Transfer Students

Take the next step – transfer to UNI

Ready to take the next step towards your future? We’re ready for you. UNI accepts many credits into the UNI Foundational Inquiry (UNIFI) from Iowa community colleges. In addition, the Department of Applied Engineering & Technical Management articulates courses from related technical programs at community colleges.

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Transfer Information

1. Submit your application
Be sure to keep track of your University CATID and password to track the status of your Application.

2. Pay the $40 application fee
An Application Fee Waiver is available for qualified/eligible students.

3. Send official transcripts
For transcripts to be considered official, it must be sent directly from the institution to UNI.

Visit The Office of Admissions transfer page to learn more.

  • Admissions Partnership Program (APP) is a coordinated plan between the University of Northern Iowa (UNI) and the Iowa community colleges.
  • Students must meet the same requirements for admission and retention in the Teacher Education Program as on-campus students.
  • Find more information on APP.

Transfer Credits

  • Department of Applied Engineering & Technical Management accepts a limited amount of technical credits from Iowa Community Colleges.
  • No courses numbered 100 or 100g level are accepted from two year community colleges.
  • Use our handy transfer equivalency calculator to find out which credits will transfer