Upper Iowa University a StraighterLine Partner College Profile

Barry Lenson

We are proud to announce that Upper Iowa University has become the latest StraighterLine Partner college. Better yet, Upper Iowa University could be just the college for you. Let’s take a closer look.

About Upper Iowa University

Because Upper Iowa University is a StraighterLine Partner College, it’s ready to accept the credits that you earn in the courses that you take at StraighterLine. Then you can apply directly for admission to the University.

Upper Iowa University was recently named one of the best online programs in the United States by U.S. News. That’s no surprise to the students who have already discovered this fine school. Whether you're looking for an on-campus learning experience or global access to online and independent study courses, you will find them at UIU. And if you’re a member of the U.S. armed forces, keep reading to learn about the options that UIU offers you.

Courses of Study

Upper Iowa University offers more than 40 majors, master's degrees, bachelor's degrees, associate degrees, and undergraduate certificates in a variety of specialties. Here’s a partial list . . .

  • Accounting
  • Agricultural Business
  • All Science
  • Applied Plant Science
  • Art
  • Athletic Training
  • Biology
  • Business Administration
  • Chemistry
  • Clinical Laboratory Science
  • Communications Studies
  • Conservation Management
  • Criminal Justice
  • Elementary Education
  • Emergency and Disaster Management
  • English
  • Environmental Science
  • Exercise and Sports Studies
  • Financial Management
  • Forensic Science
  • General Business (for Teacher's Licensure)
  • Graphic Design
  • Health Care Administration
  • Health Services Administration
  • History
  • Human Resources Management
  • Human Services
  • Industrial Technology
  • Information Technology
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • International Business
  • Life Science
  • Management
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Mathematics
  • Mortuary Science
  • Physical Education (Teaching)
  • Prekindergarten-Grade 3
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration
  • Reading
  • RN-BSN (Nursing)
  • Social Science
  • Sociology
  • Sports Communication

A Unique Network of Locations 

You can take courses online at Upper Iowa University’s main campus, or pursue your studies online. Yet UIU offers something different and unique in American higher education too. It’s the option to take courses in more than 20 facilities that are located in Arizona, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Wisconsin. It’s another reason why this University fits into your busy life and career.

Military Education Centers Too!

Whether you are on base in the United States or deployed abroad, Upper Iowa University will help you get the education you desire. UIU’s seamless approach allows you to study at one of the University’s on-base educational centers, switch to online classes if that’s more convenient, or join independent study programs. Upper Iowa has been recognized by Military Advanced Education and G.I. Jobs as one of the top “Military-Friendly Schools” in both 2009 and 2010. UIU is also a proud participant in the Yellow Ribbon program. If you’re in the military, you’ll want to learn more about UIU’s programs to serve your unique educational needs. 

An Education that You Can Afford

Upper Iowa University is committed to keeping costs low and offering financial assistance of many kinds to admitted students. Learn about financial aid options at UIU.

Upper Iowa University Spells Opportunity for You

If UIU sounds like a great opportunity to you – and it should – be sure to learn more by visiting the University’s Partner College Profile here on the StraighterLine site.

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