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Applying to UNI

Admission Scoreboard
Acceptance Rate 85.79%
Yield 37.93%
SAT Score 1,085
ACT Score 23
Applicants 4,772

Applying To UNI

For the academic year 2021-22, the acceptance rate is 85.79% at University of Northern Iowa where a total of 4,772 students applied and 4,094 were accepted. The average SAT score of enrolled students is 1,085 and the average ACT score is 23. It requires three items to submit to their applicants.
The following table describes the general admission information for applying to UNI.
Open Admission Policy
Undergraduate Application Fees$40
Graduate Application Fees$60
Admission Informationwww.uni.edu/admissions/
Online Applicationuni.edu/admissions/apply
Acceptance Rate85.79%
Average Test Scores1,085 SAT / 23 ACT
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits, Credit for Military Training

Acceptance Rate, Yield, and Headcounts

For the academic year 2021-2022, the acceptance rate is 85.79% where a total of 4,772 students (1,809 men and 2,963 women) have applied to UNI and 4,094 (1,500 men and 2,594 women) students have been admitted to the school.
Among them, 553 male and 1,000 female students have enrolled into UNI and its yield, also known as enrollment rate is 37.93%. The following table shows the admission statistics including admission stats, acceptance rate, and yield.
Admission Statistics at UNI
TotalMenWomen
Applicants4,7721,8092,963
Admitted4,0941,5002,594
Enrolled1,5535531,000
Acceptance Rate 85.79% 82.92% 87.55%
Yield (Enrollment Rate) 37.93% 36.87% 38.55%
[Chart] Acceptance Rate and Yield

Average SAT and ACT Scores

At UNI, 41 applicants (3% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 1,017 applicants (66%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees.
The average SAT score of those who submitted scores is 1,085 and the average ACT score is 23 at UNI. SAT 75th percentile score is 1,190 and 25th percentile score is 980. For ACT scores, the 75th percentile score is 77 and the 25th percentile score is 57. The following table shows the detailed SAT and ACT scores distribution of enrolled students at UNI.
Average SAT and ACT Scores at UNI
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing490580
SAT Math490610
ACT Composite2026
ACT Math1826
ACT English1925
[Chart] SAT Scores by Subject
[Chart] ACT Scores by Subject

Admission Requirements

University of Northern Iowa requires 3 item(s) (High School GPA, High School Record (or Transcript), Completion of College Preparatory Program) to submit to their applicants. In addition, 1 item(s) (Admission Test Scores) are considered but not required to submit.
Application Requirements for UNI
High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Record (or Transcript)
Completion of College Preparatory Program
Recommendations
Formal Demonstration of Competencies
Admission Test Scores
TOEFL
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Required △ Considered (not Required) ✓ Recommended ✗ Neither Required nor Recommended

Calendar System and Accepted Credits

The calendar system at University of Northern Iowa is Semester. University of Northern Iowa accepts Dual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits, Credit for Military Training. Next table describes credits that University of Northern Iowa accepts.
Calendar SystemSemester
Dual Credits
Credits for Life Experiences
Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Credit for military training