Tuition rates & technology fees

Tuition rates, fees, and course schedules are subject to change. For more information and details about student billing, visit Office of Business Operations — Student Accounts.

Continuing and Distance Education 2021-22 tuition rates

Courses (semester-based)

Subject to change based on Board of Regents approval.
Undergraduate: $325 per unit of credit
Graduate: $517 per unit of credit
MBA: $677 (domestic) per unit of credit
International: $456-$1,095 per unit of credit
Note: Non-resident and supplemental tuition may be assessed for online courses and internships. Students may incur additional fees for some courses offered primarily to on-campus students (i.e. sections coded '01', '02', '03', etc. as opposed to sections that begin with '6').  More information about tuition and fees for these courses can be found at

Technology fee

$38 per course

University Documents Fee

Students enrolled in degree-seeking, distance programs will be assessed a $100 University Documents Fee after applying for graduation at the end of their program. This fee replaces the transcript fee and graduation application fee. New students will only be assessed this fee once in their lifetime.

Students enrolled in non-degree seeking, distance courses and programs will not be assessed the fee, unless they move from non-degree to degree-seeking, in which case the fee will be assessed for the degree-seeking program. 


Tuition and fees may vary for workshops. Please see specific workshop information for details or call 319-273-2121 or 800-648-3864.

Bachelor of Liberal Studies Fees

Effective with the Spring 2021 term, students enrolled in the Bachelor of Liberal Studies (BLS) program are assessed mandatory fees based on their program and course enrollment. BLS students enrolled in online courses and/or four units or less of on-campus courses are assessed the mandatory technology fee and are not assessed the full suite of on-campus mandatory fees. 

Guided Independent Study

$257 per unit of credit (undergraduate or graduate)
$10 enrollment fee per course
$38 technology fee per online course

Financial Aid

Financial Aid is available for degree-seeking students who qualify, based on number of units per semester and financial need. Questions may be directed to the UNI Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships at 319-273-2700 or More information can be found at

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