University of Northern Iowa

Acceptance Rate 79 %
SAT Average 1,130
Tuition & Fees $21,222
Student Population 9,507
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $5,923

Academic Overview

University of Northern Iowa Campus, Cedar Falls, IA
University of Northern Iowa is a public, 4 or more years institute located in Cedar Falls, Iowa. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - other. The 2021 tuition & fees are $8,938 for Iowa residents and $21,222 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 9,507 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 79% and the graduation rate is 64% last year.
The salary after graduation from University of Northern Iowa varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $49,700. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of University of Northern Iowa are $8,938 for Iowa residents and $21,222 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees are $10,432 for in-state students and $22,648 for out-of-state students.
University of Northern Iowa 2021 Tuition & Fees
Iowa ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at UNI. The acceptance rate of UNI is 79% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 39%. The average graduation rate is 64% and the transfer-out rate is 25%. The average received amount of financial aid is $5,923 and 67% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 9,507 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for University of Northern Iowa is 79 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for University of Northern Iowa is 64 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for University of Northern Iowa is 25 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for University of Northern Iowa is 84 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for University of Northern Iowa is 9,507
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for University of Northern Iowa is 18 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
18 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $5,923 at University of Northern Iowa.
Financial Aid Amount

Offered Degrees

UNI offers 165 major programs through online and on-site education where 16 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree972
Master's Degree6114
Doctor's degree - other70

Special Learning Opportunities

University of Northern Iowa offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:4,401)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $4,408)

Veterans Benefits

University of Northern Iowa has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges