University of Northern Iowa

Cedar Falls, IA

Northern Iowa says, "the university's undergraduate programs are founded on a strong liberal arts curriculum. The liberal arts experience in the Liberal Arts Core exposes students to the broad areas of knowledge embodied in the whole of the environment and liberates students to further develop the knowledge, skills, and values necessary to live thoughtful, creative, and productive lives." [Source]

  • Website:http://www.uni.edu/
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:10,104
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:39%
  • Tuition & Fees (In State):$8,309 annually
  • Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$18,851 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Composition because the "Reading and Writing" requirement may be satisfied by a "First Year Cornerstone," which does not focus primarily on expository writing instruction.

  • 2. Literature

    YES
  • 3. Foreign Language

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Foreign Language because students may fulfill the requirement with elementary-level study.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for U.S. Government or History because a survey course in American government or history is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Social Science" requirement.

  • 5. Economics

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Economics because a course in economics is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Social Science" requirement.

  • 6. Mathematics

    YES
  • 7. Science

    YES
  • General Education Assessment

    University of Northern Iowa uses one or more of the following instruments to assess undergraduate progress in core collegiate skills: the Council on Aid to Education Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA), the Educational Testing Service Proficiency Profile, or the ACT Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency (CAAP). For more information, visit www.voluntarysystem.org.

Curriculum last evaluated: 06/21/2017

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