Resources › For Students and Parents Upper Iowa University Admissions ACT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More Share Flipboard Email Print Upper Iowa University Andres Center for Business & Education. SheilaJMiller / Wikimedia Commons For Students and Parents College Admissions College Profiles College Admissions Process College Rankings Choosing A College Application Tips Essay Samples & Tips Testing Graphs College Financial Aid Extracurricular Activities Advanced Placement Homework Help Private School Test Prep College Life Graduate School Business School Law School Distance Learning View More By Allen Grove College Admissions Expert Ph.D., English, University of Pennsylvania M.A., English, University of Pennsylvania B.S., Materials Science & Engineering and Literature, MIT Dr. Allen Grove is an Alfred University English professor and a college admissions expert with 20 years of experience helping students transition to college. our editorial process Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Allen Grove Updated August 10, 2017 Upper Iowa University Description: Upper Iowa University is a private university with a main 100-acre campus in Fayette, Iowa, as well as an online program and numerous centers for distance education. The university also has international campuses in Hong Kong, Singapore, and Malaysia. Students can choose from more than 40 degree and certification programs. Business and human service fields are particularly popular, with top majors including accounting, business administration, education, human resource management, and criminology. In recent years the college has been working to upgrade facilities including a new student center, liberal arts building, and housing facility. The college wins high marks for being military-friendly and offers tuition discounts for military personnel and their families both on campus and through its educational centers on U.S. military bases. On the athletic front, the Upper Iowa University Peacocks compete in the NCAA Division II Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC). The university fields six men's and six women's intercollegiate sports. Popular sports include soccer, football, basketball, and track and field. Admissions Data (2016): Upper Iowa University Acceptance Rate: 56%Test Scores -- 25th / 75th PercentileSAT Critical Reading: 430 / 440SAT Math: 430 / 440SAT Writing: - / -What these SAT numbers meanSAT score comparison for Iowa collegesACT Composite: 17 / 24ACT English: 16 / 23ACT Math: 17 / 24What these ACT numbers meanACT score comparison for Iowa colleges Enrollment (2016): Total Enrollment: 4,758 (3,991 undergraduates)Gender Breakdown: 39% Male / 61% Female56% Full-time Costs (2016 - 17): Tuition and Fees: $28,890Books: $1,560 (why so much?)Room and Board: $8,120Other Expenses: $2,872Total Cost: $41,442 Upper Iowa University Financial Aid (2015 - 16): Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 100%Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of AidGrants: 96%Loans: 58%Average Amount of AidGrants: $17,054Loans: $8,475 Academic Programs: Most Popular Majors: Accounting, Business Administration, Criminology, Elementary Education, Human Resource Management, Human Services, Psychology, Public Administration, Social Science, Nursing, Communications, Biology, Disaster Management Transfer, Retention and Graduation Rates: First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 63%Transfer-out Rate: 22%4-Year Graduation Rate: 28%6-Year Graduation Rate: 44% Intercollegiate Athletic Programs: Men's Sports: Football, Golf, Soccer, Wrestling, Basketball, BaseballWomen's Sports: Basketball, Volleyball, Track and Field, Cross Country, Soccer, Softball, Golf, Tennis Data Source: National Center for Educational Statistics If You Like Upper Iowa University, You May Also Like These Schools: Iowa State University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphCoe College: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphUniversity of Iowa: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphGrand View University: Profile Winona State University: Profile Drake University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphClarke University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphBuena Vista University: Profile Simpson College: Profile Wartburg College: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphUniversity of Northern Iowa: Profile Mount Mercy University: Profile Upper Iowa University Mission Statement: mission statement from http://www.uiu.edu/about/mission-vision.html "Upper Iowa University provides student-centered undergraduate and graduate educational programs through flexible, multiple delivery systems in an environment in which diversity is respected, encouraged and nurtured."