OVER 40 GRADUATE PROGRAMS IN A DIVERSITY OF AREAS

The University of Northern Iowa offers over 40 graduate programs in a diversity of areas. You will find small-sized programs that offer personalized attention, active learning, and opportunities for research and practical experience in your field of interest. These experiences will enhance your education through the development of skills and knowledge and also prepare you to be a leader in your future profession.

We encourage you to take a close look at the master's programs offered at UNI and carefully examine the program-specific admission requirements. If you find a good match and want to invest in your future, take the first step by submitting your application.

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Students in a dorm.

GENERAL ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Prospective graduate students must have graduated from an undergraduate program with results equivalent to a 3.00 GPA (grade point average) or above on a 4.00 scale. In addition, the following must be submitted:

A completed online application form
A non-refundable application fee of $75
Educational transcripts from Bachelor's degree*
Proof of English proficiency**
Letters of reference or a reference form
The GMAT is required to enter the MBA or the MAcc program
The GRE is required for some programs
A copy of the personal data page of your passport

*3-year Bachelor's degrees will be considered for admission to UNI master's programs.

**Students seeking conditional admission, due to low English proficiency, need a 46 on the TOEFL or a 5.5 on the IELTS.  

40

graduate programs and emphasis areas

150 accredited areas of study

97%

students find employment within 6 months following graduation

27 students average class size

60%

graduate students are offered an assistantship & scholarship

18 to 1 student to faculty ratio