1227 W. 27th Street Cedar Falls, IA 50614 319-273-2281
About University of Northern Iowa
  • Year of Foundation 1876
  • Size of Campus 910 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 10,994
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 56% 44% 4.9%OUS
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $6,102 In-state, $14,442 Out of state
  • Room and Board $7,120
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $40
  • Enrollment No. 11,061
The University of Northern Iowa (UNI) is a college located in Cedar Falls, Iowa, United States. UNI offers more than 90 majors across the colleges of Business Administration, Education, Humanities, Arts, and Sciences, and Social and Behavioral sciences, and graduate college. UNI has consistently been named one of the "Best in the Midwest" in the Princeton Review Best 351 College Rankings guide, and has ranked second in the category "regional universities (Midwest)" by U.S. News & World Report for twelve consecutive years. UNI's accounting program has consistently ranked in the top 10 universities in the nation for the pass rate of first-time candidates on the CPA Exam. Class sizes at UNI average around 32 students; they are mostly taught by faculty, not teaching assistants. Tenured and tenure-track faculty teach 75 percent of UNI's classes. The Fall 2011 enrollment is 13,165. Ninety-two percent of its students are from the State of Iowa, in the United States. For students interested in studying abroad, UNI is ranked fourth in the nation for the total number of students who study abroad among master's degree institutions, according to Open Doors 2002, the annual report on international education published by the Institute of International Education.
Social Life And Activities
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 3%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Chinese Students and Scholars Friendship Association, Ethnic Student Promoters, Gender Equality Association, Hispanic/Latino Student Union, International Student Association, GLGBTA, Minority Graduate Student Association, D
  • Setting Urban
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 8
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited, other
  • Number of frat chapter houses 5
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Homecoming, Campaniling, Cinco de Mayo, Thursdaze, B. A. S. I. C. , Celebrate the Season, Family Weekend
  • Percent students who are frat members 4%
  • Number of honor societies Beta Beta Beta, Daniel Webster Law Society, Golden Key National Honor Society, Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society, Kappa Mu Epsilon, Mu Kappa Tau, Omicron Delta Epsilon, Omicron Delta Kappa, Order of Omega, Phi Beta Lambda, Phi Eta Sigma, Phi Upsil
  • Number of students in fraternities 8
  • Number of sororities 4
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Campus Crusade for Christ, Catholic Student Association, College Hill Lutheran Student Fellowship, IMPACT, Intervarsity Christian Fellowship, Lampost Student Association, Muslim Student Association, Navigators, Nazareth Lut
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Distance to nearest airport Waterloo (5), Cedar Rapids (60)
  • Distance to nearest train N/A
  • Distance to nearest bus Waterloo (7)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 16%
  • Number of students using college housing 36%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 0%
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (67%), women's dorms (17%), men's dorms (0%), sorority housing, fraternity housing, apartments for married students (9%), apartment for single students (6%), special housing for disabled students (1%), other housing options
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 64%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 71
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 15%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 5%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
Campus Services
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 70
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 1,900
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 1,000
  • Museums Gallery of Art, Performing Arts Center, UNI Museum, Wellness and Recreation Center
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number Of Subscriptions 6,379
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Library Facilities 100%
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number Of Books in Library 1,214,845
  • Computer Courses No
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number of e-books 5,443
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Microforms 1,113,402
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 15
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 69,879
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Aegon, Deere and Company, DeLoitte and Touche, State Farm Insurance, Target Corporation, Pella Corporation, Principal Financial Group, Price Waterhouse Coopers and the Iowa Department of Education.
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 24%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Student Employment Federal
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 60%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,408
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