Top Private College in Malaysia for the 4+0 University of Upper Iowa, USA Degree Programmes

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Students after SPM or O-Levels who want a top American education in Malaysia can now get the University of Upper Iowa (UIU), USA degree at HELP College of Arts & Technology. The best part is that the fees would include one academic year of studies in UIU’s campus in the United States, economy airfare, and accommodation. You will be getting an American experience at a fraction of the cost to study in the USA.

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First Rate 4+0 American Degree Program (ADP) in Malaysia

With at least 5 credits, students after SPM from Malaysia can complete the whole degree American

University of Upper Iowa, USA was established in 1857 and now students in Malaysia can obtain a USA degree 

Degree program in Malaysia at a Top College in Malaysia. Students after SPM or O-Levels will enter directly into Year 1 of the degree program for a total of 4 years. The American education system does not require Pre-University to enter into the degree programme after SPM or O-Levels. The American Degree system after SPM or O-Levels is Year 1 (Freshman), Year 2 (Sophomore), Year 3 (Junior) and finally Year 4 (Senior).

The University of Upper Iowa has very strong credentials, including a slew of national and international awards, and has a Nobel Laureate amongst its alumni. It was ranked Tier 1 in the US News and World Report 2015 “Best Colleges” ranking.

What is truly unique and attractive about the 4+0 American Degree program is the affordability. 

The total fees of RM80,888 for this 4+0 program, includes one academic year of studies in UIU’s campus in the United States, economy airfare, and accommodation.

4+0 University of Upper Iowa, USA Degree Programmes

The majors available are Psychology, Business Administration, Finance, Marketing, Communications, and Human Resource Management. During their studies at HELP CAT, students will receive in-country UIU faculty support.

Students after SPM or O-Levels may choose from the following Upper Iowa University, USA programmes:


  • UIU 4 + 0 programs deliver an American Education of unmatched value
  • One year of free study at Upper Iowa University in the USA
  • Opt for a Double Major at no extra cost
  • Direct entry after SPM – graduate with an American degree in 4 years
  • Credit transfer for students with A-Levels, STPM and UEC
  • Selected courses taught by UIU senior academic staff based in Malaysia
  • Continuous course assessment with less emphasis on exams
  • Internship program for industrial and practical experience
  • Opportunities to live and work in the USA

Entry Requirements for the 4+0 University of Upper Iowa, USA Degree Programmes

Students get to go to the University of Upper Iowa in the USA to study for 1 year paying Malaysian fees
  • 5 SPM credits including English and in SPM, O-Levels, ICGSE, UEC or equivalent (for BS in Psychology, a Pass in Science and Math is necessary)
  • Credit transfer for holders of UEC, A-Levels, STPM or Diploma
  • Credit transfer for holders of the International Baccalaureate and American Degree Transfer Program transcripts, Southern Australia Matriculation, Canadian Pre-University
  • Foundation in Arts or Foundation in Science
  • 12 years of schooling with accredited certificate from home country
  • 12 years of home schooling and certificate from home schooling center

About Upper Iowa University, USA

Upper Iowa University (UIU), founded in 1857, is a four-year, liberal arts institution of higher learning

 Upper Iowa University (UIU) 4+0 American Degree Program.

offering quality degree programs. It is the second largest private university in Iowa, located in the northeast of the state in the community of Fayette.

UIU provides educational excellence and leadership development to 7,600 students – both nationally and internationally – at its campus in picturesque Fayette, Iowa; through online degree programs; at centers in the US; via independent study; and at UIU international centers in Hong Kong, Singapore, and Malaysia.

Upper Iowa University is a recognized innovator in the delivery of accredited, quality education and is proud of its diverse range of student populations and progressive, flexible options for students of all ages. Its undergraduate and graduate degree programs cover more than 40 majors, including business, education, management, communication, human services, information technology, liberal arts, math, psychology and science. A high level of academic rigor and quality is ensured in the UIU programs through on-site faculty, faculty exchange, and visiting lecturers.

