s online programs and to explore the range of degrees available, visit uiu.edu/online.