Graduate Studies

Give your career the edge it deserves and master tomorrow at UNI.

The University of Northern Iowa offers over 40 graduate programs in a diversity of areas. You will find small-sized programs that offer personalized attention, active learning, and opportunities for research and practical experience in your field of interest. These experiences will enhance your education through the development of skills and knowledge and also prepare you to be a leader in your future profession.

We encourage you to take a close look at the master's programs offered at UNI and carefully examine the program-specific admission requirements. If you find a good match and want to invest in your future, take the first step by submitting your application.

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General Admission Requirements

Prospective graduate students must have graduated from an undergraduate program with results equivalent to a 3.00 GPA (grade point average) or above on a 4.00 scale. In addition, the following must be submitted:

  • A completed online application form

  • A non-refundable application fee of $75
  • All post-secondary educational transcripts*
  • Proof of English proficiency**

*Unofficial transcripts can be submitted for the purpose of admission.  Official documents must be arranged before enrollment.

** Unofficial TOEFL, IELTS and Duolingo scores can be submitted for the purpose of admission. In most cases these scores can be verified for authenticity.