Upper Iowa University is on a 100-acre campus in the rural setting of Fayette, Iowa, not far from Minneapolis-St. Paul and Chicago.
Upper Iowa University has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to join – including chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? Upper Iowa University does not have fraternities or sororities.
Upper Iowa University has the Student Athlete Advisory Committee. In fact, more students participate in the Student Athlete Advisory Committee than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Upper Iowa University include Student Diversity Union, Best Buddies, Student Government Association and Peacocks for Progress.
Upper Iowa University students' favorite campus traditions are Fayette Appreciation Day, Homecoming and Welcome Back BBQ.
This table offers information on housing at Upper Iowa University.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for junior|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||No|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||58%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||701|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||324|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||42%|
Upper Iowa University offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through junior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
The majority of Upper Iowa University students live on campus. In 2022, 58% of undergrads at Upper Iowa University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 42% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Upper Iowa University. There are 701 spots available in on-campus housing for all 2,510 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 324 students chose to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 50% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Upper Iowa University offers coed housing.
At Upper Iowa University there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Upper Iowa University:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Indoor Track||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Golf||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Riflery||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Track And Field||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Upper Iowa University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security.
Upper Iowa University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Upper Iowa University, take U.S. Highway 150 to Fayette, IA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Eastern Iowa airport.
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