Admission requirements for non-UNI Undergraduates:

To be considered for the program:

  • You must have a bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college and submit your application, official transcripts from all previously attended colleges and universities. 
  • You must have a cumulative GPA in upper division accounting courses higher than a B-
  • You will need to have completed Intermediate Accounting I and II, Cost Accounting, Income Tax, Auditing, and Accounting Information Systems. 
  • You will need to complete the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT with a minimum score of 500 and a verbal GMAT score in the 40th percentile or higher. 
  • You will need a minimum admission score of 1150 (computed by multiplying the undergraduate GPA by 200 and adding the GMAT score) is required.
  • If English is your second language, you must take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) exam. The TOEFL exam can be taken at UNI, and more information can be found here.

 


 

Admission requirements for UNI Undergraduates:

  • To be considered for the program:
  • You must have a bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college and submit your application, official transcripts from all previously attended colleges and universities. 
  • You must have a cumulative GPA in upper division accounting courses higher than a B-
  • You will need to have completed Intermediate Accounting I and II, Cost Accounting, Income Tax, Auditing, and Accounting Information Systems to waive the GMAT.

As an UNI undergraduate, you may start taking graduate-level courses during your senior year with approval of the program coordinator. 

 


 

GMAT Test Score

The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is offered on a continuous basis by appointment at each of approximately 400 computer-based testing centers throughout North America. A minimum score of 500 and a verbal score in the 40th percentile or higher is required for admission into the UNI MAcc program.

For study guides and testing locations visit, www.mba.com or contact GMAT directly at: 1-800-GMAT-NOW.

 


 

Undergraduate GPA & Coursework

A cumulative grade point average of B- or better on all upper division (junior/senior) accounting courses from previous institutions is required. Completion of an undergraduate degree in accounting or satisfactory completion of Intermediate Accounting I (ACCT 3120), Intermediate Accounting II (ACCT 3122), Cost Accounting (ACCT 3130), Income Tax (ACCT 4150), Auditing (ACCT 4160) and Accounting Information Systems (ACCT 3140) is also required.

 


 

Minimum Admission Score

A minimum admission score of 1150 is required. This is computed by multiplying your undergraduate GPA by 200 and adding your GMAT score.

 


 

TOEFL Test Scores (non-English speaking students)

International students and/or individuals without English as a first language are required to demonstrate English language proficiency.  Applicants must earn a minimum score of 100 on the TOEFL iBT to be admitted. If the TOEFL iBT is not offered in the applicant’s country, then the applicant must take the TOEFL and Test of Spoken English (TSE). Minimum scores on these tests for admission are 600 (or 250 on the computerized version) on the TOEFL and 50 on the TSE.  The University of Northern Iowa also accepts the IELTS.  If a student takes the IELTS, a minimum score of 7 is required, with no sub-score less than 6.

TOEFL testing at locations outside UNI may be found at: www.ets.org.

For more information, visit: https://examservices.uni.edu/

For questions about international admissions requirements contact: international.admissions@uni.edu or visit: www.intladm.uni.edu.