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Upper Iowa University

Fayette, IA

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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

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Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
Agribusiness/agricultural Business Operations Checkmark
Agricultural Business And Management, General Checkmark
Plant Sciences, General Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
Human Resources Management/personnel Administration, General Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Management Information Systems, General Checkmark
Marketing, Other Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Communication, General Checkmark
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs, Other Checkmark
Mass Communication/media Studies Checkmark
Sports Communication Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, General Checkmark
Computer/information Technology Services Administration And Management, Other Checkmark
Information Technology Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Art Teacher Education Checkmark
Business And Innovation/entrepreneurship Teacher Education Checkmark
Early Childhood Education And Teaching Checkmark
Education, General Checkmark
Education/teaching Of Individuals In Early Childhood Special Education Programs Checkmark
Education/teaching Of Individuals In Elementary Special Education Programs Checkmark
Education/teaching Of Individuals With Multiple Disabilities Checkmark
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
English/language Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
Junior High/intermediate/middle School Education And Teaching Checkmark
Mathematics Teacher Education Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
Reading Teacher Education Checkmark
Science Teacher Education/general Science Teacher Education Checkmark
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Teaching English As A Second Or Foreign Language/esl Language Instructor Checkmark
Trade And Industrial Teacher Education Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Computer Engineering, General Checkmark
Computer Software Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Industrial Technology/technician Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
Creative Writing Checkmark
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Athletic Training/trainer Checkmark
Health And Medical Administrative Services, Other Checkmark
Health/health Care Administration/management Checkmark
Pre-dentistry Studies Checkmark
Pre-medicine/pre-medical Studies Checkmark
Pre-veterinary Studies Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Biological And Physical Sciences Checkmark
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Natural Resources/conservation, General Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Exercise Science And Kinesiology Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, And Leisure Studies Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, Fitness, And Kinesiology, Other Checkmark
Sports Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Forensic Chemistry Checkmark
Geological And Earth Sciences/geosciences, Other Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Human Services, General Checkmark
Public Administration Checkmark
Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Corrections And Criminal Justice, Other Checkmark
Crisis/emergency/disaster Management Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Criminology Checkmark Checkmark
Social Sciences, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Commercial And Advertising Art Checkmark
Fine And Studio Arts Management Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,098
Applied
717
Accepted
3,077
Enrolled
65%
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Female Admissions

422
Females Applied
257
Females Accepted
61%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

676
Males Applied
460
Males Accepted
68%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

3.13
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
Out of state 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 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 440 528
SAT Math 420 518
ACT Composite 18 23

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

31,950
Private
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Fees

995
Full-time student fees
9,105
Room & board
4,272
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

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

Financial Aid

20,713
Avg. Financial Aid Package
23,165
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
23,643
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
5,087
Avg. Loan Aid
15,678
Avg. Grant Aid
17,203
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
60.37%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
16%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

3,077
Total Undergrad students
3%
International Students
64%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.03%
Black or African American 18.47%
White or Caucasian 59.58%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.17%
Asian 1.26%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.37%
Two or more races 2.56%
Other 8.42%

Gender

Male (38.58%)
Female (61.42%)

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 77%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Winter Formal, Homecoming and Backyard BBQ

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities Checkmark
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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

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
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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
Golf Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Riflery No Division 2 Checkmark
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
Riflery No 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

412
Total Faculty
11:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 61
Part-time - 351
Male - 183
Female - 229
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