Yes, what you have heard is true--college does require a substantial financial commitment. But over a lifetime, it's one of the best investments you can make. UNI is consistently ranked among the country's "best buys" in higher education. We'll be happy to discuss finances with you and your parents. Our Financial Aid Office wants to help you make your education affordable. Call 800-772-2736 (toll free) or 319-273-2700.