10,005
Students
Financial aid thermometer
8,499
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
80
80%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

University of Northern Iowa is a Comprehensive institution located in Cedar Falls, IA, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 002 Gilchrist
Cedar Falls, IA  50614
United States
Contact Amy S. Schipper
Associate Director, Recruitment/Communications
Email: admissions@uni.edu
Phone: 319-273-2281
Fax: 319-273-2885

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Construction Management Checkmark
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Finance And Financial Management Services Related Checkmark
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Logistics, Materials, And Supply Chain Management Checkmark
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Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Organizational Leadership Checkmark
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Public Relations/image Management Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Computer/information Technology Services Administration Related Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
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Elementary Education Checkmark
English As A Second/foreign Language (teaching) Checkmark
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Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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Manufacturing Engineering Technology Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Economics Related Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Econometrics And Quantitative Economics Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

5,494
Applied
4,441
Accepted
10,005
Enrolled
81%
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Female Admissions

3,159
Females Applied
2,606
Females Accepted
82%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,335
Males Applied
1,835
Males Accepted
79%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

40
Application Fee
3.52
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Other requirements exist (see below)
Required for some programs Interview
Other requirements: 4 years of English; 3 years each of math, science and social studies; 2 or more years of electives, which may include foreign language and fine arts

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen August 15th July 1st
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer August 15th August 1st

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 24 21

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

7,665
In-state
18,207
Out-of-state
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Fees

1,273
Full-time student fees
8,948
Room & board
4,540
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes

Financial Aid

8,499
Avg. Financial Aid Package
8,210
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,638
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,296
Avg. Loan Aid
3,256
Avg. Grant Aid
4,844
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
95% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
64%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
14%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

10,005
Total undergrad students
4%
International Students
6%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.9%
Black or African American 2.71%
White or Caucasian 81.81%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.34%
Asian 1.36%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.07%
Two or more races 2.03%
Other 4.06%

Gender

Male (42.6%)
Female (57.4%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 38%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming, Dance Marathon and Welcome Week

Student Services

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Women's center Checkmark
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Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Dance Marathon, Colleges Against Cancer/Relay for Life, Accounting Club, Phi Eta Sigma and Students Today Alumni Tomorrow

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
automatic external defibrillators, silent witness online, vehicle assistance

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball Checkmark No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Crew Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Football Checkmark Division 1B Checkmark
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Wrestling No Division 1 Checkmark
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Crew Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Football No No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey No No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

703
Total Faculty
18:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 508
Part-time - 195
Male - 346
Female - 357