UNI at Des Moines Area Community College
The University of Northern Iowa and Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) have partnered to expand pathways to online degree completion opportunities for students located in and around Des Moines. The UNI @ DMACC partnership expands on a 25+ year history of collaboration with the Elementary Education BA 2+2 program.
- An advisor is assigned to each student and provides a highly individualized experience to guide students during their journey to completing a bachelor's degree.
- Degree programs are tailored to meet the unique needs of nontraditional students who cannot travel to Cedar Falls to attend classes on the UNI campus.
- Distance students have access to UNI's entire set of support services that are designed to promote student success.
- We strive to make high-quality degree completion opportunities as accessible to students as possible. Students in these programs pay UNI's standard tuition rate and minimal student fees. Future Ready scholarships and financial aid are also available.
UNI @ DMACC
In addition to the UNI@IACC programs, students in the Des Moines metro area have the opportunity to complete their Bachelor of Arts in Accounting degree. Beginning in Fall 2023, our new hybrid model for this degree will allow students to take accounting courses at the DMACC-Urban campus while completing all other business and elective courses entirely online.
Focused on affordability
As a UNI @ DMACC student, you may qualify for DMACC-specific scholarships in addition to the Future Ready Scholarships, other UNI scholarships, and financial aid. Through these initiatives, students may receive a scholarship covering the difference between community college and UNI tuition. To be eligible, students must complete the FAFSA and meet income and academic eligibility criteria. Completing the FAFSA will allow UNI to potentially reduce or eliminate a student's remaining balance through other forms of financial aid, based on availability.