University of Northern Iowa

public university Estd 1876
Cedar Falls, Iowa, USA
University of Northern Iowa

The University of Northern Iowa is a public university. It was established because of two major reasons. Firstly, because Iowa wanted to take care of the orphans of the Civil War veterans, and secondly, the state was in need of an institution that would give training to teachers. The first building of the university had opened its doors in 1869 and was known as Central Hall.

The University of Northern Iowa is situated in Cedar Falls, Iowa. The campus has Faculty offices called Baker Hall and Bartlett Hall. It also has Bender Hall, Begeman Hall, Biology Research Complex, Communication Arts Centre, a clocktower called Campanile, and residence hall – Campbell Hall. The campus has the Centre for Energy and Environmental Education, Centre for Educational Technology, Centre for Urban Education, Dancer Hall, Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Centre, Gilchrist Hall, Hagemann Hall, Latham Hall, Lang Hall, Rod Library, Sabin Hall, and Shull Hall. The campus has a Wellness Recreation Centre, Wright Hall, Seerley Hall, Rider Hall, and Panther Village that has apartment-style residence buildings for seniors and juniors.

The University of Iowa offers a degree program in Nursing with majors in Health Sciences, Pre-professional, and Biology. It offers a graduate program in accounting. The School of Applied Human Sciences offers a major and minor in Family Services, a major and minor in Gerontology, a major in Interior Design, a major and minor in Textiles and Apparel, and a graduate program in Counselling. The Department of Art offers a major, minor, and graduate program in Art and Graphic Design. The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry offers a major and minor in Chemistry and Biochemistry. The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders offers a major and graduate program in Communication Sciences and Disorders.

The Department of Communication Studies offers a major in Public Relations, a major in Event Planning, a major and minor in Interactive Digital Studies, a major in Sports Public Relations, a graduate program in Communication Studies, a major in Communication, a major and minor in Theatre Teaching, a major and minor in Digital Journalism, a major and minor in Digital Media Leadership, a major in Digital Media Production, and a major and a minor in Interactive Digital Studies. Other departments in the university are dedicated to subjects including Computer Science, Continuing Education, Curriculum and Instruction, Earth Science, Economics, Finance, Geography, Health, Recreation, and Community and Services, History, Literature, Management, Marketing, Maths, Military Science, Music, Philosophy, Psychology, and Technology.

The notable alumni of the University of Northern Iowa include diplomat and ambassador John R. Dinger, international rugby and London Wasps player Paul Emerick, Philadelphia Eagles Linebacker L.J. Fort, United States Senator Charles Grassley, NFL Pro Bowler David Johnson, Politician and radio talk show host Jason Lewis, basketball coach Greg McDermott, contemporary visual artist and filmmaker Abinadi Meza, Award-winning journalist and executive Tom Pettit, US ambassador to Nepal and India Nancy Jo Powell, TV, film, and Broadway actress Phyllis Somerville, host of Entertainment Tonight Mark Steines, quarterback Kurt Warner, sportscaster Krista Voda, football coach Ed Thomas, fine art painter Duane Slick, and editor Ben Hagarty.

Master of Science in Computer Science
  • Duration - 1.5 to 2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : Accepted, IELTS : 6.5
  • Fees - INR 13.9 Lakh

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MS in Biology
  • Duration - 1.5 to 2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6.5, TOEFL : 79
  • Fees - INR 14 Lakh

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Master of Science in Technology
  • Duration - 1.5 to 2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6.5, TOEFL : 79
  • Fees - INR 14 Lakh

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Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 79
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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Entry Criteria

CoursesExams
MS - 3 CoursesGRE - Accepted
IELTS - 6.5 & Above
TOEFL - 79 & Above
Other Courses - 1 CourseIELTS - 6 & Above
TOEFL - 79 & Above

Admission Requirement

Application feesNo Fees

Approximate Fees

CoursesDurationTuition Fees
MS - 3 Courses18 - 24 MonthsINR 13.9L - 14L
USD 19,007 - 19,066
Other Courses - 1 Course4 YearsINR 12.9L
USD 17,640
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