Graduate Admissions Requirements

Graduate international students must have graduated from an undergraduate academic program with results equivalent to a 3.00 GPA or above on a 4.00 scale. In addition, the following must be submitted:

  • A completed application form
  • Non-refundable fee of $70
  • Submit educational transcripts.  Unofficial documents can be submitted at the time of application. However, all official school transcripts, each bearing the seal and signature of a school registrar must be mailed directly from the institution to UNI's Admissions Office before enrollment. Academic records must be submitted in the language of instruction and accompanied by an English translation.
  • TOEFL score of 550 (paper-based)or 79(iBT) or higher for applicants whose first language is not English. Many departments require a higher score. IELTS are also accepted for graduate admissions.
  • Letters of reference. Some departments require the letters to be written on a special form.
  • 500 Graduate Management Aptitude Test (GMAT) score is suggested to enter the Master's of Business Administration ( MBA) or the Master of Accounting program.
  • The Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is required for doctoral programs and for some master's programs. Contact the individual academic department for information.
  • Additional requirements for specific programs can be found at here.

Send all completed materials to:

Mailing Address
International Admissions 
002 Gilchrist Hall 
University of Northern Iowa 
Cedar Falls, Iowa 50614-0018, U.S.A.