University of Northern Iowa (UNI)

Cedar Falls, IA

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University of Northern Iowa Applicant Information

Important Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline August 15
SAT / ACT Scores Due August 15
College Will Notify September 1

Admission Rate

  • Men
  • Women
  Men Women Total
Applied 1,763 2,559 4,322
Accepted 1,333 2,017 3,350
Acceptance Rate 76% 79% 77%
Enrolled 638 1,066 1,704

UNI Test Scores

Note: All test score ranges and GPA are approximations based on available data. Falling within a school’s displayed range for test scores and/or GPA does not guarantee admission to that school.

Average GPA
3.50 (weighted)

ACT Scores

(98% of Students Admitted to University of Northern Iowa Submit ACT Scores)

  • Verbal 20 to 25
  • Math 19 to 25
  • Composite 21 to 25
  • Verbal
  • Math
  • Composite
  Verbal Math Composite
Top 75th Percentile 25 25 25
Bottom 25th Percentile 20 19 21

University of Northern Iowa Application Requirements

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($40)   Very Important
High School Diploma or Equivalent   Very Important
High School GPA   Very Important
High School Rank   Very Important
High School Transcript   Very Important
Recommendations     Considered
Essay     Considered
Extracurricular Activities     Not Considered
Volunteer Work     Not Considered
Standardized Test Score(s)   Very Important
Interview     Considered
Competencies     Not Considered
TOEFL   Very Important

High School Prerequisites

Subject Years Required Years Recommended
Electives 2 2
English 4 4
Foreign Language 2
Math 3 3
Science 3 3
Social Studies 3 3
Lab 1
Electives 1 1

University of Northern Iowa Transfer Students

Undergraduate Enrollment 12,935 (91%)
Undergraduate Transfer-in Enrollment 1,138 (8%)

University of Northern Iowa Admissons Requirements for Transfers

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($40)   Very Important
Credits (minimum 24)   Very Important
High School Transcript   Important
College Transcript   Very Important
Essay/Personal Statement     Not Considered
Interview     Not Considered
Standardized Test Scores   Very Important
Statement of Good Standing
from Prior Institution(s)
    Not Considered

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