4,275
Students
Financial aid thermometer
14,614
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
55
55%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Rural
Setting
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Overview

Upper Iowa University is a Comprehensive institution located in Fayette, IA, in a rural setting.

Location & Contact

Address 605 Washington Street
Parker Fox Hall
Fayette, IA  52142
United States
Contact Ms. Kathy Franken
Vice President of Enrollment Management
Email: frankenk@uiu.edu
Phone: 563-425-5868
Fax: 563-425-5323

Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Human Resources Management Checkmark
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Pre-dentistry Studies Checkmark
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Personal And Culinary Services Associate Bachelors
Funeral Service And Mortuary Science Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,901
Applied
1,056
Accepted
4,275
Enrolled
56%
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Female Admissions

968
Females Applied
510
Females Accepted
53%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

933
Males Applied
546
Males Accepted
59%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

3.14
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2
Other requirements exist (see below)

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Math 503 440 510
ACT Composite 21 18 23

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

29,700
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Fees

750
Full-time student fees
8,460
Room & board
3,900
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

14,614
Avg. Financial Aid Package
28,429
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
17,781
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,740
Avg. Loan Aid
938
Avg. Grant Aid
4,907
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
58%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
10%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

4,275
Total undergrad students
12%
International Students
55%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.45%
Black or African American 17.89%
White or Caucasian 57.59%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.4%
Asian 1.59%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.23%
Two or more races 1.75%
Other 2.83%

Gender

Male (38.32%)
Female (61.68%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 56%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Winter Formal, Homecoming and Backyard BBQ

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
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Most popular organizations:
Student Athlete Advisory Committee, Peacock Alumni for Student Traditions, UIU Science and Environment Club, Student Government Association and Peacocks for Progress

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Division 2 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No No No
Football Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
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Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis No No No
Track And Field No No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Wrestling No Division 2 Checkmark
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Football No No No
Golf Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis No Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

518
Total Faculty
17:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 72
Part-time - 446
Male - 240
Female - 278