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Northern Illinois University

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Northern Illinois University

  • Address: 1425 W. Lincoln Hwy.
  • City: Dekalb
  • State: Illinois
  • ZIP: 60115-2
  • website: www.niu.edu
  • Active in current year: Yes
  • Less than one year certificate: No
  • One but less than two years certificate: No
  • Associate's degree: No
  • Type: Public, 4-year or above
  • Control of institution: Public
  • Highest level of offering: Doctor's degree
  • Medical degree: No
  • Open admission policy: No
  • County: Dekalb County
  • Open to the general public: Yes
  • Status: Active
  • 2 but less than 4 years certificate: No
  • Bachelor's degree: Yes
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate: No
  • Master's degree: Yes
  • Post-master's certificate: Yes
  • Doctor's degree - research/scholarship: Yes
  • Doctor's degree - professional practice: Yes
  • Doctor's degree - other: No
  • Other degree: No

Degree Levels

No Info For Associate's

Biological and Biomedical Sciences+
Business+
Communication & Journalism+
Computer and Information Sciences +
Education+
Engineering+
Engineering Technologies +
English Language and Literature+
Family and Consumer Sciences+
Foreign Languages+
Health Professions +
History+
Liberal Arts and Sciences+
Mathematics and Statistics+
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies+
Natural Resources +
Philosophy & Religious Studies+
Physical Sciences+
Psychology+
Public Administration +
Recreation & Fitness Studies+
Social Sciences+
Visual and Performing Arts+
Biological and Biomedical Sciences+
Business+
Communication & Journalism+
Computer and Information Sciences +
Education+
Engineering+
Engineering Technologies +
English Language and Literature+
Family and Consumer Sciences+
Foreign Languages+
Health Professions +
History+
Mathematics and Statistics+
Philosophy & Religious Studies+
Physical Sciences+
Psychology+
Public Administration +
Recreation & Fitness Studies+
Social Sciences+
Visual and Performing Arts+
Biological and Biomedical Sciences+
Education+
English Language and Literature+
History+
Mathematics and Statistics+
Physical Sciences+
Psychology+
Social Sciences+
Visual and Performing Arts+
Health Professions +
Legal Professions +

No Info For Doctor's degree-other

No Info For less than 1-year certificate

No Info For less than 2-year certificate

No Info For less than 4-year certificate

No Info For Postbaccalaureate certificate

Education+
Visual and Performing Arts+

Admission Rates

Type Of Students Men Women Total
Graduate 3029 3530 6559
Undergraduate 8275 8069 16344
All students total 11304 11599 22903

Financial aid

Types of aid Total
Percent of full-time first-time undergraduates awarded any financial aid 96%
Percent of full-time first-time undergraduates awarded federal, state, local or institutional grant aid 94%
Average amount of federal, state, local or institutional grant aid awarded $9,112
Percent of full-time first-time undergraduates awarded federal grant aid 51%
Average amount of federal grant aid awarded to full-time first-time undergraduates $4,549
Percent of full-time first-time undergraduates awarded Pell grants 51%
Average amount of Pell grant aid awarded to full-time first-time undergraduates $4,449
Percent of full-time first-time undergraduates awarded other federal grant aid 13%
Average amount of other federal grant aid awarded to full-time first-time undergraduates $384
Percent of full-time first-time undergraduates awarded state/local grant aid 46%
Average amount of state/local grant aid awarded to full-time first-time undergraduates $3,890
Percent of full-time first-time undergraduates awarded institutional grant aid 82%
Average amount of institutional grant aid awarded to full-time first-time undergraduates $5,406
Percent of full-time first-time undergraduates awarded student loans 76%
Average amount of student loans awarded to full-time first-time undergraduates $7,682
Percent of full-time first-time undergraduates awarded federal student loans 76%
Average amount of federal student loans awarded to full-time first-time undergraduates $6,524
Average amount of other student loans awarded to full-time first-time undergraduates 8%
Average amount of other student loans awarded to full-time first-time undergraduates $11,478

Cost

campus off campus
in-district $28964 $28964
in-state $28964 $28964
out-of-state $38430 $38430
in-district(With Family) - $18193
in-state(With Family) - $18193
out-of-state(With Family) - $27659

Enrollment Ratio

American Indian or Alaska Native

Type Of Students Men Women Total
Graduate 3 3 6
Undergraduate 12 13 25
All students total 15 16 31

Black or African American

Type Of Students Men Women Total
Graduate 155 228 383
Undergraduate 1083 1446 2529
All students total 1238 1674 2912

Asian

Type Of Students Men Women Total
Graduate 149 144 293
Undergraduate 482 349 831
All students total 631 493 1124

Hispanic or Latino

Type Of Students Men Women Total
Graduate 172 261 433
Undergraduate 1250 1262 2512
All students total 1422 1523 2945

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Type Of Students Men Women Total
Graduate 1 2 3
Undergraduate 11 9 20
All students total 12 11 23

White

Type Of Students Men Women Total
Graduate 1732 2384 4116
Undergraduate 4888 4476 9364
All students total 6620 6860 13480

Two or more races

Type Of Students Men Women Total
Graduate 51 69 120
Undergraduate 260 303 563
All students total 311 372 683

Race/ethnicity unknown

Type Of Students Men Women Total
Graduate 24 29 53
Undergraduate 64 69 133
All students total 88 98 186

Nonresident alien

Type Of Students Men Women/th> Total
Graduate 742 410 1152
Undergraduate 225 142 367
All students total 967 552 1519

Application Requirements

Required Recommended Neither required nor recommended
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High School record

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Completion of college-preparatory program

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Recommendations

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Admission test scores

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Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc)

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TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

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SAT Scores

Category Critical Reading Math Writing
25th percentile 440 460 19
75th percentile 550 570 25

ACT Scores

Category Composite English Math Writing
25th percentile 19 17 0 0
75th percentile 25 25 0 0

Admission Rates

Type Of Students Men Womem Total
Graduate 3029 3530 6559
Undergraduate 8275 8069 16344
All students total 11304 11599 22903

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