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Upper Iowa, founded in 1857, is a private, multipurpose university. Its 50-acre campus is located in Fayette, in northeastern Iowa, 55 miles northeast of Waterloo.

Website: uiu.edu/

Private
Co-ed
3,680
Undergraduate
Students
(61.9%) 2,278 Women
(38.1%) 1,402 Men
599
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
56% of 1,901 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.21
SAT Math
503 average
440-510 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
21 average
18-23 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$40,470
Tuition and Fees
$30,450
Room and Board
$8,460
Average Percent of Need Met
61%
Average Freshman Award
$19,125
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$26,664
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Other
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
Not reported
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 46% of classes
10-19 students: 36% of classes
20-29 students: 13% of classes
30-39 students: 4% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Fayette Population
1,386
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Minneapolis-St. Paul, Chicago
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
56% of all students
Athletic Conferences
 
Mascot
Peacock
Sororities
24% of women participate
Fraternities
15% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.4% Asian
19.9% Black/African-American
5.7% Hispanic/Latino
2.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.4% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
64.8% White
5.3% Unknown
International Students
4.6% from 46 countries
First-Year Students Returning
60.2%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
Not reported
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
67%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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