Applying is the first step that begins your journey to UNI. 

When you submit your application, you'll have an admission file created and you'll get connected with an international admissions counselor. From there, we'll guide you through your next steps, including the delivery of supporting documents to us. 

Choose from two ways to apply.


Get started by filling out our International Admissions Application within the UNI Application. If you're an undergraduate student, you can also choose to apply through the Common Application. 

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On Paper

If you prefer, you may print a copy of the application available in PDF format. Printed applications should be mailed to the following address with the application fee of $50.00 for undergraduate applicants or $75.00 for graduate applicants to:

International Admissions
002 Gilchrist Hall
University of Northern Iowa,
Cedar Falls, Iowa 50614-0018 USA

Before you begin your application, we recommend you review the application process for an explanation of the process and details on what information you will need to provide to complete the application. If you are transferring from a US institution and need your electronic SEVIS record transferred from your host institution, please complete the Transfer Form and submit the document to