The University of Northern Iowa is getting some high praise from the U.S. News & World Report.

U.S. News & World Report recently placed UNI as the 2nd 'Best Publiic University (Midwest Region)'. UNI was also ranked 25th overall on a combined list of private and public universities in the region, 17th for "Best Colleges for Veterans (Midwest)" and 45th for "Best Value Schools (Midwest)".

U.S. News & World Report based its ranking on 15 different criteria including peer assessment, academic reputation, retention, faculty resources and more.

To see the breakdown for UNI, CLICK HERE.

(Source: U.S. News & World Report)