|I. The International Application Process|
The admission process for international applications begins when a completed application is received by the University of Northern Iowa.
State specifically the type of admission for which you wish to be considered:
Undergraduate Study (Bachelor/First Degree)
Indicate if you wish to be considered for admission as a Bachelor, second Bachelor or non-degree Undergraduate student.
Applicants with physical or health limitations as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, who wish to request accommodations or special needs should contact the Office of Disability Services at 319-273-2676, or send a letter to the Student Disability Services Coordinator, 103 Student Health Center, UNI, Cedar Falls, Iowa 50614-0385.
The application information requested is required for the purpose of determining admission and/or issuing a Certificate of Eligibility. Failure to provide this information makes such determination impossible. This information is not routinely provided outside the University, except for purposes of directory information.
|II. Completing the Application|
Complete all the information requested on the application so there will be no misunderstanding. See that all questions are answered to avoid unnecessary correspondence and delay in considering your request for admission.
Your legal name as it appears on your passport should always be used. If any of your records appear under another name, give this name also.
|III. Required Credentials|
It is your responsibility to arrange to have the necessary credentials submitted. Follow the appropriate checklist undergraduate or graduate to ensure all required steps in the admission process are completed so that a missing item will not cause delay in considering your application. Please examine our Country Specific Undergraduate Admission Requirement List to learn more about the required credentials and minimum academic standards needed for admission to UNI.
Academic/School Records (transcripts) must be official. To be official, each document must have an original signature and seal or stamp of the issuing institution.
Documents must be mailed by the institution to the University of Northern Iowa.
|IV. English Proficiency|
All applicants who are not native speakers of English must submit an official TOEFL score report. The recommended score for undergraduates is 550 or above (213 on the computerized TOEFL) or 79 on the iBT. Please note alternatives to the TOEFL for undergraduates. Graduate students may be considered with a minimum TOEFL score of 550 (213 on the computerized TOEFL) or 79 on the iBT. IELTS results will also be considered. Some academic departments require higher scores.
OUR INSTITUTIONAL CODE NUMBER IS 6307.
The University of Northern Iowa offers a full-time Culture & Intensive English Program (CIEP) for applicants who do not meet the language proficiency requirement.
Conditional admission may be considered for undergraduate students who are academically qualified and who present a TOEFL with a minimum score of 375 (paper-based) or 25 (internet-based) or earn a 2.5 on the IELTS. These students will be tested upon arrival on campus and will be required to enroll in intensive English courses as necessary.
|V. Application Fee|
A non-refundable application fee of $50.00 for undergraduate applicants or $70.00 for graduate applicants by credit card, bank draft or money order is required in addition to the completed application form.
|VI. Application Guidelines|
For undergraduate international students there is no deadline as admission decisions are made on a rolling basis.
For graduate students, files should be completed by:
Choose from two ways to apply...
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