University of Northern Iowa Rankings

By | April 18, 2020

Located in Cedar Falls, IA, University of Northern Iowa is one of the best universities in the state of Iowa. On this page, you will find in-depth rankings for University of Northern Iowa in the following areas: graduation rates, teaching  resources, financing opportunities, and alumni donations. Latest acceptance rate is also given to show how competitive is University of Northern Iowa.

  • According to AbbreviationFinder, University of Northern Iowa is often abbreviated as UNI.

1227 W. 27th Street Cedar Falls, IA 50614
Phone: (800) 772-2037
Email: [email protected]
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Rankings: University of Northern Iowa

Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Overall Ranking: 16
Score: 60
Peer college rating (out of 5) 3.2
Graduation and retention ranking: 18
Average freshman retention rate: 82.2%
6-year graduation rate: 65.0%
Predicted graduation rate: N/A
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): N/A
Faculty resources ranking: 64
Classes with under 20 students (2020): 34.3%
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): 7.9%
Student faculty ratio (2020): 16:1
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) 89.8%
Student selectivity ranking: 46
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 21-26
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 19%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): 48%
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 83.8%
Financial resources rank: 43
Alumni giving rank: 48
Average alumni giving rate (2020): 12.8%

University of Northern Iowa History

Essential Facts: University of Northern Iowa

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General Information  
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: 40%
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: 4%
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: 3%
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: 50%
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? Yes
Percent of students who have cars on campus: 90%
Is alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age? Yes
Additional policies and regulations: class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited, other
Collegiate athletic association: NCAA I
Men’s scholarship sports: baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), wrestling
Women’s scholarship sports: basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), volleyball
Student activities: campus ministries, choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, model UN, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra, yearbook