Online & Distance Education
Lifelong learning. Lifelong success.
Online & Distance Education expands access to high-quality educational opportunities through a variety of methods, technologies and exemplary support services. We provide leadership in the planning, promotion, and support of credit courses and programs that fall outside traditional campus coursework.
Best online college in Iowa
UNI was named the third best online college in Iowa by College Choice in 2022.
Top in the nation
Ranked among the top 20% nationally in U.S. News & World Report's "Best Online Master's in Education Programs" in 2024.
in the Midwest
UNI maintained its rank as the Midwest’s second-best regional public university in the U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges 2023-24” report.