N
Public 4 Year

Northern Illinois University

Dekalb, Illinois

 2 Reviews

Overview

Student Population
16,769
Northern Illinois University overview
Location Dekalb, Illinois
Online niu.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Small Suburban
Northern Illinois University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Dekalb, Illinois, Northern Illinois University is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 16,690 prospective students applied, and 9,888 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 2,047 enrolled in the school.  12,368 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 4,401 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $9,464 plus fees of $2,888.

Ratings

NA
Overall
6/10
Academics
8/10
Resources
6/10
Outcomes
NA
Value

Insufficient data is available for this college to calculate an overall rating.

Getting In

Admission Standards
Unavailable
Northern Illinois University overview
GPA 3.3
Applications Accepted
59.2% 
Northern Illinois University overview
Applications Due May 1, 2022
Applicant Competition Average
Application Fee $40

Explore admissions requirements

Annual Cost to Attend

Illinois Resident Tuition
$9,464
In State Costs for Northern Illinois University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,300
Other Fees$2,888
Room and Board $10,880
Budget for Other Expenses$2,870
Total One Year Cost$27,402
Out of State Resident Tuition
$9,464
Out of State Costs for Northern Illinois University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,300
Other Fees$2,888
Room and Board $10,880
Budget for Other Expenses$2,870
Total One Year Cost$27,402

Tuition and financial aid details

Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$47,600 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
56% within 6 years

Explore Post Graduation Outcomes

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Northern Illinois University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 18%
Health Professions 15%
Social Sciences 11%
Education 9%
Communication 9%

View All 54 Majors

Other Colleges to Consider

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=147703 IPEDS survey data for Northern Illinois University.

Current students may use the Northern Illinois University GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.