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The University of Northern Iowa provides a high-quality and diverse educational experience, purposefully guiding students to find and develop their strengths and prepare them for success after college.  Building on its historic excellence in teacher education, UNI has developed outstanding programs in business, humanities, arts, sciences and social and behavioral sciences.  Advanced degrees are available in many programs.  UNI enjoys national recognition for its high educational standards.  U.S. News & World Report has ranked UNI in the top three Midwest public universities for the past 14 years.  UNI's size -- just under 12,200 students -- allows it to offer the faculty, facilities and academic choices of a large university, while retaining a friendly, small-college atmosphere on a compact, park-like campus.  For more information, see www.uni.edu or call us at 800-772-2037. 

Living in the UNI Community

Students will find a wide variety of activities on campus and within the Cedar Falls/Waterloo community. Catch a Broadway show at the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center, attend a lecture by a nationally recognized speaker, conquer the indoor rock-climbing wall at the Wellness/Recreation Center or cheer on the Division I Panthers. The surrounding communities offer live music, comedy clubs, waterparks, great restaurants, shopping, coffee shops, parks and more than 80 miles of bike trails. You can also catch an exciting minor league hockey match or baseball game. There’s always something interesting to do.