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Northern Illinois University is a Public, 4 years college located in Dekalb, Illinois. Northern Illinois ranked 219th in National Universities and 18th in Illinois Colleges.
It has a total enrollment of 16,769 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. It is a Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. Northern Illinois's acceptance rate is 70.00% last year (undergraduate school).
Northern Illinois University is accredited by Higher Learning Commission.
|Address||1425 W. Lincoln Hwy., Dekalb, IL 60115-2828|
|Net Price Calculator||www.niu.edu/bursar/tuition/estimator.shtml|
|School Type||Public, 4 years|
|Carnegie Category||Research University (high research activity)|
|Highest Degree Offered||Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice|
The acceptance rate of Northern Illinois University is 70.00% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 14.00%. The application fees are $40 for undergraduate programs and $40 for graduate programs.
|Open Admission Policy||✗|
|Acceptance Rate||70.00 %|
|Yield (Enrollment Rate)||14.00 %|
|Undergraduate Application Fees||$40|
|Graduate Application Fees||$40|
Tuition & Fees
Northern Illinois's 2022 tuition & fees is $14,392 for Illinois residents and $12,478 for out-of-students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $11,086 for Illinois residents and $11,390 for out-of-students.
|Undergraduate Tuition & Fees||$14,392||$12,478|
|Graduate Tuition & Fees||$11,086||$11,390|
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
A total of 16,769 students have enrolled for academic year 2020-2021. Among them, 1,499 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. Northern Illinois has 12,277 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 4,492 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Offered Degrees and Programs
|Number of programs||140 Programs|
Doctorate (Professional Practice)
|Academic/career counseling service||✔|
|Placement services for completers||✔|
|On-campus day care for students||✔|
|Distance Learning (online classes)||✔|