University of Northern Iowa

Cedar Falls, IA

University of Northern Iowa

Cedar Falls, IA

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Undergrad Transfer

Tuition & Fees

$8,938

$21,222

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

41%

male

59%

female

17

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,011
Declined 1,074
Total Received 5,085
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Public

9,872

undergraduate students

2,265

graduate students

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Location

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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 12,137
Established in 1876
Coeducational Coeducational

Social Networks

908-acre campus in Cedar Falls (population: 41,570), seven miles from Waterloo. Served by air and bus. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
31%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
93%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
20%
Top 1/4
45%
Top 1/2
84%
Bottom 1/2
16%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
630
25th
520
75th
600
25th
510
75th
25
25th
19
75th
26
25th
18
75th
26
25th
20

Admissions Facts

Application fee $40
Other application fee ($50 for international applicants)
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Application deadline (final deadline) August 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,011
Declined 1,074
Total Received 5,085

Admissions Factors

Required

Completion of college-prepatory program
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA

Neither required nor recommended

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

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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

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
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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Financial Aid

67%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$5,923

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,665
Room $4,699
Board $4,461
Additional fees $1,273
Books & supplies $800
Total $18,898
Average Financial Aid - $5,923
Total with Avg. Aid $12,975
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 800 772-2736
F: 319 273-6950
fin-aid@uni.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Basketball
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Volleyball
Wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

baseball, basketball, bowling, cross-country, football, golf, ice hockey, racquetball, rugby, skiing, soccer, softball, snowboarding, swimming, tennis, track and field, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

basketball, bowling, cross-country, diving, golf, racquetball, rugby, skiing, soccer, softball, snowboarding, swimming, tennis, track and field, volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, capoeira, cheerleading, climbing, cycling, dance (ballroom/swing), dodgeball, fencing, football, golf, kickball, racquetball, running, soccer, softball, swimming, table tennis, tae kwon-do, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, wrestling

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Missouri Valley Conference, Missouri Valley Football Conference (FCS), Western Wrestling Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Acting.
Anthropology, General.
Apparel and Textiles, General.
Applied Economics.
Applied Mathematics, Other.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Art Teacher Education.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Athletic Training/Trainer.
Biochemistry.
Biological and Physical Sciences.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Biomedical Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other.
Business and Innovation/Entrepreneurship Teacher Education.
Chemistry, General.
Chemistry, Other.
Clinical Psychology.
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services.
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General.
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling.
Community Health and Preventive Medicine.
Computer Science.
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other.
Conducting.
Construction Management, General.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration.
Criminology.
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Ecology.
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics.
Economics, General.
Education, Other.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Educational Psychology.
Educational/Instructional Technology.
Electrical, Electronic, and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician.
Electromechanical/Electromechanical Engineering Technology/Technician.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English Language and Literature, General.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
Environmental Science.
Environmental/Natural Resources Management and Policy, General.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Family and Community Services.
Finance and Financial Management Services, Other.
Finance, General.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Foreign Language Teacher Education.
Geographic Information Science and Cartography.
Geography.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
Gerontology.
Graphic Communications, General.
Graphic Design.
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other.
History, General.
Humanities/Humanistic Studies.
Industrial Technology/Technician.
Interior Design.
International Marketing.
International/Globalization Studies.
Investments and Securities.
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching.
Keyboard Instruments.
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Library and Information Science.
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management.
Management Information Systems, General.
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mass Communication/Media Studies.
Mathematics, General.
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor.
Music History, Literature, and Theory.
Music Performance, General.
Music Teacher Education.
Music Technology.
Music Theory and Composition.
Music, General.
Music, Other.
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management.
Organizational Leadership.
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Studies.
Philosophy.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Physics Teacher Education.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Political Science and Government, Other.
Psychology, General.
Public Administration.
Public Health Education and Promotion.
Public Policy Analysis, General.
Public Relations/Image Management.
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication, Other.
Reading Teacher Education.
Real Estate.
Religion/Religious Studies.
School Psychology.
Social Science Teacher Education.
Social Work.
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist.
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General.
Statistics, Other.
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other.
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor.
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology.
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education.
Women's Studies.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Elementary Education
  2. Psychology
  3. Accounting

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • External degree program
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Health Professions
  • Home Economics
  • Humanities
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science
  • Technologies

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-theology
  • Pre-veterinary science

12,137

total students

91%

in-state

9%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

81%

9,872
students

Female
59%
5,844

Male
41%
4,028

19%

2,265
students

Female
70%
1,595

Male
30%
670

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

87%

8,596
students

Female
59%
5,108

Male
41%
3,488

13%

1,276
students

Female
58%
736

Male
42%
540

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
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 Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

2%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: August 15

Spring: January 1

Summer: June 1

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 58
Countries most often represented Canada
China
India
Malaysia
Oman
Saudi Arabia
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Host family program
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation
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