University of Northern Iowa: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - ExcellentQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - BadCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Good
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University of Northern Iowa is a large four-year, public school with 12,275 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1876 and is one of the 3 colleges and schools located in Cedar Falls, Iowa.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
121
University of Northern Iowa will give you the opportunity to receive a bachelor's degree, master's degree, or doctoral degree.

University of Northern Iowa implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 121 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Accounting and Finance, Psychology, Business, and Management. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools and colleges.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
81%
The rate of student retention at University of Northern Iowa is high at 81% (above Iowa average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at University of Northern Iowa is average - 67%. Around 27% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at University of Northern Iowa is decent, 16:1. Learn more on instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$16,800
Average tuition pricing is fairly high - $15,800 a year. The additional fees at University of Northern Iowa beyond tuition are around $1,000; which makes it a total of $16,800 per year.

Read the details about University of Northern Iowa additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
78%
As reported in recent data, 4,322 applications were submitted and 3,350 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to get admitted at this school.

The college might accept your dual credits and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score stats at University of Northern Iowa in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$3,700
University of Northern Iowa provides a distance learning option and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at University of Northern Iowa, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D-
University of Northern Iowa provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 4,700 students, which provides a good on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low, around $3,700 per year.

Army ROTC programs are available at University of Northern Iowa. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, University of Northern Iowa seems to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

University of Northern Iowa Location and Maps



Post Address: University of Northern Iowa, 1227 W 27th St, Cedar Falls, Iowa 50614-0005, USA
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