Upper Iowa University

Fayette, IA

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Military Quick Facts

  • BAH Rate
    $1,184
  • GI Bill Approved Programs
    YES
  • Yellow Ribbon Program
    YES
  • Approved for Tuition Assistance
    YES
  • Offers College Credit for Military Experience
    YES
  • Awards Credit for CLEP Exam
    YES
  • Awards Credit for DSST Exam
    YES
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Upper Iowa University

Upper Iowa University is a 4-year, private university located in Fayette, IA.  Students at Upper Iowa University can enroll in associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, & certificate degree programs.

Upper Iowa University Military & Veteran Support 

Upper Iowa University offers the following veteran and military support programs: 

Is Upper Iowa University a GI Bill approved school?

Yes, Upper Iowa University is a GI Bill approved school. However, you will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred degree program is covered by the GI Bill.  For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Is Upper Iowa University a Yellow Ribbon school?

Yes, Upper Iowa University  is a Yellow Ribbon school.

Eligible military and veteran students may have up to 100% of their tuition covered, with zero tuition costs out-of-pocket.  You will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred degree program is 100% covered by the Yellow Ribbon.  For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Does Upper Iowa University offer Yellow Ribbon for master’s programs?

No, Upper Iowa University does not offer Yellow Ribbon funding for master’s programs.  

Does Upper Iowa University offer a military discount or reduced tuition rates for military and veterans?

Yes, Upper Iowa University offers a military discount or reduced tuition for military and veterans. 

What are Upper Iowa University’s tuition rates for military and veterans?

At $1,281 per credit hour UIU’s tuition rate for active military exceeds the Tuition Rate assistance cap of $250 per hour. This means that the student may have out-of-pocket costs. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

What are Upper Iowa University’s online tuition rates for military and veterans?

At $1,281 per credit hour UIU’s online tuition rate for active military exceeds the Tuition Rate assistance cap of $250 per hour. This means that the student may have out-of-pocket costs. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here

Does Upper Iowa University offer online degree programs?

Yes, Upper Iowa University offers online degree programs.

Is Upper Iowa University approved for Tuition Assistance?

Yes, Upper Iowa Universityis approved for Tuition Assistance.  

Eligible students may have up to 100% of their tuition covered, with zero costs out-of-pocket. You will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred degree program is covered by Tuition Assistance. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here

Does Upper Iowa University offer master’s programs covered by Tuition Assistance?

Yes, Upper Iowa University has master’s degree programs covered by Tuition Assistance funding.  

Eligible active military students may have up to 100% of their tuition covered, with zero costs out-of-pocket. You will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred degree program is covered by the Yellow Ribbon. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Is Upper Iowa University a military friendly school?

Upper Iowa University is considered military friendly. They feature a veteran counselor on campus, credit for military service, and are a Iowa yellow ribbon school. In addition, the school is approved for tuition assistance offering a reduced tuition rate for military.

Is Upper Iowa University a MyCAA school?

Yes, Upper Iowa University  is a Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA) approved school. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Message from Upper Iowa University

Upper Iowa offers a wide variety of educational opportunities tailored to fit the dynamic lifestyle of today's military personnel and their families. Upper Iowa has been named a top Military-Friendly University by Military Advanced Education and G.I. Jobs magazines.

To further assist the entire military family in achieving their academic and career goals, UIU has announced that a Military Family Grant is now available to eligible spouses and dependents of all active duty, reserve, and National Guard service members.

The UIU Military Family Grant extends the University’s $250 per credit hour tuition rate for undergraduate courses to the spouses and dependents of active duty service members for undergraduate classes. UIU also offers annual Military Spouse Scholarships, a Patriot Grant for all veterans and active DOD card holders, and accepts tuition assistance, veteran’s educational benefits, scholarships and Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts

Military and Veteran Costs
  • Tuition Cost
    $ 29,600
  • GI Bill Coverage
    - $ 25,162
  • Yellow Ribbon Coverage
    - $ 4,438
  • Student Veteran Cost
    $ 0
  • Tuition Assistance
    - $ 250
  • Military Student Cost
    $ 0
  • This GI Bill coverage is based on full benefits remaining. Any potential costs and coverage should be verified by the university before applying.

Military/Veteran Support

  • BAH - Campus
    $1,184
  • BAH - Online
    $916.50
  • Campus SVA Chapter
    YES
  • Full-Time Veteran Counselor On Campus
    YES
  • Signed VA Principles Of Excellence
    YES
  • Club/Association for Veterans
    YES
  • Veteran Upward Bound Program
    NO
  • 8 Keys to Veterans' Success
    YES
  • Offers ROTC Program
    NO
  • GI Bill Approved Programs
    YES
Academic Support
  • Offers College Credit for Military Experiences
    YES
  • Awards Credit for CLEP Exam
    YES
  • Awards Credit for DSST Exam
    YES
Financial Support
  • Comply with The Veterans's Choice Act
    NO
  • Approved for Tuition Assistance
    YES
  • Yellow Ribbon Program
    YES
  • Scholarships for Military
    YES
  • Reduced Tuition for Military
    YES

    Yellow Ribbon Detail

  • Degree level
    Undergraduate
  • All
  • Amount
    $7,284
  • Number
    Unlimited
Costs
  • Undergraduate
    $29,600
    In State
    $29,600
    Out of State
  • Graduate
    $17,964
    In State
    $17,964
    Out of State
  • Cost-Per-Credit
    $488
    In State
    $488
    Out of State
  • Cost-Per-Credit Hour - Undergraduate
    $488
    Campus
    $330
    Online
  • Textbooks
    $1,560
  • GI Bill Textbook Coverage
    - $1000
  • Total Cost to Student Veteran
    $ 560
Student Population
  • Student Count
    3,859
    Undergraduate
    723
    Graduate
    85
    GI Bill Students
  • Male
    40%
    Population
  • Female
    60%
    Population
Affiliation
  • Religious
    No Religious Affiliation
  • Ethnicity
    No Ethnic Affiliation
  • Gender
    Coed School
School Information
  • College Type
    Private
  • Setting
    Rural
  • Accreditation Type
    Regional
  • Duration
    4 Year
  • Calendar
    Semesters
  • Online Undergraduate
    Yes
  • Online Graduate
    Yes
Average Scores
  • Avg. Accepted
    20
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