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Northern Illinois Location and Distances

Dekalb, Illinois

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Northern Illinois University is located in Dekalb, Illinois; population 43,862. The campus is in a small suburban setting.

1425 W. Lincoln Hwy.
Dekalb, Illinois
60115-2828 USA

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Distance from Major Metropolitan Areas

If you're considering applying to Northern Illinois University and are from out of state, the table below details travel distances to the campus from major U.S. cities.

Northern Illinois University distance from Major Cities
City Distance
Chicago56 miles
Philadelphia723 miles
Dallas768 miles
New York774 miles
Houston917 miles
San Antonio1,019 miles
Phoenix1,393 miles
San Diego1,671 miles
Los Angeles1,695 miles