University of Northern Iowa

country rank  233
world rank  634

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University Overview

Established in 1876, University of Northern Iowa is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized town of Cedar Falls (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Iowa. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, University of Northern Iowa (UNI) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Northern Iowa (UNI) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 143 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym UNI
Founded 1876
Motto Discover Where You Belong
Colours Purple and gold

University Location

Address 1227 W 27th Street
Cedar Falls (population range: 10,000-49,999)
50614-0005 Iowa
United States
T +1 (319) 273 2311
F +1 (319) 273 3509

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
International
students
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office 002 Gilchrist Hall
Cedar Falls 50614-0018
+1 (319) 273 2281
800 772 2037

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 700-799
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Northern Iowa's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission


Year of first Accreditation

1913


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • American Association for Leisure and Recreation (AALR), American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
  • Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Iowa Board of Regents (IBR)
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019