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University of Northern Iowa Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$16,505 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$6,648 tuition
$7,820 on campus room & board
$1,000 books
$1,037 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)

$26,001 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$16,144 tuition
$7,820 on campus room & board
$1,000 books
$1,037 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$3,129 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
87% of students receive aid
30% get federal aid ($4,152 avg)
6% get state aid ($4,271 avg)
59% get institn'l aid ($3,129 avg)
59% get loans ($5,580 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 3.38% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 3.84% 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 $5,338 63%
Federal Grant Aid $4,152 30%
Pell Grants $3,866 25%
Other Federal Grants $2,609 10%
Institution Grant Aid $3,129 59%
State Grant Aid $4,271 6%
Student Loans $5,580 59%
Federal Loans $5,172 59%
Other Loans $7,844 3%

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 $673


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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