Special features of Upper Iowa University

  • UIU is one of the largest universities in the American Midwest

    Get an American degree in Malaysia with 1 year study experience at University of Upper Iowa, USA 

  • UIU’s distinguished alumni include: a Nobel Peace Prize winner and a world-famous Biblical archaeologist and scholar
  • Upper Iowa University is a recognized innovator in offering accredited, quality programs through flexible, multiple delivery systems, including online and independent study
  • UIU’s Residential Campus located in Fayette, Iowa, has over 900 students. The largest capital improvement campaign in the University’s history, $75 million, is currently underway on campus
  • UIU’s Distance Education Programs (an award-winning Online Program and Independent Study) offer the flexibility to study anywhere, anytime
  • UIU has 15 US Center locations in Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, and Wisconsin offering evening classes. UIU is global, with International Centers in Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia and offers a study abroad program

    Get an American degree in Malaysia with 1 year study experience at University of Upper Iowa, USA 

  • UIU ranks in the top 25% of colleges nationally for the enhancement of student learning [Source: CLA Learning Report-2009]
  • UIU is the only NCAA Division II Athletic Program in Iowa and member of Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NCIS)
  • Upper Iowa University celebrates 21 percent diversity among its student population
  • Upper Iowa University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association ( and is approved by the Louisiana Higher Education Board, the Wisconsin Educational Approval Board, and the Iowa Department of Education (for teacher education in Iowa only). The programs offered are approved by the states of Iowa, Kansas (restricted), Louisiana, and Wisconsin for veterans’ benefits.

Rankings for Upper Iowa University, USA

Get an American degree in Malaysia with 1 year study experience at University of Upper Iowa, USA 

Upper Iowa University received strong ranking byUS News & World Report 2015 in several categories:

  • Tier 1 school in the Best Colleges – Regional Universities Midwest category
  • Best Colleges for Veterans category
  • Best Online Bachelor’s Programs category
  • Best Online MBA Programs category

Added value – Senior UIU Academics with PhDs

These senior academics of UIU are assigned to Malaysia to give extra value to students’ experience of studying for an American degree.

Dr Kurt Bruder

Dr Kurt Bruder

BA Communications, MA Communications (Michigan State), MEd (Texas Tech), PhD Communication (Texas, Austin)

Dr Kurt Bruder teaches communication courses in the UIU programs at HELP CAT. He is a communication scholar-teacher, trained psychotherapist, and student of spiritual development. Dr Bruder has trained communication professionals in skill areas like public speaking, interpersonal and intercultural communication, communication theory and persuasion. In the UIU-HELP CAT campus, he is presently teaching News Editing, Feature Writing, and Writing for Media, and guiding students approaching graduation in their Senior Projects. Dr Bruder is the author of several books. He is also a recording artist.

Dr Petra Speier-Werner

Dr Petra Speier-Werner

BEcon, MA Social Behavioural Sciences (Tübingen), PhD Business Economics & Social Sciences (Hamburg)

Dr Petra Speier-Werner teaches management and psychology courses in the UIU programs at HELP CAT. She has worked for the German federal government, at Deloitte Business Consulting, and for one of the biggest German NGOs in poverty eradication.  She has worked in Europe, Latin America and Africa. She has been an independent international consultant, coach and a lecturer. Her areas of interest are: Organizational Development, Management and Leadership, Strategy Development and Implementation, Quality Management, Monitoring and Evaluation, Social Psychology, Motivation and Action, Work and Task Analysis and Design, and Project Management. Dr Speier-Werner loves to teach and support students and organizations to grow.

Distinguished alumni of Upper Iowa University, USA

John-Mott John Mott, winner of the Nobel Prize for Peace for his work in establishing international student organizations that worked to promote peace.

Dr-Arlie Dr Arlie V Bock, the founding father of sports medicine.

William-F-Albright William F Albright, founder of biblical archaeology and authenticator of the Dead Sea Scrolls.

George Safford Parker George Safford Parker, founder of the Parker Pen Company.

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