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UIU-Cedar Rapids: Education Built for Life

From your hometown near Cedar Rapids, earn your college degree from the renowned Upper Iowa University. UIU’s Cedar Rapids regional education center offers you the chance for a top-notch education close to home.

First-time students, adults returning to school, and transfer students will all find an Education Built for Life—your life. UIU works closely with you to tailor an education program aimed at achieving your unique career goals.

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Academic Programs at UIU-Cedar Rapids

The UIU-Cedar Rapids center offers evening classes in a variety of undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Plus, blending your degree plan with online and self-paced courses widens the possibilities even further.

Select one of the UIU-Cedar Rapids programs below to explore that area of study.

Associate Degrees

Bachelor’s Degrees

Master’s Degrees

Academic Support

Get the support you need for successful studies through tutoring or accommodations for a disability.

Shorter Sessions with Focused Schedule

UIU’s unique Two-at-a-Time course schedule helps you focus on your studies. As a full-time student, you only need to take two classes during each 8- or 6-week session, which helps you concentrate and excel. UIU gives you access to courses year-round, so you can complete your degree on your schedule.

2021-2022 Academic Year

Session 3 (01/10/2022 – 03/03/2022)

Course # & Title Prerequisites Time Day of the Week
BA 371 Training and Development BA 361 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
BA 374 Business Communication ENG 102 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
BA 506 Org Strategy/Econ Change 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
BA 567 Quality Mgmt/Productivity 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday

Session 4 (03/14/2022 – 05/05/2022)

Course # & Title Prerequisites Time Day of the Week
BA 210 Management Principles 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
BA 383 Compensation/Benefits Management BA 361 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
BA 508 Curr Issues:Corp Law/Ethics 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
BA 520 Training and Development 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday

Session 5 (05/16/2022 – 07/07/2022)

Course # & Title Prerequisites Time Day of the Week
BA 393 Personnel Selection & Evaluation BA 361 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
BA 509 Theories of Leadership 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
MBA 501 Managerial Communication 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
MKT 358 Consumer Behavior Prerequisite for Marketing majors: MKT 208 or permission of instructor. Recommended for all majors: MKT 208 and PSY 190 or SOC 110 or permission of instructor. 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday

Session 6 (07/11/2022 – 08/18/2022)

Course # & Title Prerequisites Time Day of the Week
BA 411 Labor Relations and Negotiation BA 210, BA 361 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
BA 540 Labor/Management Relations 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
MKT 504 Mktg/Product Mgmt 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
PHIL 202 Contemporary Ethics 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday

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Easily Transfer Credits

Whether it’s been a single semester or several years since your last college course, UIU makes it easy to apply those credits to your degree. We accept up to 90 credits from four-year schools or 78 credits from two-year schools. Plus, your professional experience and test scores may earn you college credit.

The university also partners with several community colleges in Iowa to make the transfer process even smoother. UIU holds articulation agreements with schools across the country, including:

Don’t see your school? Check out all of our articulation agreements.

Students transferring from a UIU partner school may qualify for a transfer scholarship!

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Admissions and Aid

When you’re ready to apply to UIU-Cedar Rapids, we’ll help you navigate the admissions and financial aid process.

Special Programs and Grants

GEICO Partnership

UIU-Cedar Rapids partners with GEICO to offer their associates in person and online classes, as well as a generous tuition grant.


If you’re in active service or a veteran of the U.S. military, we’ll help you secure the unique education benefits available to you.

Corporate Programs

UIU-Cedar Rapids partners with area employers to offer employees grants toward tuition.

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Experience UIU from Cedar Rapids

As a student at UIU-Cedar Rapids, you can take advantage of the benefits of being part of a global school community.

Kwabena Okyere

Kwabena Okyere, '19

Criminal Justice
Cedar Rapids

I decided to attend UIU because they are a number one military friendly university and their advisors guide you through the right path.

Contact UIU-Cedar Rapids

1641 Boyson Square Drive, Suite 100
Hiawatha, IA 52233

Phone: 319-848-8488

Email: [email protected]


Office Hours
Monday – Thursday: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.


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