B.A. On Campus

Computer Science

University of Northern Iowa

48 months
18480 USD/year
18480 USD/year
7780 USD/year
Tuition fee
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This is a great time to be in Computer Science, especially at University of Northern Iowa. Demand for IT professionals in Iowa and the Midwest grows faster than universities can produce graduates. 


The discipline of computing continues to push the boundaries of what is possible by discovering new ideas, building new kinds of systems and bringing new tools into the home, school and office. If you want to be in the thick of the intellectual excitement that is changing every other discipline, then computer science is the place to be.

The B.A. and B.S. in Computer Science program at the University of Northern Iowa offers a flexible curriculum that allow students to specialize in one or more of four areas within computer science: information science, software engineering, systems and traditional computer science. These programs can be completed in three years and have a common first year.

Scholarship Opportunities

  • The Department of Computer Science at UNI offers several scholarships for students studying in the department. 
  • The STM Scholarship in Computer Science offers one or two awards each year, up to $6,000. 
  • The Stan and Marcia Walljasper Computer Science Scholarship offers one student per year up to $2,000 per year for up to four years.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Data Structures
  • Discrete Structures
  • Intermediate Computing
  • Computer Organization
  • Calculus 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed online application form
  • Non-refundable application fee of $50
  • Proof of English proficiency
  • Educational transcripts from secondary school
  • A copy of the personal data page of your passport
  • A completed UNI Financial Statement and Certification form

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18480 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18480 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    18480 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18480 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    7780 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7780 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Cedar Falls

1119 - 1737 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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