Upper Iowa University

Fayette, IA

Upper Iowa University

Fayette, IA

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Tuition & Fees

$32,945

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

38%

male

62%

female

-

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

65%

acceptance rate

Accepted 717
Declined 381
Total Received 1,098
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Private

5,589

undergraduate students

1,220

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Founded in 1857, Upper Iowa University is a private comprehensive coeducational institution. Its 50-acre campus is located in Fayette, IA.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 6,809
Established in 1857
Coeducational Coeducational

50-acre campus in Fayette (population: 1,469), 50 miles from Waterloo; branch campuses in Des Moines and Waterloo; Fort Polk and Jackson Barracks, LA; Fort Leavenworth, KS; and Chien, Janesville, Madison, Prairiedu, Wausau, and West Allis, WI. Air serves Cedar Rapids and Waterloo (75 miles); bus serves Independence (30 miles).

  • Campus Setting: Rural community

Upper Iowa University
605 Washington Street
Fayette, IA
52142

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
56%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
90%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
528
25th
440
75th
518
25th
420
75th
21
25th
16
75th
25
25th
24
75th
23
25th
18

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Common application accepted yes
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Reasoning only Required of some ACT only Required SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Moderately Selective

65%

acceptance rate

Accepted 717
Declined 381
Total Received 1,098

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

75%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

64%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$11,429

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $31,950
Room $4,272
Board $4,940
Additional fees $995
Books & supplies $1,590
Total $43,747
Average Financial Aid - $11,429
Total with Avg. Aid $32,318

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 563 425-5274
F: 563 425-5277
financialaid@uiu.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball
Wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

cheerleading

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, dodgeball, flag football, kickball, softball, volleyball, Wiffle ball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference, Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletic Association

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Athletic Training/Trainer.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business and Innovation/Entrepreneurship Teacher Education.
Chemistry, General.
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology, Other.
Commercial and Advertising Art.
Computer Engineering, General.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Criminology.
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs.
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs.
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Secondary Special Education Programs.
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities.
Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English Language and Literature, General.
Finance, General.
Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other.
History, General.
Homeland Security.
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General.
Industrial Technology/Technician.
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Management Information Systems, General.
Marketing, Other.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics, General.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Natural Resources/Conservation, General.
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Organizational Leadership.
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, Fitness, and Kinesiology, Other.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Psychology, General.
Public Administration.
Reading Teacher Education.
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education.
Social Science Teacher Education.
Social Sciences, General.
Sociology, General.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
Sports Communication.
Sports Studies.
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other.
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor.

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Human Services
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • External degree program
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Agriculture
  • Health Professions

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

6,809

total students

24%

in-state

76%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

82%

5,589
students

Female
62%
3,443

Male
38%
2,146

18%

1,220
students

Female
67%
822

Male
33%
398

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

33%

1,827
students

Female
61%
1,113

Male
39%
714

67%

3,762
students

Female
62%
2,330

Male
38%
1,432

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Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

Not Reported

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Recommended of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadline

Not reported

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 22
Countries most often represented China
France
Japan
Malaysia
South Korea
Venezuela
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Other
Special orientation

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