Upper Iowa UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Fayette, IA

$31,685

Avg tuition

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About Upper Iowa University

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Military Friendly: YesMilitary-friendly schools are Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, offer the Yellow Ribbon Program, and have a dedicated point of contact to support veterans, military service members, and their families. Explore our college guide for service members and veterans to learn more.

Upper Iowa University is a small private university located on a rural campus in Fayette, Iowa. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 4,279, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 51%. The university offers 46 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 48%, and a student-faculty ratio of 12:1. Tuition and fees for students are $31,685.

Admissions Breakdown

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

Acceptance Rate Insight

51% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 980-1160

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 19-23

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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4k

Students Enrolled

68%

Online Student Enrollment

12:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Demographics

White

64%

Black

18%

Hispanic

5%

Unknown

4%

Non-U.S. Citizen

4%

Two or more races

2%

Asian

2%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

62%

Socio-economic diversity

42% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Breakdown

On average, students at this school receive more financial aid than students at other schools.

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Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

42%

State Grant Aid

23%

Institution Grant Aid

96%

Pell Grant

42%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $4,664
State Grant Aid $5,367
Institution Grant Aid $20,571
Pell Grant Aid $4,460

Financial Outlook

$41k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$24k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.