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A ghost town that is highly segregated socially.BrightLanguage - French/Spanish/etc.
A ghost town that is highly segregated socially. OK school if you are privileged enough not to need much help from staff,financial aid office, or title 9. The campus refuses to ban a white-supremacists alt-right group even though it makes majority of the student body uncomfortable. There's been many fights on campus and the violence surrounding it in the poorer areas (places most students can actually afford vs the two bed rooms for 1100) is unreasonably dangerous. There is vehicular robbery and people stealing car parts! It's very easy to make aquaintances on campus and most people are polite/friendly but it is hard for many to make friends that are willing to hangout because majority of the school commutes or refuses to do anything. The food isn't bad and the dorms are average or above average. Mnay people complain about Stevenson Towers but it's truly not that bad. Yes, it's old-fashioned and can get a little noisy but those are some of the most spacious dorms on campus and the easiest place to hang out with people. Especially because of the suites with the living rooms. But yeah city people tend to keep to themselves, suburbans keep to themselves, Asians/internationals keep to themselves and rural/conservatives keep to themselves. If you're looking for diversity it's definitely here but don't expect these groups to intergrate/mingle most of them don't last long without some sort of clash of beliefs on class/politics/race.
2nd Year Female -- Class 1923
Scholastic Success: A, Innovation: D-
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The university is terrible at allocating resources.Quite Bright
The university is terrible at allocating resources. Students pay money for classes and books that there is no reason to spend the money on. Parking is a joke. There is hardly ever decent parking and the parking police will give out fines and tickets for the most ridiculous reasons, or no reason at all. The buildings are out of date and bathrooms look like they hardly ever get cleaned. Most instructors when you get into your major specific classes speak broken English that is near impossible to understand. The social life is pretty much non-existent, especially for commuter students. I would not suggest NIU as a school to go to. There are many better options.
2nd Year Female -- Class 2018
Surrounding City: B, Education Quality: F
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This school is absolutely appalling!!! The facilities areQuite BrightBusiness - Management and Administration
This school is absolutely appalling!!! The facilities are out of date, the equipment is piss poor at best, very few professors are worth attending class for, the majority of the students aren't interested in what there is to learn, and the technology for logging in and viewing your grades only works half the time!!! This university is a perfect place to visit if you want to know what to avoid when looking at other universities!
2nd Year Male -- Class 1920
Extracurricular Activities: B+, Education Quality: F
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