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University of Northern Iowa

Cedar Falls, IA

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
Summer SessionOffered
General Catalog/BulletinOnline Catalog


Undergraduate Majors
  • Accounting
  • Acting
  • Anthropology
  • Apparel and Textiles, General
  • Applied Economics
  • Applied Mathematics, General
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biological and Physical Sciences
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biotechnology
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Chemistry, Other
  • Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling
  • Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
  • Construction Management
  • Criminology
  • Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Ecology
  • Economics, General
  • Electromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering Technology
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Science
  • Family and Community Services
  • Family and Consumer Economics and Related Services, Other
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
  • Foreign Language Teacher Education
  • Geography
  • Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • Gerontology
  • Graphic Communications, General
  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
  • Health Teacher Education
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • History, General
  • Housing and Human Environments, General
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • Industrial Technology/Technician
  • Interior Design
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Microbiology, General
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Music, General
  • Organizational Communication, General
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physics, Other
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Political Science and Government, Other
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Administration
  • Public Relations/Image Management
  • Reading Teacher Education
  • Real Estate
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Social Science Teacher Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Speech Teacher Education
  • Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
  • Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
  • Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education
Most Popular DisciplinesBusiness/marketing, Education, Communication/journalism
Combined Liberal Arts/
Professional Degree Programs
Nursing, medical technology with University of Iowa Medical School, cytotechnology with Mayo School of Health-Related Sciences and Mercy College of Health Sciences, chiropractic with Logan College of Chiropractic and Palmer College of Chiropractic
Special ProgramsAccelerated program, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Student-designed major, Teacher certification, Cooperative education program, Internships, Washington semester
Study AbroadOffered
Online DegreesSome online degree programs


General Education/
Core Curriculum
ComputerNot required
Foreign LanguageRequired
Math/ScienceRequired for all students


Full-Time Faculty556
Part-Time Faculty184
Full-Time Faculty with
Ph.D./Terminal Degree
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 13% of classes
10-19 students: 22% of classes
20-29 students: 31% of classes
30-39 students: 18% of classes
40-49 students: 8% of classes
50-99 students: 5% of classes
Over 100 students: 2% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab
Class Size
2-9 students: 7% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 36% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 41% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 16% of discussion sections/labs


International BaccalaureateAccepted
Advanced Placement (AP) ExaminationsAccepted for placement and credit
Sophomore StandingAvailable through AP examinations


Library Available on CampusYes
Computer OwnershipStudents not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus1900
Internet/E-mail AccessNot reported


Remedial InstructionOffered
Services for Learning
Disabled Students
Services for Physically
Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access


Master's Degrees Offered
Master of Science, Master of Music, Master of Public Policy, Professional Master of Science, Professional Science Master's, Master of Arts in Education, Master of Accounting, Master of Business Administration, Master of Social Work, Master of Arts
Master's Programs of Study
  • Accounting
  • Allied Health--General
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Art Education
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Athletic Training and Sports Medicine
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Communication Disorders
  • Communication--General
  • Community College Education
  • Community Health
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Counselor Education
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Measurement and Evaluation
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Educational Psychology
  • Elementary Education
  • English
  • English Education
  • English as a Second Language
  • Foreign Languages Education
  • Gender Studies
  • Geography
  • Geosciences
  • Health Education
  • Health Promotion
  • Higher Education
  • History
  • Human Services
  • Kinesiology and Movement Studies
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics Education
  • Middle School Education
  • Music
  • Music Education
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Physical Education
  • Physics
  • Psychology--General
  • Public History
  • Public Policy
  • Reading Education
  • School Psychology
  • Science Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Social Sciences
  • Social Work
  • Spanish
  • Special Education
  • Sports Management
  • Student Affairs
  • Vocational and Technical Education
  • Women's Studies
  • Writing
Doctoral Degrees Offered
Doctor of Education, Doctor of Industrial Technology
Doctoral Programs of Study
  • Allied Health--General
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Vocational and Technical Education
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Average 3.34 3.35     25
Low 2.60 2.60     21
High 3.89 4.61     31
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