The University of Northern Iowa’s student enrollment has topped over 9,000 for the Fall 2023 school year, marking the largest yearly increase in enrollment in over a decade for the university. The fall enrollment stands at 9,021 students. The incoming freshman class accounts for 1,552 students, which is an 8% increase from last year’s count of 1,399 incoming freshmen. UNI officials say that students come from all 99 Iowa counties, along with 45 states and 53 countries across the globe. 857 students are transfer students, an increase of 12% from last year, and the highest amount since 2017.