University of Northern Iowa: Ranking & Review

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Cedar Falls
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United States
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World
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1216629
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

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

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

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
Education3781289515
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services43139470
Health Professions and Related Programs113793195
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies13728165
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs13617153
Social Sciences1445149
Visual and Performing Arts10225127
Public Administration and Social Service Professions7937116
Psychology9022112
Biological and Biomedical Sciences88391
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields5512269
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities6969
English Language and Literature & Letters50959
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences5555
Mathematics and Statistics44448
History35641
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services32234
Physical Sciences2525
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics16521
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies14620
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services1818
Library Science1111
Philosophy and Religious Studies1111
Natural Resources and Conservation44
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies11
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 population39,000
Phone3192732311
Fax+1 (319) 273 3509

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