UIU is a private, liberal arts university which was started in 1857 by a pioneer woman named Elizabeth Alexander and her husband, Robert. UIU was originally called the “Fayette Seminary of the Upper Iowa Conference” but was changed to Upper Iowa University in 1858. The Peacock became UIU’s mascot around 1890 and is still the mascot today. UIU offers more than 40 majors, master's degrees, bachelor's degrees, associate degrees and undergraduate certificates in a variety of specialties. UIU is fully accredited with more than 150 years of experience providing quality education.

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    Fayette, Iowa, United States

    Upper Iowa University is located in a quaint and unique town called Fayette in Northeast Iowa. Fayette is a place where a strong work ethic, friendly neighbors, nature's beauty and concern for family are the rule, not the exception. Fayette is home to Klock's Island Camping Park and Rainbow Land Park, Cardinal Sports Complex, Multi-Use Trails, Big Rock Golf Course and the Volga River Lake State Park. While the Volga River winds its way through town providing unlimited recreational opportunities, the 5,000 acre Volga River Lake State Park offers fishing, canoeing, sailing, hiking and cross country skiing. Seasons change with the splash and splendor of color. Fayette is the best of what nature and people have to offer.

    Students can participate in in a variety of activities. Some of activities offered in the past have included trips to Minneapolis and Chicago, trips to professional sports games, concerts and shows, International Culture Night, a film festival, and various volunteer opportunities. International students may also join the International Student Association, a Greek fraternity or sorority, a club or organization, play intramurals and more. See more about student life and activities at UIU.

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Upper Iowa University

Fayette, Iowa, United States

International Office
(17)

Connect

https://www.facebook.com/upperiowauniversity

https://twitter.com/UpperIowa

https://www.instagram.com/upperiowauniversity/?hl=en

Terms

Fall Semester (August - December)

Calendar Year (January - December)

Spring Semester (January - May)

Academic Year (August - May)

Summer (June - August)

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ISEP Student Services Officer Gretchen McCarthy 703-504-9980 | gmccarthy@isep.org Thanks for your interest in ISEP Study Abroad! I’m your Student Services Officer and main point of contact here at ISEP. As you search for programs, I'll be available to answer any questions you might have. Feel free to contact me at any point in your search process for help, tips or advice.