The Culture and Intensive English Program (CIEP) is part of the University of Northern Iowa (UNI) under the Office of International Programs.

The overall mission of the UNI CIEP is to provide International Students with quality intensive academic English language instruction and a cultural orientation to the United States in preparation for study at the University of Northern Iowa or other institution of higher learning

The materials on this website provide information about our program, services, policies, procedures, events, and culture information.  If you are interested in studying in the CIEP, click here to apply!


Congratulations to our CIEP graduates!

December 19, 2014-- Congratulations to our Fall 2 2014 graduates: Noor AlAduhaylib, Wadeh Almabyuq, Tasleem Alsafar, Barbara Araujo Soares, William Eduardo Barbosa da Silva Sr., Magno Bruno Kuwabara, Xiaoxiao Liu, Rebecca Mendes de Albuquerque, and Gabriella Pereira de Sousa. Congratulations on your accomplishments! We wish you all the best in your future academic and professional careers.


The UNI Culture & Intensive English Program offers seven levels of English instruction in addition to cultural orientation. For more information about the UNI Culture & Intensive English Program, please browse the pages on this site and view our brochure by clicking the image below.


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