Gwenne Culpepper, University Marketing & Public Relations, (319) 273-2761
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa has been ranked among the nation's 'Top 100 Values in Public Colleges' by Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine.
Ranking criteria include entrance exam scores, graduation rates, numbers of sophomores returning after their freshman year, student-faculty ratios, amount spent on student instruction, quality and cost measures, and total cost overall.
UNI ranked 95th overall, 33rd in terms of in-state tuition, and 46th in terms of its four-year graduation rate. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill was ranked No. 1 overall.
A complete list of the rankings and ranking criteria can be found at kiplinger.com/php/college/2002/public.html.