University of Northern Iowa Football

Men's Football

  • Division I - FCS
  • Missouri Valley Football Conference

School Information

Undergraduate Population :
Tuition :
Tuition Category :
In-state, On Campus
Average Net Price :
Classroom Ratio :
17 to 1
Campus Setting :
City: Small
Selectivity :
Institution Type:
4-year, Public
Overall Graduation Rate:
Transfer Out Rate :
% Students on Campus :
% Students from out of State:
Housing Options :
  • Apartment Married
  • Apartment Single
  • Dorms Coed
  • Theme Housing
  • Frat Sorority
  • Other
  • Dorms Female
  • Dorms Male
  • Wellness Housing
Testing Required :
ACT Midpoint:
SAT Midpoint:
Financial Aid :
Academics :
Top 3 Majors :
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Psychology, General

Meet Marcus

Director of Special Projects

Marcus is a six-time world medalist, three-time world champion, and an Olympic bronze medalist from Philadelphia. He holds a B.A. from Temple University and a J.D. from the University of San Francisco. He has worked at Sparks since 2010. As a rowing coxswain, he is intimately acquainted with the recruiting and training issues around specialized sport positions.

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Majors and Degrees

Major Bachelors
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
Asian Studies/Civilization 0
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biochemistry 7
Bioinformatics 0
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 106
Biomedical Sciences, General 12
Biotechnology 0
Ecology 6
Microbiology, General 0
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting 97
Business Administration and Management, General 80
Construction Management 18
Finance and Financial Management Services, Other 10
Finance, General 59
International Marketing 4
Investments and Securities 6
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management 31
Management Information Systems, General 30
Marketing/Marketing Management, General 68
Organizational Leadership 8
Real Estate 6
Communication Technologies/Technicians and Support Services
Graphic Communications, General 14
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia 48
Organizational Communication, General 0
Public Relations/Image Management 61
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 77
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, Other 0
Computer Science 38
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 3
Business Teacher Education 7
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Mental Retardation 0
Elementary Education and Teaching 239
Foreign Language Teacher Education 0
Health Teacher Education 0
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching 0
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching 12
Music Teacher Education 22
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 24
Social Science Teacher Education 32
Speech Teacher Education 2
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor 15
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education 7
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics 4
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields
Electromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering Technology 14
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields, Other 0
Industrial Technology/Technician 26
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician 15
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General 61
Rhetoric and Composition 0
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
Apparel and Textiles, General 14
Family and Community Services 69
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General 0
French Language and Literature 2
German Language and Literature 1
Russian Language and Literature 0
Spanish Language and Literature 16
Health Professions and Related Programs
Athletic Training/Trainer 21
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling 1
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other 20
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist 59
History, General 43
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Humanities/Humanistic Studies 0
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 70
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General 35
Statistics, Other 18
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Biological and Physical Sciences 10
Gerontology 11
International/Global Studies 6
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Science 2
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General 54
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies 73
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Philosophy 7
Religion/Religious Studies 3
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General 7
Chemistry, Other 2
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other 0
Geology/Earth Science, General 16
Physics, General 9
Physics, Other 0
Psychology, General 102
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Public Administration 14
Social Work 58
Social Sciences
Anthropology 12
Applied Economics 17
Criminology 70
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics 1
Economics, General 11
Geography 11
Political Science and Government, General 23
Political Science and Government, Other 2
Sociology 17
Visual and Performing Arts
Acting 5
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 2
Art/Art Studies, General 14
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 8
Fine/Studio Arts, General 34
Graphic Design 25
Interior Design 18
Jazz/Jazz Studies 0
Music Performance, General 2
Music Technology 2
Music Theory and Composition 1
Music, General 12
Music, Other 1
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology 3

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Beyond school lists and timelines, Sparks clients work with their college counselor to:

  • Achieve north of 90% first choice admit rates on average
  • Identifying what college coaches are looking for in recruiting materials
  • Understanding the complex differences between each division in college football
  • Save time and money by channeling resources into the best academic and athletic fit
  • Eliminate stress and uncertainty at every milestone

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