School Overview

The following table shows the basic characteristic of University of Northern Iowa and directory information. You may want to visit the school's website to check application deadlines, requirements, and financial information.
Contact Information
Address1227 W 27th St, Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0005
Admission Information
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School Category
School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (larger programs)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - other

Acceptance Rate and Admission Statistics

The acceptance rate of University of Northern Iowa is 85.79% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 37.93%. The application fees are $40 for undergraduate programs and $60 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate85.79 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)37.93 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$40
Graduate Application Fees$60

Tuition & Fees

UNI's 2023 tuition & fees is $9,411 for Iowa residents and $20,565 for out-of-students. The undergraduate tuition increased by 4.11% compared to the last year's rate based on out-of-state rate ($19,753).
For graduate programs, its 2023 tuition & fees is $10,991 for Iowa residents and $22,074 for out-of-students. The graduate tuition increased by 4.12% compared to the last year's rate.
Iowa ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$9,411$20,565
Graduate Tuition & Fees$10,991$22,074
*Data Source: 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 9,217 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 767 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. UNI has 7,967 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 1,250 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students9,217
Undergraduate Students7,967
Graduate Students1,250
Online Enrollment767

Degree Information and Campus Life

UNI offers 168 programs including both undergraduate and graduate programs. 17 out of the 168 programs are offerd via distace learning (online programs).
The following tables summarizes the offered programs, on-campus services, and special learning opportunities offered by UNI
Offered DegreesOn-Campus ServiceLearning opportunities
Number of programs168 Programs
Number of online programs17 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsBachelor's
Doctorate (Other)
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students
Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
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