Students First Since 1876

As one of Iowa’s three public universities, UNI is known for designing robust and practical learning experiences — the kind that gives our students the career edge they need in fields like education and business. But most importantly, we're passionate about our students.

With over 90 degree programs and a community of supportive faculty, we’re here to help you chase your dreams. With a vibrant campus community, and endless opportunities to explore, we promise to keep things interesting along the way.

UNI students walking on campus

Lang Hall in the fall

History and Traditions

Initially founded as a teacher education school, we understand the needs of students. Education is at our core. With a history of service-learning and hands-on training, our rich past helps our students find success today.

Academics at UNI

UNI Campanile in the spring

Planning For The Future

UNI is facing challenges that are not unique in higher education but our commitment to students and their success has and will remain our top priority. Stay up-to-date on how we plan to grow in the coming years while staying true to our core values.