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Why Does UNI Need a Nursing Program?

Dr. Nancy Kertz talking about nursing at UNI
Dr. Nancy Kertz talking about nursing at UNI
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Best In The

The University of Northern Iowa is ranked second in the “Top Public Schools Regional University (Midwest)” category, according to U.S. News & World Report.

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Knowledge is about making a better future. Your education should not revolve around piles of debt. At UNI, we’re committed to making college attainable for everyone.

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Earn your business degree from an AACSB accredited university, an achievement earned by less than five percent of the world’s business schools.

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Take on tomorrow.

You have dreams, goals and expectations. So do we. Our purpose is to help you surpass what you thought was possible, to outstretch your expectations. The University of Northern Iowa is a bright and welcoming community of faculty, students and staff who are dedicated to your success.

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We Are One

You are welcome at the University of Northern Iowa. Your background, beliefs, hopes, dreams, fears and struggles make us stronger. Diversity delivers variety, allows us to challenge assumptions and grow as a community. And the community is here to support you, challenge you and accept you while giving you the boost to do more. 


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Panther Pride

The University of Northern Iowa is home to 17 NCAA Division 1 sports teams that are dedicated to the highest level of competition and academic performance. Whether you’re a student-athlete or sports fanatic, you’ll feel the panther pride throughout the Valley.

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Passion for Performance

From our award-winning School of Music to some of the state’s most robust and vibrant theatrical performances, UNI has a culture of displaying passions on stage and canvas, all here in Cedar Falls.

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