TRANSFORM YOUR FUTURE!

You’re looking for a change – it might be the next step on your academic journey or the next rung on your career ladder. Whatever your reason for pursuing further education, the University of Northern Iowa’s graduate programs will provide you an exceptional education at an exceptional value.

Student success is the foundation of what we do at UNI. You will work with and learn from faculty who are proven experts in their fields while being dedicated to your professional and academic development. You will gain personalized experiences in conducting scholarship, performing creative works, working collaboratively on a capstone project, or applying theory to a community-based problem. These engaged learning experiences coupled with rigorous coursework prepare you to critically think about and provide solutions to the adaptive challenges in our society. We will support you in your quest to become the next developer, creator, producer, innovator, or leader serving your community.

With a graduate degree from UNI, you will join a network of almost 19,000 living, successful alums who find meaningful careers connecting their passion, skills, and education together. UNI serves a unique role in the state of Iowa, and we are proud that approximately 80% of our graduates pursue a career in our state. Come join us and explore your opportunities. Together, we will grow your passion and transform your future.

I am pleased you are considering joining our UNI graduate community, where graduate faculty and graduate staff are prepared to help you achieve your personal and professional goals. I look forward to meeting you at the Welcome New Graduate Student event, facilitating your growth as a learner, and eventually greeting you as you walk across the stage at commencement.

Dr. Jennifer Waldron, Graduate College Dean

The Graduate College is pleased to announce the new
Diversity & Inclusion Advancement Award.

award

"Our graduate community is enriched by individuals who, through their various backgrounds and life experiences, contribute to an intellectually challenging and inclusive educational environment.” -- Dr. Jennifer Waldron, Graduate College Dean

See Award Details Apply for DIAA Award


// BY THE NUMBERS

91% Recent graduates agree they received a high-quality education

91%

Recent graduates agree they received a high-quality education

1650+ Students 2018 enrollment

1520+

Students enrolled in Fall 2019

92% Recent graduates agree the quality of graduate teaching is excellent

92%

Recent graduates agree the quality of graduate teaching is excellent

93% Recent graduates agree courses were intellectually stimulating

93%

Recent graduates agree courses were intellectually stimulating

Annual Meeting, 2019

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