Admissions Stories & News

Eight Ukrainian students wearing Panther gear

UNI turns dreams to degrees for eight Ukrainian students

When eight Ukrainian high school exchange students found themselves stranded in the U.S., the options for the future were slim. UNI answered their call for help.
Woman being interviewed for job

UNI elevates human resource program to meet growing demand for HR professionals

Starting this fall, the human resource emphasis program at the University of Northern Iowa will be upgraded to a standalone major.
UNI student working on computer

Still exploring college majors? Going to college can help you find your path

Don’t let being undecided on a major stop you from committing to college. It’s totally OK and normal to still be looking into college majors.
Fashion career takes alumna from small town to big city

Fashion career takes alumna from small town to big city

Growing up in the small town of Muscatine, Iowa, with a passion for fashion, Cassie Hendrix, ’21, has always had her sights set on big city living.
Two UNI students talking on campus

How to choose a college: 7 steps to make your decision

Don’t let College Decision Day pass you by without making a commitment. Here are some considerations to help you choose the college that’s right for you.
Paul Sapp

Paul Sapp named director of UNI’s partnership with Iowa community colleges

The University of Northern Iowa and its community college partners are thrilled to announce Paul Sapp has been named director of UNI@IACC, an interim role he has held for nearly a year. 
Micaiah Krutsinger and friends in downtown Cedar Falls

Meet Micaiah Krutsinger on “The College Tour”

One of Micaiah Krutsinger’s favorite features of UNI is actually the amazing opportunities the Cedar Valley offers. There's no shortage of things for UNI students to do in their free time!
Meet Kira Manuel on “The College Tour”

Meet Kira Manuel on “The College Tour”

Before she was in high school, Kira Manuel had actually never been to a college campus before. The first in her family to go to a four-year university, Manuel didn’t really know much about college – except that it was expensive.
Suitcase of knowledge

Suitcase of knowledge

Taking part in a study abroad trip as a college student is often the opportunity of a lifetime. That was certainly the case for April Vande Voort, a senior in psychology, when her capstone group from UNI partnered with the Universidad Marista in Mérida, Mexico.
Students experience breathtaking sights of Iceland during study abroad

Students experience breathtaking sights of Iceland during study abroad

 For 17 UNI students, winter break offered an escape to one of the most interesting and beautiful countries in the world - Iceland.