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Northern Illinois University

Instate Tuition (2013-2014)
$12,346
Out-of-state Tuition (2013-2014)
$21,924

NIU Address

NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY
DeKalb, IL 60115-2854
General info:(815) 753-046 OR (800)892-3050
Financial aid office:(815) 753-1395
Admissions office:(815) 753-0446University Homepage

Tuition + NIU Housing (2013-2014)


Undergrad Application Fee: $40
Grad Application Fee:$40

Tuition Guarantee:Yes
Campus Housing Capacity:6,000
Freshman Must Live on Campus: No

University Makeup (2013-2014)

# of Undergrads: 18,076
# of Grad students: 7,025
# of Part time: 49
Total Students: 25,101
Male

47.7%
Female

52.3%
International

4%
African-American

13%
American Indian

0%
Asian

5%
Hispanic

10%
Pacific Islander

24%
Caucasian

64%
Unknown

2%

Financial Aid

70% First time, full time students receive federal aid and the average amount is $1,956

46% of students receive State/Local grants and the average amount is $3,724

74% receive instiutional grants and the average institutional award is $5,742

75% receive student loans and the average amount is $7,905Net Price CalculatorFinancial Aid Website
Public 4 year or above Institution
Research Universities (high research activity)
Doctoral/Research Universities--Extensive
Average ACT: 22.0

Special Programs

Law Program

Admissions Requirements

Secondary School Record Required
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Required
Test Scores Required
Competencies N/A

Special Credits

HS College Credit: No
AP Credit: Yes
Life Experience Credit: No
Special Credits(other): No

Applicants Admitted

57% men vs 56% women admitted

Applicants vs Admissions (2013-2014)

Men Applicants:11,828
Women Applicants:14,086
Men Admitted:6,691
Women Admitted:7,854

Student Services

Library On Campus
Counseling Services
Employment Services
Placement Services
Day Care On Campus

Majors

• Accounting
• Adult and Continuing Education Administration
• Anthropology
• Apparel and Textiles
• Art History
• Art Teacher Education
• Art/Art Studies
• Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology
• Audiology/Audiologist
• Biology/Biological Sciences
• Business Administration and Management
• Business Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
• Chemistry
• Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
• Communication Sciences and Disorders
• Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling
• Computer Science
• Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
• Criticism and Conservation
• Curriculum and Instruction
• Dietetics/Dietitian
• Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts
• Early Childhood Education and Teaching
• Economics
• Education
• Educational Administration and Supervision
• Educational Evaluation and Research
• Educational Leadership and Administration
• Educational Psychology
• Educational/Instructional Technology
• Electrical and Electronics Engineering
• Elementary Education and Teaching
• Engineering Technology
• Engineering/Industrial Management
• English Language and Literature
• Environmental Studies
• Finance
• Fine/Studio Arts
• French Language and Literature
• General
• Geography
• Geology/Earth Science
• German Language and Literature
• Health Teacher Education
• Health and Physical Education/Fitness
• Health/Medical Preparatory Programs
• History
• Human Development and Family Studies
• Human Services
• Industrial Engineering
• Journalism
• Law
• Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
• Management Information Systems
• Management Science
• Marketing/Marketing Management
• Mathematics
• Mechanical Engineering
• Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
• Music
• Music Performance
• Nursing Science
• Operations Management and Supervision
• Other
• Philosophy
• Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
• Physical Therapy/Therapist
• Physics
• Political Science and Government
• Psychology
• Public Administration
• Public Health
• Reading Teacher Education
• Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
• Russian Language and Literature
• Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education
• Sociology
• Spanish Language and Literature
• Special Education and Teaching
• Specific Subject Areas
• Speech Communication and Rhetoric
• Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
• Statistics
• Taxation
• Teacher Education and Professional Development
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