UNI receives positive news coverage

Friday, September 26th, 2014

UNI received some great coverage this week from the Des Moines Register, highlighting not only our positive recruiting efforts, but also the excellent education available at UNI, and the role that reputation can play in recruitment.

Bill Ruud

College Guide: ISU, Iowa and UNI

By Kelly Roberson, Special to the Register 12:30 a.m. CDT September 21, 2014

When Southeast Polk High School senior Tate Christensen went looking at colleges and universities, powerhouse schools including Yale, Harvard, Penn State, and Stanford came calling on the senior football star with a 4.2 grade point average. Christensen heard from programs in his home state, too — the University of Iowa, Iowa State University, Drake, Simpson — but headed to the University of Northern Iowa in August.

"Ultimately I chose UNI because of the academic scholarships I received as well as the financial aid," says Christensen. "Besides affordability, their educational values were also enticing. My classes are taught by professors who love their fields of study."

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