University of Northern Iowa

Cedar Falls, IA

University of Northern Iowa

Cedar Falls, IA

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The University of Northern Iowa is a comprehensive Division I regional university that not only provides an affordable, world-class education but helps students pinpoint and develop their strengths. Each year, more than 35% of our incoming students are transfers from two- and four-year schools. UNI’s transfer-friendly campus and academic advisors make your transfer process easy to understand—and easy to complete. 

Building on its historic excellence in teacher education, the University offers outstanding programs in Business, Health Sciences, Performing Arts, and Technology. In total, UNI offers more than 160 areas of study across nearly all disciplines. The University also offers engaged learning experiences designed to prepare students for an ever-evolving world. Our professors—experts of applied knowledge—craft curriculum to shape students with the perspective to navigate the world beyond UNI. The University’s 820-sq. acre campus is home to 270 student clubs and organizations, 17 highly competitive Division I athletic teams, and a performing arts center.



Ranked #2 among The “Best Regional Public Universities" in the Midwest | U.S. News & World Report, 2021


Listed among the top 20 public regional universities in the Midwest for undergraduate teaching and serving veterans and active-duty service members | U.S. News & World Report


Recognized among the “Best Midwestern Colleges” for 17 consecutive years | The Princeton Review

Transfer to UNI today! 

The University of Northern Iowa offers a generous transfer credit policy. Learn how your credits will transfer by using UNI’s Transfer Plans of Study and Transfer Resources at

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What students are saying about us...

  • “I transferred to UNI because I had a support system to rely on and knew this was the campus size I was comfortable with. I love the connections you can make with professors.”

    • Sergio Leisure
      Youth & Human Services
  • “Getting involved at UNI is very easy and a great way to get acclimated to campus. The relationships I’ve made and the network I’ve created here will carry me through graduation and beyond.”

    • Sami