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University of Northern Iowa is a Public school located in Cedar Falls, IA. University of Northern Iowa has a total enrollment of 11,981 with a graduation rate of 68% and a student/faculty ratio of 17:1.

If SAT (scholastic aptitude test) scores are required for admission to this school, both the SAT range and the national SAT averages will be displayed above. The SAT range is a reflection of the range of SAT scores that are generally (but not always) required to attend the school. The national SAT average distribution graph shows the average SAT scores for every school in the country. The University of Northern Iowa SAT range (if available) is highlighted in blue to give students a general idea of what their SAT scores would need to be to attend University of Northern Iowa.

School information

School typeDegree granting, primarily baccalaureate or above
Institutional categoryPublic
Avg. price for students receiving grants$15,133
Avg. price for students living on campus$20,788
Avg. price for students living off campus$20,788


Total applicants5,394
Total admissions4,290
Admission rate80%
Application fee$40
Average staff salary$75,438

25th percentile score

SAT math470
SAT reading410
SAT writing360
ACT composite20

75th percentile score

SAT math610
SAT reading570
SAT writing550
ACT composite25

Both the SAT and ACT scores are used for college admissions and generally contain the same types of content. The SAT score is derived by combining two sections with a low of 400 to a maximum score of 1600. The two sections are 200 to 800 for SAT Math and 200 to 800 for SAT Reading. The ACT composite score is derived by combining English, Math, Reading and Science with a range from 1 to 36.

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