University's Online RN to BSN program recognized

FAYETTE, Iowa (November 6, 2015) – has ranked Upper Iowa University’s Online RN to BSN program among the top 50 in the nation. According to the website’s editors, UIU’s program ranks 41st overall.

For its 2016 rankings, only considered schools fully accredited by a national nursing accreditation agency. The program rankings were then based on cost, graduation rates, and loan repayment. Each of these measures were then equally weighted. 

The editors noted “Upper Iowa University has 25 locations around the United States as well as locations around the world. Part of its mission is meeting the educational needs of U.S. military members. UIU allows students to transfer up to 90 hours of undergraduate credit, and has articulation agreements with many community colleges so that credits transfer easily.”

About Upper Iowa University Founded in 1857, Upper Iowa University is a private, nonprofit university providing undergraduate and graduate degree programs to about 5,200 students–nationally and internationally–at its Fayette campus, 21 U.S. locations, as well as a location in Hong Kong. Upper Iowa University is a recognized innovator in offering accredited, quality programs through flexible, multiple delivery systems, including online and self-paced degree program. With a focus on developing leaders and lifelong learners, UIU provides dual enrollment programs for high school students as well as continuing education and professional development opportunities for learners of any age. For more information, visit

Michael Van Sickle
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