Update on COVID-19 The University of Dubuque LIFE-Meridian continues to monitor the COVID-19 pandemic and understands the challenges it may have on students, faculty, and staff. Our top priority continues to be the safety and well-being of our UD community. UD LIFE Meridian intends to offer students the opportunity to take onsite face-to-face classes or remotely as needed. Learn More >>
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University of Dubuque LIFE – Meridian (Learning Institute for Fulfilment and Engagement) makes it easier than ever to gain the confidence and reassurance you need to go back to college.

UD Offers accredited, flexible, and affordable bachelor's and master’s degrees designed for your busy adult life. That means there has never been a better time to start or continue your degree.


University of Dubuque LIFE - Meridian Benefits:

LIFE Program:

At University of Dubuque, we understand that life happens. As working adults, the cost and convenience of furthering your education can be your two biggest roadblocks—but we have an easy solution. University of Dubuque LIFE (Learning Institute for Fulfillment and Engagement) was designed specifically for adult learners like you who want a quality, face-to-face education without sacrificing time spent with your family and/or career.

The benefits of our LIFE program makes the decision on whether it’s time to go back to school, easy. A few of LIFE’s benefits include:

  • Classes are offered on weekday evenings (Monday - Thursday)
  • Courses meet once per week for three hours for five weeks.
  • Begin a course in any of the nine sessions offered per year.
  • LIFE is transfer-friendly. We’ll design a plan to guide you toward graduation.
  • Childcare reimbursement during class hours and tutoring available.
  • Quality education with student-centered instruction.
  • Personalized, face-to-face academic advising.

Accredited Degrees:

University of Dubuque is an accredited nonprofit university offering bachelor’s and master’s degrees during the fall, spring, and summer. Federal financial aid is available to those who qualify.

LIFE Accelerated Adult Bachelor's Programs

LIFE Accelerated Adult Master's Programs


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Take a closer look at what University of Dubuque LIFE can do for you. It's never too late to continue your education and earn your bachelor's or master's degree at your own pace.

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