UNI is consistently ranked among the country's "best buys" in higher education. Kiplinger's Personal Finances ranked UNI among the nation's "Top 100 Values in Public Schools," and as No. 7 in their list of Top 25 Universities and Colleges Under $30,000. In addition, the cost of living in Iowa is well below the national average (bestplaces.net).
Expenses for Students With No Dependents Academic year August 2019 to May 2020
|Tuition and Fees||$19,480||$20,906|
|Books and Supplies||$500||$500|
|Campus Housing and meals||$9,160||$9,160|
|Personal & Recreational Expenses||$1,500||$1,500|
|Total cost for 2 Semesters||$33,140||
Summer Session (May to July) - 6 Academic Hours
|Tuition and Fees||$4937.50||$6,929.50|
|Books and Supplies||$300||$300|
|Housing and meals||$2,200||$2,200|
|Personal & Recreational Expenses||$500||$500|
|Total cost for summer||$8,437.50||$10,429.50|
Immigration rules do not require foreign students to attend summer school after 9 months of continuous enrollment.
The College of Business Administration has a differential tuition for students who are a declared major in the College of Business Administration and are classified as a junior, senior or graduate student. More information can be found at http://www.uni.edu/tuition/
FINANCIAL AID 2020-2021
International Excel Award
Enrolled students may apply for scholarships through their academic departments, although many awards are restricted to U.S. citizens or permanent residents and are for comparatively small amounts. An online scholarship board can be viewed at www.uni.edu/finaid/scholarship.
International Scholars Award
Presidential Scholar Award
UNI Sister States Scholarship - The value is in the amount of $4000 per year and is available to all new incoming degree-seeking students including freshman and transfer. Students will be eligible upon proving resident status in one of the sister state regions and by meeting the UNI international admission requirements. The Iowa Sister States include: Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan; Yucatan, Mexico; Hebei Province, China; Terengganu, Malaysia; Stavropol Krai, Russia; Taiwan; Cherkasy Oblast, Ukraine; Veneto Region, Italy; and Kosovo.
Graduate Assistantships and Graduate College Tuition Scholarships
For more information, click here.