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University of Northern Iowa
Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0018
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Phone:  (319) 273-2281
Fax:  (319) 273-2885

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Out Of State

Information for Out-of-State Students


UNI is located in the city of Cedar Falls situated on the banks of the Cedar River
in northeast Iowa, the Cedar Falls - Waterloo metropolitan area (population 110,000)
provides the benefits of urban life in a small-city setting.



UNI and Cedar Falls Community

Cedar Falls is centrally located between Chicago, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, Kansas City and St. Louis.

The nearby Waterloo Regional Airport is only a 10-minute drive from the UNI campus.

The Cedar Falls-Waterloo community offers a wide range of opportunities: art galleries and museums, theatrical and musical performances, movie theatres, a variety of restaurants, major shopping centers, parks and nature reserves featuring hiking, biking, boating and cross-country skiing trails.


Geographic Origin

Top 5 represented states

  1. Iowa
  2. Minnesota
  3. Illinois
  4. Texas
  5. Nebraska


Driving Distances to UNI

Chicago, IL300
Kansas City, MO320
Minneapolis / St. Paul, MN215
Milwaukee, WI270
Omaha, NE260
Quad Cities, USA150
Rochester, MN120