Admissions Stories & News

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Cracking the test code: A parent's role in ACT preparation

As a parent, you have an important role to play in your child’s ACT preparation. Here are some tips on how you can help them get ready for test day.
Free Graduate Application Week

University of Northern Iowa offers Free Graduate Application Week

Use code GRD24 from December 3-10, 2023 on the UNI admissions website.
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The quest for the perfect fit: navigating the college search with your teen

In the thick of the college search with your teen? We've got you covered with some helpful tips to assist your student in making the perfect choice.
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Why you should consider earning an online master’s degree

If you're thinking about enrolling in a graduate program, an online master's degree from the University of Northern Iowa could be perfect for you.
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UNI welcomes future health and helping professionals at Health and Human Sciences Visit Day

The University of Northern Iowa is offering a new opportunity for students interested in a career in health and helping.
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UNI’s partnership with Iowa community colleges experiences rapid second-year growth

Since the partnership was first announced in summer of 2022, the UNI at Iowa Community Colleges (UNI@IACC) initiative has grown by 68% in just one year. 
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Exploring campuses together: Making the most of college visit days with your teen

Campus visits are a crucial part of the college exploration process. Here are some tips to help get the most out of the experience with your teen.
Made to Teach

University of Northern Iowa welcomes future teachers at 2023 Made to Teach

The educators of tomorrow can explore the world of teaching at the state’s leading undergraduate teacher education program. 
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UNI offers Free Application Week, Oct. 15-20

With high school seniors and transfer students in the thick of college application season, UNI is proud to offer Free Application Week on Oct. 15-20.
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FAFSA changes will make things easier for students and families

You may have noticed the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) did not open on Oct. 1 this year. It's just one of many FAFSA changes this year.