Upper Iowa University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - FairQuality:Education Quality Rating - Very GoodSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - FairCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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Upper Iowa University is a medium four-year, private not-for-profit school with 4,800 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1857 and is the only college located in Fayette, Iowa.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
65
Fair
Several-month certificate, 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 65 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Business, Social Work, Psychology, and Accounting and Finance. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
42%
Bad
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.

Upper Iowa University student retention rate is very low at 42% (way below Iowa average). Considering this statistic, apparently students do not seem to enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
17 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Upper Iowa University is low: 41%.

Student to faculty ratio at Upper Iowa University is decent - 17:1. Read more information regarding instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$28,200
High
Average tuition cost is very high - about $27,400 a year. The additional fees at Upper Iowa University (not included in tuition costs) are nearly $800; which totals $28,200 annually.

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

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
66%
Doable
According to government data, 1,794 applications were submitted and 1,184 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to get admitted at this school.

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

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

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$3,200
Low
Upper Iowa University offers 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
C+
Dicey
Upper Iowa University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 900 students, which provides a viable on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low - nearly $3,200 a year.

Based on the college crime data, Upper Iowa University seems to be a relatively 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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