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Maharishi International University

Bachelor's programmes

Business & Management (2)
Arts, Design & Architecture (1)
Medicine & Health (1)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (1)



We come from many places, cultures, and backgrounds, but share a strong common commitment to personal inner growth, wellness, sustainability, and positive values.

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Housing services

MIU is dedicated to providing a comprehensive educational experience on campus. We encourage all students without dependents to live on campus so they may receive maximum benefit from university life. It was found in this 2016 study that students who lived on campus during their first year have a higher graduation rate than students who lived off campus. Eligible students who wish to live off campus are encouraged to live in Utopia Park, a 200-unit community just north of campus.

Library services

The best way for contacting the MIU library is by sending an email to You can request to check out books and to renew books. 

Medical services

These health resources are available to MUM students:

  • Health Emergencies
  • Integrative Wellness Center
  • Wellness Program
  • Guidelines for mental illness and treatment
  • Mental Health Assistance Now
  • Medical History Form

Student Life

Campus life

Our 370-acre campus has 45 buildings including our net-positive Sustainable Living Center and a 60,000-square-foot recreation center.

The campus is located in Fairfield, Iowa, a vibrant community of 10,000 dedicated to sustainability, health, arts, and doing good things for the world. Fairfield was named Entrepreneurial Community of the Year by the State of Iowa and has garnered more than $200 million in locally invested venture capital.

Sports facilities

The Grace Ananda Recreation Center is a 60,000-square-foot indoor facility, one of the largest indoor university sports facilities in the state of Iowa.

Student clubs

There are many opportunities to participate in a wide variety of student clubs and activities representing our students’ varied backgrounds, interests, and skills — including international student groups; sports, language, and dance clubs; and many others.


MIU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), the accrediting agency for universities and colleges in the North Central region of the US. The HLC is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Student Reviews

Wonderful alternative school!
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Well integrated information with very open, helpful and educated teachers. Sometimes lacking in overall organization.

Consciousness based education
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

It was my favorite educational experience. This university gave me immense confidence in my abilities One class at a time was so much easier to focus on, without stress. There is organic food to eat and has a diversified culture with people from all around the world. Highly recommended.

I needed the financial support because as I am from Ethiopia rural area my family are not able with financing me as this is my dream to come back to do on my community.
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

as I am technology student I am happy with their block course it take me deep

Fairfield, Iowa, United States


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