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Why choose UIU
Founded in 1857, Upper Iowa University is a private, not-for-profit university providing educational excellence and leadership development to more than 5,800 students — both nationally and internationally — at our traditional campus in picturesque Fayette, Iowa; through our various Online degree programs; at our U.S. centers; through our Self-Paced Degree Program; and at our international centers.
Bachelor of Science degree with majors in:
Nationally regarded distance learning programs
- Academically qualified faculty with practitioner experience
- No on campus residency
- Regionally accredited
- Open enrollment allows you to begin your degree during any term
- Flexible schedule for faster degree completion
- Maximum transfer of credits; military, ACE, CLEP, DSST, and experiential learning
The Self-Paced Degree Program is modeled after traditional correspondence learning. It is a paper/email based program that is specifically designed to make learning as flexible as possible. You may enroll in a course at any time and study at you own pace. Each course offers a six month enrollment period with no minimum time frame for completion of the course.
For those who prefer interaction with other students, the Online Program enables completion of courses in a virtual classroom environment. You can log on to your course at any time to complete your work. Six eight weeks terms are offered each year. A demo course can be accessed at www.uiuonline.com.
UIU’s learning centers offer evening and weekend classes that provide students the convenience to pursue new opportunities. Our learning centers offer the perfect learning environment where students feel welcome and find a new commitment to pursuing academic goals.
Corporate Advantage Program: Upper Iowa has a variety of agreements with corporations that offer their employees certain advantages when attending Upper Iowa. Tuition discounts are available for employees, spouses and dependent children (up to age 26).
Articulation Agreements: To facilitate transferring credits from community colleges to Upper Iowa University, we have reached articulation agreements with a host of two-year colleges throughout the United States.