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University of Northern Iowa

University of Northern Iowa



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About this Institution

Key facts

University of Northern Iowa is located in Iowa.

Minimum TOEFL IBT Undergraduate 79 Postgraduate 79

Minimum IELTS score Postgraduate 6.5

University of Northern Iowa accepts IELTS*

* Please check with your chosen school for the exact entry requirements for your programme.

About UNI

The University of Northern Iowa (UNI) is an educational provider based in Cedar Falls, Iowa. The University is recognized for its excellence in education, and provides over 90 majors designed with student success in mind.

UNI's scenic campus is easily walkable from end to end in about 10 minutes, and the area is surrounded by more than 100 miles of recreational trails.UNIis located in the city of Cedar Falls, a welcoming community in the heartland of the United States.Situated on the banks of the Cedar River in northeast Iowa, the Cedar Falls-Waterloometropolitan area (population 110,000) provides students the benefits of urban life in a safe,small-city setting.It is centrally located between Chicago, Minneapolis, Kansas City and St. Louis.

UNI is a student-oriented university with a lot to offer. Its medium size of more than 12,000 students, enables it to offer the faculty, facilities and academic choices of a major university, while retaining a friendly, small college atmosphere. UNI annually appears on the U.S News and World Report rankings of Midwest regional colleges and universities in its America's Best Colleges Guide.UNI was also found to be one of the 50 safest colleges in the U.S., according to the Daily Beast

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tenzing, Nepal

Success in life is all a reflection of how a person enjoys his college life.

My experience here is great. Every student gets full rights and a lot of choices that he or she can make for themselves. Life is not hard but rather fun if you make take some effort in making it more exciting. Friends are always around you to make you feel like home.

linh, Vietnam

UNI-a hidden gem in the Midwest

UNI is truly a hidden gem in the Midwest. For a school of 12,000 students, the student to faculty ratio of 19:1 is impressive. The faculty and instructors are committed to students' success. My professors all know me by my first name. Class sizes are small, and many are discussion-based. Almost all of t read full review


Available scholarships

Distinguished Scholar Award for Iowans

Value of scholarship:

$1000 to $2500

Application details:

No separate application is required.

Illionios Scholar Award

Value of scholarship:

$2500 to $3500

Application details:

No separate application is required.

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