Graduate Admissions Requirements

Graduate international students must have graduated from an undergraduate academic program with results equivalent to a 3.00 GPA or above on a 4.00 scale. In addition, the following must be submitted:

  • A completed application form
  • Non-refundable fee of $70
  • All official school transcripts, each bearing the seal and signature of a school registrar and mailed directly from the institution to UNI's Admissions Office. Academic records must be submitted in the language of instruction and accompanied by an English translation.
  • TOEFL score of 550 (paper-based)or 79(iBT) or higher for applicants whose first language is not English. Many departments require a higher score. IELTS are also accepted for graduate admissions.
  • Letters of reference. Some departments require the letters to be written on a special form.
  • 500 Graduate Management Aptitude Test (GMAT) score is suggested to enter the Master's of Business Administration ( MBA) or the Master of Accounting program.
  • The Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is required for doctoral programs and for some master's programs. Contact the individual academic department for information.
  • Additional requirements for specific programs can be found at here.

Send all completed materials to:

Mailing Address
International Admissions 
002 Gilchrist Hall 
University of Northern Iowa 
Cedar Falls, Iowa 50614-0018, U.S.A.