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Northern Illinois University Scholarships

1425 W. Lincoln Hwy. Tuition In/Out-State: $9,488 / $18,976 Total Fall Enrollment: 23,850
Dekalb , IL 60115-2828 Books and Supplies: $1,400 Applicants Admitted: 53%
(800) 892-3050 On-campus Room and Board: $11,036 Receiving Aid of Some Type: 95%
http://www.niu.edu Undergraduate Application Fee: $40 Receiving Institutional Aid: 78% , $5,310 on average
Source: National Center for Education Statistics
  • Northern Illinois University General Information

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    Address 1425 W. Lincoln Hwy., Dekalb, IL 60115-2828
    Phone Number (800) 892-3050
    Web Address http://www.niu.edu
    Mission Statement The vision of Northern Illinois University is to be the premier student-centered, research-focused public university in the Midwest, contributing to the advancement of knowledge for the benefit of the people of the region, the state, the nation, and the world. With this vision, the mission of the University is to promote excellence and engagement in teaching and learning, research and scholarship, creativity and artistry, and outreach and service.
    Type of School Four or more years, Public
    Religious affiliation None
    Highest degree offered Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
    Calendar Semester
    Setting Small suburb
    Distance learning opportunities Yes

    Northern Illinois University Size

    Total enrollment 23,850
    Enrolled full time 18,102
    Enrolled part time 5,748

    Northern Illinois University Student Body

    Men enrolled full time 8,984
    Women enrolled full time 9,118
    American Indian/Alaskan Native 1%
    Asian/Pacific Islander 5%
    Black/Non-Hispanic 11%
    Hispanic 7%
    White/Non-Hispanic 67%
    Non-Resident Alien 4%
    Race/ethnicity unknown 5%
  • Northern Illinois University Admission Basics

    Admissions office phone number -
    Open admission policy No
    Undergraduate Application fee $40
    Applied 17,586
    Admitted 9,239
    Enrolled 2,590
    Admitted % 53%

    Northern Illinois University Admission factors

    Admission test scores Required
    Secondary school GPA Required
    Secondary school rank Required
    Secondary school record Required
    TOEFL Required
    Completion of college preparatory program Required
    Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
    Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended

    Northern Illinois University Admission statistics

    Students submitting SAT 3%
    SAT 1 Verbal 25th percentile score 445
    SAT 1 Verbal 75th percentile score 550
    SAT 1 Math 25th percentile score 470
    SAT 1 Math 75th percentile score 580
    Students submitting ACT 96%
    ACT Composite 25th percentile score 19
    ACT Composite 75th percentile score 24
  • Northern Illinois University Cost

    In-State Tuition, Full-time Undergraduates $9,488
    Out-of-state Tuition, Full-time Undergraduates $18,976
    Books and Supplies $1,400
    On-campus room and board $11,036
    Off-campus room and board $11,036

    Northern Illinois University Financial Aid

    Students Receiving Aid 95%
    Receiving Federal Grants 50% , $4,554 on average
    Receiving Institutional Aid 78% , $5,310 on average
    Receiving Student Loans 75% , $7,287 on average
  • Northern Illinois University Programs & Majors

    Graduates in 2012/2013 academic year.

    BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Biology/Biological Sciences, General 119 41 3
    BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Accounting 196 118 0
    Business Administration and Management, General 122 235 0
    Finance, General 110 0 0
    Management Information Systems, General 0 26 0
    Management Science 62 0 0
    Marketing/Marketing Management, General 152 0 0
    Operations Management and Supervision 78 0 0
    Taxation 0 19 0
    COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Journalism 51 0 0
    Speech Communication and Rhetoric 233 17 0
    COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Computer Science 83 56 0
    EDUCATION Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Adult and Continuing Education Administration 0 43 22
    Art Teacher Education 13 7 0
    Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services 0 46 3
    Curriculum and Instruction 0 15 9
    Early Childhood Education and Teaching 42 18 0
    Education, General 0 2 0
    Educational Administration and Supervision, Other 0 26 0
    Educational Evaluation and Research 0 3 0
    Educational Leadership and Administration, General 0 48 8
    Educational/Instructional Technology 0 44 10
    Elementary Education and Teaching 161 5 0
    Health Teacher Education 13 0 0
    Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 73 28 0
    Reading Teacher Education 0 89 0
    Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education 0 1 0
    Special Education and Teaching, General 85 58 0
    Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other 0 9 0
    ENGINEERING Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Electrical and Electronics Engineering 35 26 0
    Industrial Engineering 16 16 0
    Mechanical Engineering 70 22 0
    ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES AND ENGINEERING-RELATED FIELDS Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Engineering Technology, General 76 0 0
    Engineering/Industrial Management 0 33 0
    ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS Bachelor Master Doctorate
    English Language and Literature, General 129 29 10
    FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES/HUMAN SCIENCES Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Apparel and Textiles, General 38 0 0
    Business Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 0 1 0
    Human Development and Family Studies, General 130 16 0
    FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS Bachelor Master Doctorate
    French Language and Literature 4 1 0
    German Language and Literature 4 0 0
    Russian Language and Literature 2 0 0
    Spanish Language and Literature 38 6 0
    HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Audiology/Audiologist 0 0 5
    Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist 24 0 0
    Communication Sciences and Disorders, General 59 51 0
    Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling 77 0 0
    Dietetics/Dietitian 66 15 0
    Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other 126 0 0
    Nursing Science 0 53 0
    Physical Therapy/Therapist 0 32 0
    Public Health, General 0 19 0
    Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 220 0 0
    HISTORY Bachelor Master Doctorate
    History, General 104 13 4
    LEGAL PROFESSIONS AND STUDIES Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Law 0 0 88
    LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 94 0 0
    MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Mathematics, General 62 11 6
    Statistics, General 0 12 0
    PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General 63 0 0
    Sport and Fitness Administration/Management 0 30 0
    PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Philosophy 20 10 0
    PHYSICAL SCIENCES Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General 25 0 0
    Chemistry, General 43 4 3
    Geology/Earth Science, General 25 6 0
    Physics, General 4 10 5
    PSYCHOLOGY Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Educational Psychology 0 4 2
    Psychology, General 253 17 17
    PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Public Administration 0 25 0
    SOCIAL SCIENCES Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Anthropology 22 17 0
    Economics, General 81 11 1
    Geography 22 9 0
    Political Science and Government, General 145 10 5
    Sociology 134 5 0
    VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Art History, Criticism and Conservation 5 0 0
    Art/Art Studies, General 21 6 0
    Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 21 0 0
    Fine/Studio Arts, General 86 21 0
    Music Performance, General 30 0 0
    Music, General 5 44 0
  • Northern Illinois University Deadlines

    Regular Admissions

    Regular application deadline August 1
    Priority application deadline March 1
    Fall application deadline May 1
    SAT Reasoning / ACT scores due August 1
    SAT Subject score report due -
    College will notify student by -
    Student must reply to acceptance by No set date
    Deadline for housing deposit -

    Financial Aid

    Financial aid priority deadline March 1
    Financial aid deadline -
    College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about -
    Student must reply to financial aid decision by -

    Early Decision/Action

    Early decision deadline -
    College will notify student of early decision by -
    Early action deadline -
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    Transfer Students

    Transfer priority application deadline -
    Transfer priority financial aid deadline -
    Transfer application closing date Rolling admission
    Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms -
    College will notify student of transfer decision by -
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