Student Population
Upper Iowa University overview
Location Fayette, Iowa
Online uiu.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Upper Iowa University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Religious Affiliation Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Fayette, Iowa, Upper Iowa University is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 1,927 prospective students applied, and 1,071 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 205 enrolled in the school.  2,612 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 2,331 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $29,700 plus fees of $750. UIU is ranked 873 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
Extremely Easy 
Upper Iowa University overview
SAT 950/1100
ACT 18/23
GPA 3.21
Applications Accepted
Upper Iowa University overview
Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Average

Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Upper Iowa University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,560
Other Fees$750
Room and Board $8,454
Budget for Other Expenses$3,286
Total One Year Cost$43,750


Average Salary After 10 Years
$42,100 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
45% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Upper Iowa University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 40%
Human Services 17%
Social Sciences 13%
Psychology 10%
Education 5%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=154493 IPEDS survey data for Upper Iowa University.