Upper Iowa University has been offering postsecondary studies for both recent high school graduates and adult learners alike for over 150 years. The University has its main campus in Iowa, and it serves Milwaukee area students at 3 different locations. Milwaukee Center Director, Marshall Whitlock, has announced that Upper Iowa University is eager to help serve more students in Milwaukee, Elkhorn and Racine. According to Whitlock, “We are proud of our long history of helping students earn associates and bachelor degrees in the greater Milwaukee area.”
Students from the Milwaukee area have attended UIU’s Milwaukee Center since 1992. The Milwaukee Center, located at 620 S. 76th Street, across from State Fair Park, is a state-of-the-art facility with internet connected classrooms, computer labs, WIFI connections, student lounges, and student support services. The Milwaukee Center is located right on the major bus routes, and there is ample free parking right next to the building. UIU offers evening classes, a convenient location, and small classes. Students can also attend UIU classes at Gateway Technical College campuses in Elkhorn and Racine.UIU strives to meet the unique needs of its students with onsite or online classes, concentrated eight-week terms, and six different registration periods throughout the year. Adult students take classes that meet once each week.
Students can earn an Associate’s Degree in General Business or Liberal Arts, or obtain a Bachelor’s degree in thirteen different majors, including Accounting, Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Health Services Administration, Human Resources Management, Human Services, Management, Marketing, Psychology, and Public Administration. They also offer courses that qualify for the Social Work Training Certificate. Upper Iowa University is a private and no-profit institution, accredited by The Higher Learning Commission.
Students interested in Upper Iowa University can contact the Milwaukee Center at 414-475-4848 or email them at [email protected] . They have Open Houses for prospective students every six weeks, and anyone can contact them throughout the year.