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Tuition & Fees

$8,059

$18,551

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

43%

57%

male

female

1
17

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

79%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,271
Declined + 1,093
Total Received 5,364
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Public

10,169

undergraduate students

1,812

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
9%
24-29
30%
18-23
47%
12-17
14%
30-36
4%
24-29
36%
18-23
40%
12-17
20%
30-36
5%
24-29
35%
18-23
54%
12-17
6%
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School Facts

The University of Northern Iowa, founded in 1876, is a public, comprehensive institution. Its 908-acre campus is located in Cedar Falls, seven miles from Waterloo.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 11,981
Established in 1876
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  ATMAE (Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  NRPA (National Recreation and Park Association)

Cedar Falls, IA

908-acre campus in Cedar Falls (population: 40,566), seven miles from Waterloo, IA. Served by air and bus. Public transportation serves campus.

University of Northern Iowa
1227 West 27th Street
Cedar Falls, IA 50614

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
74%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
92%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
4 fraternities 4% of male students
 
4 sororities 6% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
18%
Top 1/4
48%
Top 1/2
84%
Bottom 1/2
16%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
9%
24-29
30%
18-23
47%
12-17
14%
30-36
4%
24-29
36%
18-23
40%
12-17
20%
30-36
5%
24-29
35%
18-23
54%
12-17
6%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $40
Common application accepted no
Application deadline August 15
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

79%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,271
Declined + 1,093
Total Received 5,364

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Considered

Essay
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Matthew Kroeger
Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management
P: 800 772-2037
F: 319 273-2885
admissions@uni.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $12,465,102
State $1,764,850
Institutional $10,110,509
Other external $1,735,475
Total $26,075,936

Non-need-based

Federal $445,579
State $250,616
Institutional $2,190,171
Other external $558,939
Total $3,445,305

Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
cross-country
football
golf
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
wrestling

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Missouri Valley Football Conference (Division I Football Championship Subdivision, FCS), Missouri Valley Conference (Division I), Western Wrestling Conference
Mascot
Panthers
School colors
purple and old gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
All Science Teaching
Anthropology
Art
Art Education
Art Studio
Art/Art History
Art/Teaching
Athletic Training
Biochemistry
Biology
Biology Teaching
Biology/Biomedical Science
Biotechnology
Business Administration
Business Teaching
Chemistry
Chemistry/Teaching
Communication
Communication Disorders
Communication Studies
Communication/Theatre/Teaching
Communications/Electronic Media
Communications/Public Relations
Composition
Composition/Theory
Computer Science
Conducting
Construction Management
Criminology
Early Childhood Education
Earth Science/Teaching
Earth Sciences
Economics
Ecosystem Management
Education
Educational Psychology
Educational Psychology Teaching
Electrical Engineering Technology
Elementary Education
English
English/Teaching
Environmental Science
Family Services
Finance
General Psychology
General Studies
Geographic Information Science
Geography
Gerontology
Global Studies
Graphic Communications
Graphic Technology
Health Education
Health Promotion
History
History/Teaching
Humanities
Individual Studies
Industrial Mathematics
Instructional Technology
Interactive Digital Studies
Interior Design
Jazz Pedagogy
Leisure Services
Leisure/Youth/Human Services
Liberal Studies
Literacy Education
Management
Management Information Systems
Manufacturing Technology
Marketing
Math/Statistics/Actuarial Science
Math/Teaching
Mathematics
Mathematics for Middle Grades (4-8)
Mental Health/Counseling
Middle Level Education Dual/Teaching
Middle/Junior High School Science Teaching
Movement/Exercise Science
Music
Music Education
Music History
Networking/System Administration
Performance
Philanthropy/Nonprofit Development
Philosophy
Physical Education
Physical Education/Teaching
Physics/Teaching
Piano Performance/Pedagogy
Political Communication
Political Science
Postsecondary Education Student Affairs
Principalship
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Policy
Real Estate
School Counseling
School Library/Media Studies
School Psychology
Science Education
Social Science
Social Science Teaching
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Spanish Teaching
Spanish/Teaching
Special Education
Speech-Language Pathology
Study of Religion
TESOL
TESOL/Modern Language/Teaching
TESOL/Modern Languages
TESOL/Teaching
Teaching English in Secondary Schools
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
Technology
Technology Management
Technology/Engineering Education/Teaching
Textiles/Apparel
Theatre
Women's/Gender Studies
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Undergraduate

85%

10,169
students

Female
57%
5,804

Male
43%
4,365

Graduate

15%

1,812
students

Female
70%
1,269

Male
30%
543

undergraduateFull-time

89%

9,127
students

Female
58%
5,283

Male
42%
3,844

undergraduatePart-time

11%

1,042
students

Female
50%
521

Male
50%
521

Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
82%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

74%

Transfer applicants accepted

72%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 15

Spring: January 1

Summer: June 1

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

95%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 65
Countries most often represented Brazil
China
India
Malaysia
Saudi Arabia
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Host family program
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Kristi Marchesani
Assistant Director of International Admissions
319 273-2281
kristi.marchesani@uni.edu

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