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Military Friendly School 2024-2025 Gold

UNI earns Military Friendly designation for five years in a row

UNI maintained its Gold Status as a Military Friendly School, and once again earned the rank of Military Spouse Friendly School.
Top 20% Online Master's in Education programs 2024 U.S. News and World Report

UNI ranks in top 20% for online master’s in education programs

UNI's online master’s in education programs ranked in the top 20% nationally, based on the 2024 U.S. News & World Report Best Online Programs.
We made the list! 2023 Best for Vets

University of Northern Iowa recognized as Best for Vets college

The Military Times named the University of Northern Iowa to its 2023 Best for Vets: Colleges rankings. 
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UNI continues to be among Top Public Schools in Midwest according to U.S. News & World Report

UNI has once again earned the No. 2 spot on the list of best regional public universities in the Midwest, according to the 2023-2024 Best Colleges list.
Military Friendly 2023-2024

University of Northern Iowa designated Military Friendly for fourth consecutive year

UNI has proven its commitment to military-affiliated learners by earning the Military Friendly designation for the fourth year in a row. 
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UNI named one of the most transfer-friendly universities in the nation

The University of Northern Iowa is among 208 colleges and universities to be named to Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society’s 2023 Transfer Honor Roll.
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Forbes: University of Northern Iowa among top 10 for online bachelor’s degrees in teaching

Forbes has detailed its Best Online Teaching Degrees of 2023, selecting UNI among its 10 best schools in the U.S. offering online degrees in teaching.
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U.S. News & World Report ranks University of Northern Iowa among 2023-2024 Best Graduate Schools

The University of Northern Iowa has been ranked among the 2023-2024 Best Graduate Schools by U.S. News & World Report.
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UNI’s online Master of Public Policy program ranked top in nation

UNI has been recognized as one of the best schools for online learning at the graduate level by OnlineMastersDegrees.org (OMD). 
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UNI named to The Princeton Review list Best Business Schools for 2023

The Princeton Review has once again named UNI's on-campus MBA program to its list of Best Business Schools.