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Upper Iowa University

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Upper Iowa University Schools for Veterans

School Information

Founded in 1857, Upper Iowa University is a private, not-for-profit university providing educational excellence to over 5800 students on our main campus, our 25 centers across the US and six internationally in Hong Kong and Malaysia. UIU is a recognized innovator in offering regionally accredited, quality programs through flexible, multiple delivery systems, including online and self-paced. UIU is an NCAA Division II university with 15 varsity sports. UIU was recently ranked by U.S. News & World Report as #9 on the list of colleges with the most students over age 25 with 82% of UIU�s student population 25 or older.

Why They Value Veterans

UIU serves the military at select installations and through its two nationally recognized distance learning programs. With four associate degrees, forty-five baccalaureate majors, and five masters programs available and with three modalities (on-site, online, self-paced) from which to choose, military students have college accessible no matter where they are. UIU provides tuition discounts to military ID cardholders and veterans, and honors the TA cap for undergraduate programs for students utilizing military TA. UIU has a deployment policy that provides options for the military student/spouse should deployment or extended training interrupt their coursework. Our students are our #1 priority.

Learn More About Upper Iowa University

Hear first-hand why attending Upper Iowa University is life changing. Choosing the right school for your post-military education can be hard. There are multiple schools with great benefits...who knows what to choose! Now you can learn from someone else’s experience how their military skills helped, why they chose Upper Iowa, and what challenges they faced in the transition.

What They Offer

  • Approved for the Post-9/11 GI Bill
  • Committed to the 8 Keys to Veterans' Success
  • Signed the VA's "Principles of Excellence"
  • Utilizes the federal Financial Aid Shopping Sheet
  • Approved for Armed Forces Tuition Assistance (TA) Funding
  • Signed the DOD Voluntary Education Partnership Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for Tuition Assistance
  • Member of the Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges Network
  • Compliant with Section 702 of the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 (Choice Act)
  • Participates in the Yellow Ribbon Program
  • Tuition discounts specifically for military spouses and dependents
  • Scholarships specifically for military spouses and dependents
  • In-state tuition without residency requirements for military spouses and dependents
  • Policy concerning military spouses and dependents whose families must move due to redeployment or relocation

Degrees & Certifications

  • Associate's Degree
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • Professional Certificate


Regional accreditation; Programmatic/professional accreditation

Areas of Study

  • Biology
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
  • Computer and Information Systems Services Management
  • Computer Science

Discover Your Future

Take advantage of Upper Iowa University's commitment to your service. Request info now on how you can enroll!