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Upper Iowa University is a private institution that was founded in 1857. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 5,179, its setting is rural, and the campus size is 100 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Upper Iowa University's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (Midwest), Tier 2. Its tuition and fees are $24,400 (2012-13).
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Founded in 1857, Upper Iowa University is a private, not-for-profit university providing undergraduate and graduate degree programs and leadership development opportunities to over 6,600 students nationally and internationally at its Fayette campus and learning centers worldwide. Upper Iowa University is a recognized innovator in offering accredited, quality programs through flexible, multiple delivery systems, including online and independent study.
UIU's Residential Campus which is located in Fayette, Iowa, has over 900 students. The largest capital improvement campaign in the University's history, $75 million is currently underway on campus.
|School type||private, coed college|
When applying to Upper Iowa University, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 23. The application fee at Upper Iowa University is $50. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 60.1 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||60.1%|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||August 23|
The student-faculty ratio at Upper Iowa University is 21:1, and the school has 82.3 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Upper Iowa University include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Public Administration and Social Service Professions; Social Sciences; Psychology; and Education. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 62.0 percent.
Upper Iowa University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 5,179, with a gender distribution of 39.3 percent male students and 60.7 percent female students. At this school, 8.0 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 92.0 percent of students live off campus. Upper Iowa University is part of the NCAA II athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA II|
Campus Info & Services
Upper Iowa University offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring. Upper Iowa University also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Upper Iowa University, 80 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at Upper Iowa University.
|Students who have cars on campus||80%|
|Health insurance offered||No|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
At Upper Iowa University, 70.1 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $8,200.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|Tuition and fees||$24,400 (2012-13)|
|Room and board||$7,290 (2012-13)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data