The University of Northern Iowa is a regionally accredited institution of higher learning which offers graduate correspondence courses to prisoners. While no degrees are offered, courses are all paper-based and available in the family studies, physical education, religion, and social work fields. They charge $218 per credit hour and incarcerated students have 9 months to complete each correspondence course. There is also a $10 application fee.
The University of Northern Iowa also offers correspondence courses for prisoners at the undergraduate level.
University of Northern Iowa
Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Tuition: $218 per credit hour
Payment Plan: None
Textbooks: Not included in Tuition
Time Limit: 9 months; $15 for a 90-day extension
Course Categories: Family Studies; Physical Education; Religion; Social Work
Course Delivery: Paper-based
Media Component: None
Catalog: 36-page catalog (2013); additional information (2013)
Application Fee: $10
Comments: There are a limited number of paper-based courses but they will be phasing them out in the future.
Other Sections: Undergraduate
Published Jun 16, 2017 by Christopher Zoukis, JD, MBA | Last Updated by Christopher Zoukis, JD, MBA on May 10, 2022 at 12:04 am