Founded in 1857, Upper Iowa University is a private, not-for-profit university providing degree programs and leadership development opportunities to about 5,800 students—nationally and internationally. UIU is a recognized innovator in offering fully accredited, quality programs through flexible, multiple delivery systems.
Our courses are offered in accelerated, eight week terms that start six times each year. You can begin your degree in January, March, May, July, August, and October. UIU programs are perfect for adult learners who may need to take time off to meet personal and career expectations.
You can take classes at one of our center locations, through online, or through our self-paced degree program.
Overwhelmed by the admissions process? Don't be! Upper Iowa University (UIU) has made a conscious effort to make the admissions process as smooth as possible for you. A little time and a few simple steps can have you accepted to UIU and ready to start your first course in no time. Check out the steps below to learn how you can earn your acceptance today: