University of Northern Iowa: Ranking & Review

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Cedar Falls Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 216 630
Top 4%

University of Northern Iowa Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate81%79%82%
Applicants5,4942,3353,159
Admissions4,4411,8352,606
Enrolled undergraduates1,8347431,091
Enrolled total (including graduate students)11,8614,7417,120

2,616 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

588 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $40. Application fee for graduates - $60.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRequired
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores22
Percent of students submitting SAT scores1%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
605
Math
615

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores1,812
Percent of students submitting ACT scores99%
ACT Composite
23
ACT English
23
ACT Math
21

University of Northern Iowa Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $21,330 $31,872
Off-campus $21,330 $31,872
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $8,781 and other expenses per full academic year.

University of Northern Iowa provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 5,166 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $7,456 $17,998
Fees for full-time undergraduates $1,243 $1,243
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $311 $750
Tuition for Full-time graduates $8,950 $19,424
Fees for full-time graduates $1,243 $1,243
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $498 $1,079

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Education 378 128 9 515
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 431 39 470
Health Professions and Related Programs 113 79 3 195
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 137 28 165
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 136 17 153
Social Sciences 144 5 149
Visual and Performing Arts 102 25 127
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 79 37 116
Psychology 90 22 112
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 88 3 91
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 69 69
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 55 12 2 69
English Language and Literature & Letters 50 9 59
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 55 55
Mathematics and Statistics 44 4 48
History 35 6 41
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 32 2 34
Physical Sciences 25 25
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 16 5 21
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 14 6 20
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services 18 18
Philosophy and Religious Studies 11 11
Library Science 11 11
Natural Resources and Conservation 4 4
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 1 1
Engineering
Grand Total2,126439142,579

A total of 2,126 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at University of Northern Iowa.

At the master's and doctor's level 453 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate68%66%68%
  • Full-time retention rate - 81%
  • Part-time retention rate - 31%

General info

Alternative namesUNI
Northern Iowa
Panthers
Founded1876
MottoDiscover Where You Belong
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorspurple, gold
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff1,836
Instructional FTE600
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Official Websiteuni.edu
Address1227 W 27th St
Cedar Falls, Iowa, 50614-0005
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Small
City population10,000 - 50,000
Phone3192732311
Fax+1 (319) 273 3509

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