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Best in the
Midwest

The University of Northern Iowa is ranked second in the “Top Public Schools Regional University (Midwest)” category, according to U.S. News & World Report.

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Affordable
Education

Knowledge is about making a better future. Your education should not revolve around piles of debt. At UNI, we’re committed to making college attainable for everyone.

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AACSB
Accredited

Earn your business degree from an AACSB accredited university, an achievement earned by less than five percent of the world’s business schools.

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Nursing at UNI
Iowa Needs Nurses

UNI to offer BSN degree starting fall 2024

The Iowa Board of Regents has approved a proposal from the University of Northern to proceed with the planning, development and implementation of a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program. 

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We Are One

You are welcome at the University of Northern Iowa. Your background, beliefs, hopes, dreams, fears and struggles make us stronger. Diversity delivers variety, allows us to challenge assumptions and grow as a community. And the community is here to support you, challenge you and accept you while giving you the boost to do more. 

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Panther Pride

The University of Northern Iowa is home to 17 NCAA Division 1 sports teams that are dedicated to the highest level of competition and academic performance. Whether you’re a student-athlete or sports fanatic, you’ll feel the panther pride throughout the Valley.

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Passion for Performance

From our award-winning School of Music to some of the state’s most robust and vibrant theatrical performances, UNI has a culture of displaying passions on stage and canvas, all here in Cedar Falls.

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We Are One

You are welcome at the University of Northern Iowa. Your background, beliefs, hopes, dreams, fears and struggles make us stronger. Diversity delivers variety, allows us to challenge assumptions and grow as a community. And the community is here to support you, challenge you and accept you while giving you the boost to do more. 

Students at a campus picnic

Panther Pride

The University of Northern Iowa is home to 17 NCAA Division 1 sports teams that are dedicated to the highest level of competition and academic performance. Whether you’re a student-athlete or sports fanatic, you’ll feel the panther pride throughout the Valley.

UNI volleyball team

Passion for Performance

From our award-winning School of Music to some of the state’s most robust and vibrant theatrical performances, UNI has a culture of displaying passions on stage and canvas, all here in Cedar Falls.

Student playing the violin