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Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$16,286 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$6,648 tuition
$7,597 on campus room & board
$1,054 books
$987 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$25,372 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$15,734 tuition
$7,597 on campus room & board
$1,054 books
$987 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$3,061 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
91% of students receive aid
28% get federal aid ($4,769 avg)
5% get state aid ($3,099 avg)
59% get institn'l aid ($3,061 avg)
63% get loans ($5,616 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 5.03% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 3.93% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $5,212 63%
Federal Grant Aid $4,769 28%
Pell Grants $3,780 25%
Other Federal Grants $1,541 26%
Institution Grant Aid $3,061 59%
State Grant Aid $3,099 5%
Student Loans $5,616 63%
Federal Loans $5,245 63%
Other Loans $6,491 4%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
$750 - $1,500 R
$2,000 - $6,000 R R R
$1,000 R
$500 - $1,000 R
$1,500 R R
$750 R R
$200 - $2,000 R R R
$500 - $1,000 R
$500 - $2,000 R
$200 - $1,000 R R R
Financial Aid Timeline
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Does University of Northern Iowa offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
1227 W 27th St
Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0005
(800) 772-2037
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $277
Out of State $656


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
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  • Hailey from Cedar Falls, IA
  • Feb-01-2014 I am a current student here

    College is never cheap. Some ways that we get a little bang for our buck is the fact that all sporting events are free to students. Another way is that all printing services are free on campus.

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