81%

Acceptance Rate

$4,718

Avg.Financial Aid

001890

FAFSA Code

About University of Northern Iowa (UNI)

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

11,187

Website

www.uni.edu

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HLC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

#N/A

Location & Contact

Address

1227 W 27th St

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 3192732311
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Rankings

The ranking of a particular university helps a student decide where to apply, which is always a tough decision. University of Northern Iowa has been ranked at the 405th position among other universities by Forbes. It is to be noted that Forbes decides on the rankings of the university based on common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

None

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

81%

SAT Range

980 - 1241

ACT Range

21 - 26

Application Fee

$40

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

Admission to the university is fairly easy and the students are recommeded to make the most out of it. The varsity has 4 admission thresholds. Candidates are required to fill the form and submit a fee of $40, as part of the admission process at UNI. As per the past trends, the SAT score of a student must lie in the range of 980-1241 to improve her chances. Notably, students securing ACT score less than 20 might also given admission but the average ACT score at University of Northern Iowa is 23. The application process can be completed online. However, if needed, one can also visit the office at 1227 W 27th St, Cedar Falls, Iowa 50614-0005, or call (319) 273-2311.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$16,453

Average Annual Cost

$7,665

Books And Supplies

$900

Other Fees

$1,273

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$8,948

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,148

Total One Year Cost

$20,934

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to UNI. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $27,436. For students seeking financial assistance, the university offers a number of options.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

18:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

84%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

71%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$337

Faculty Overview

52%

Male Professors

48%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Teacher Education and Professional...

344 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

138 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

100 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

100 Graduates

Psychology, General

97 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

87 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

85 Graduates

Biology, General

83 Graduates

Marketing

83 Graduates

Criminology

81 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

69 Graduates

Social Work

69 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

65 Graduates

Communication Disorders Sciences an...

65 Graduates

Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studi...

56 Graduates

Management Information Systems and...

52 Graduates

Human Development, Family Studies,...

51 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

50 Graduates

Health Professions and Related Clin...

49 Graduates

Radio, Television, and Digital Comm...

46 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

43 Graduates

Industrial Production Technologies/...

38 Graduates

History

37 Graduates

Real Estate

37 Graduates

Computer Science

34 Graduates

Public Relations, Advertising, and...

31 Graduates

Mathematics

30 Graduates

Political Science and Government

29 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

28 Graduates

Economics

23 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

22 Graduates

Sociology

22 Graduates

Electromechanical Instrumentation a...

21 Graduates

Construction Management

20 Graduates

Music

20 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

19 Graduates

Graphic Communications

18 Graduates

Statistics

17 Graduates

Geography and Cartography

16 Graduates

Teaching English or French as a Sec...

15 Graduates

Public Administration

13 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

12 Graduates

Anthropology

12 Graduates

Gerontology

12 Graduates

Physics

12 Graduates

Apparel and Textiles

9 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

9 Graduates

Philosophy

9 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

9 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

7 Graduates

Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, an...

7 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

7 Graduates

Chemistry

6 Graduates

Biological and Physical Sciences

5 Graduates

International/Global Studies

4 Graduates

Computer/Information Technology Adm...

2 Graduates

Education, Other

1 Graduates

Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

9,536

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

26%

Full-time

92%

Part-time

8%

Students Gender

Male

42%

US National: 44%

Female

58%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

82% White

5% Unknown

3% Black

4% Hispanic

2% Two or more races

3% Non Resident alien

1% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

2%

Unknown Location

6%

Out Of State

92%

In State

0%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$56,118 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

41%

Averege Housing Cost

$4,540/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $4,408/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$4,408/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Panthers

School Colors

purple and old gold

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Missouri Valley Conference

Total Male Athletes

219

Total Female Athletes

200

Intramural Sports

23

Sports Club

33

Sports Team (Men)

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Track and Field

Wrestling

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The university offers on-campus housing facilities to the students who wish to stay on the campus. At UNI, $9,160 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. The average meal plan at UNI costs around $4,408 a year. Notably, students at the varsity get to choose from various dining and meal plan options as well. To ensure the safety and security of students, the university has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The number of female and male students at the university are 41% and 59%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$38,100/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$44,600/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$15,300

$27,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$159 - 280

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

67%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,718

Students Receiving Federal Grants

28%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,527

Students Receiving State Aid

1%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,153

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

65%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,875

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$9,108

$30K - $48K

$7,774

$48K - $75K

$5,136

$75K - $110K

$3,261

> $110K

$3,123

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$3,244,302

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$3,759,711

The financial aid department of University of Northern Iowa helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. The average financial aid at University of Northern Iowa is around $2,883 and the federal grant is $4,297. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $4,199 as well as institutional aid worth $2,883. At UNI, the total amount of need-based scholarships/grants awarded to students stands at $3,244,302 per year. On the other hand, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants offered in a year add up to $3,759,711.

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