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University of Northern Iowa

Cedar Falls, IA

According to its mission statement, "The University of Northern Iowa engage students in high-quality and high-impact learning experiences and emphasizes excellence in teaching and scholarship." [Source]

Website: http://www.uni.edu/

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7,967
Undergraduate
Enrollment
44%
4-Year
Graduation Rate
$9,053
In-State Tuition & Fees
(annually)
$19,753
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees
(annually)

16:1
Student to Faculty Ratio
2.8%
Student Loan Default Rate
General Education Requirements

Composition

NO

Literature

NO

Foreign Language

NO

U.S. Government/History

NO

Economics

NO

Mathematics

NO

Science

YES


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Freedom of Expression
Colleges and universities that have adopted the Chicago Principles on Freedom of Expression (or substantially similar statements) are committed "to the preservation and celebration of the freedom of expression as an essential element of the University’s culture.” An open marketplace of ideas on campus fosters intellectual development and prepares graduates for the discussion and debate that informs and sustains a free society.
FIRE Speech Code School Rating
A yellow light institution maintains policies that could be interpreted to suppress protected speech or policies that, while clearly restricting freedom of speech, restrict relatively narrow categories of speech.
General Education Assessment

University of Northern Iowa uses one or more of the following instruments to assess undergraduate progress in core collegiate skills: the Council on Aid to Education Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA), the Educational Testing Service Proficiency Profile, or the ACT Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency (CAAP).

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Curriculum last evaluated: 6/15/2022

2021-22 enrollment and tuition data, and four-year graduation rates for first-time, full-time freshmen who enrolled in Fall 2012, are derived from the National Center for Education Statistics’ College Navigator.