UNI Policy on the Global Assessment Certificate (GAC) Program

The University of Northern Iowa (UNI) is pleased to recognize ACT Education Solutions, Limited’s Global Assessment Certificate (GAC) Program as satisfying admission requirements for UNI.


Specifically, these admission requirements are:

  • Minimum Overall GAC Grade Point Average 2.5 GPA
  • Minimum Demonstration of English TOEFL score of 79 (iBT), or IELTS of 6.0, or ACT English score of 20

GAC graduates are eligible to apply for scholarships to the value of $2000 - $8000.

The University of Northern Iowa will provide 33 hours of credit exemptions/advanced standing into its undergraduate programs. Specifically, these are:

GAC Cource UNI Course Credit Hours Given
GAC005 Computer Science Elective 3 Hours
GAC006 Elective 3 Hours
GAC010 *Required Math Course 3 Hours
GAC011 Business Elective 3 Hours
GAC012 Business Elective 3 Hours
GAC016 *Calculus I 3 Hours
GAC017 Computer Science Elective 3 Hours
GAC022 Business Elective 3 Hours
GAC023 Science Elective 3 Hours
GAC027 *Required Sociology Course 3 Hours
GAC028 *Required Social Science Course 3 Hours

*Meets Liberal Arts Core Requirement