Upper Iowa University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - GoodCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Below Average
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Upper Iowa University is a medium four-year, private not-for-profit school with 5,180 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1857 and is the only college located in Fayette, Iowa.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
40
Associate's degree, bachelor's degree, and master's degree are available at Upper Iowa University.

Upper Iowa University deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 40 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Social Work, Business, Psychology, and Accounting and Finance. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges and schools.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. However, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
68%
Upper Iowa University student retention rate is relatively low at 68% (close to Iowa average). Considering this statistic, apparently students like their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Upper Iowa University is low: 36%.

Student to faculty ratio at Upper Iowa University is reasonably decent - 19:1. Read more information regarding instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$24,400
Average tuition cost is very high - about $24,400 a year.

Read the details about Upper Iowa University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
62%
As reported in recent government data, 1,147 applications were submitted and 712 were accepted; so it is not very hard to become a student at this school.

The school will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits for admission.

Read more about admissions as well applicants test score information at Upper Iowa University in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$2,900
Upper Iowa University provides a distance education program and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Upper Iowa University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
B-
Upper Iowa University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 700 students, which provides a reasonable on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low: nearly $2,900 per year.

Based on the college crime data, Upper Iowa University seems to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Upper Iowa University Location and Maps



Post Address: Upper Iowa University, 605 Washington St, Fayette, Iowa 52142-1857, USA
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