Pursuing a Second Bachelor's Degree

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Students with a degree from the University of Northern Iowa, who wish to return to UNI as an undergraduate student, will need to fill out and electronically submit the Post Baccalaureate Application for Admission (Previous UNI Student). Students wishing to fill out and submit a paper version of the Post Baccalaureate Application for Admission, will find a link to the document provided below. The paper application must be submitted to the Office of Admissions.

Students who have a recognized Baccalaureate Degree may return to the University of Northern Iowa as an undergraduate student to pursue one of the following programs:

  • Second Baccalaureate Degree
  • Teacher Licensure
  • Non-Degree Undergraduate with Baccalaureate Degree

Second Baccalaureate Degree:
This requires submission of official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended since your last enrollment at UNI. With this category, a student will be classified as a senior. A Declaration of Curriculum (provided below) must also be completed, signed by the departmental advisor, and submitted to the Office of the Registrar.

Teacher Licensure:
This is for acquiring original licensure or adding new endorsements through UNI recommendation - NOT for renewals or Board of Education Examiners minimum requirements. This may require admission to Teacher Education and submission of official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended since your last enrollment at UNI. This program requires the completion of a minimum of 12 semester hours at the University of Northern Iowa before recommendation to the Board of Educational Examiners will be made. With this category, you will be classified as a senior for registration purposes.

Non-Degree Undergraduate with Baccalaureate Degree:
Including license renewal and Board of Educational Examiners minimum requirements. With this category, you will be considered an unclassified student. This program requires verification of a previous Baccalaureate Degree or submission of official transcripts from a degree-granting institution.

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