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Northern Illinois University

Northern Illinois University Huskies
Northern Illinois University Huskies
1425 W. Lincoln Hwy.
Dekalb, Illinois 60115-2828
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Northern Illinois University

1425 W. Lincoln Hwy.
Dekalb, Illinois 60115-2828
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Northern Illinois University at a Glance

Northern Illinois University is a large public college located in the small suburb of Dekalb, Illinois. Currently, there are roughly 28,335 students enrolled, 46% of which are male and 54% female. Athletically, Northern Illinois University is an NCAA I school and is part of the Mid American Conference.

General Information

Student Count:28,335
Gender Ratio:46% Male, 54% Female
Academic Calendar:Semester
Degrees Offered:Bachelor's and Master's
School Setting:Large four-year, primarily residential
Academic Duration:Four or more years
City Setting:Small Suburb
School Type:Public State College
Religious Affiliation:Not applicable

Tuition & Fees

Yearly In-state Tuition:$7,744
Yearly Out-of-state Tuition:$15,488
Yearly Room:$6,068
Yearly Board:$3,520
In-state Cost (On Campus):$22,700
Out-of-state Cost (On Campus):$30,444

Contact Info

Financial Aid Website | Admissions Website
General Phone:(800) 892-3050
Athletic Phone:(815) 753-1295

Student Accommodations

Dorm Capacity:6,300 students
Meal Plan:Yes
Meals Provided each Week:Not Reported
On-campus Library:Yes
On-campus Hospital:No
On-campus Day Care:Yes

Northern Illinois University Admissions & Academics

On average, Northern Illinois University has around 17,787 yearly applicants.

Academics and Application

High School GPA:Required
AP Credit:Accepted
Letters of Rec:Not required
Class Rank:Required
College Prep:Required
Life Experience:Not Accepted
Dual Credit:Not Accepted
Other Tests:N/A

Admissions & Test Scores

Total Applicants:17,787
Male Applicants:7,915
Female Applicants:9,811
% Male Applicants:44%
% Female Applicants:55%
Total Admitted:10,409
Admitted Males:4,755
Admitted Females:5,638
% Admitted Males:46%
% Admitted Females:54%

Applicant Test Score Statistics

SAT Scores Submitted:89
Percent Who Submit SAT:3%
ACT Scores Submitted:2,992
Percent Who Submit ACT:99%

SAT Scores

25th% Reading:430
25th% Math:450
25th% Writing:N/A
25th% Overall:N/A
75th% Reading:580
75th% Math:600
75th% Writing:N/A
75th% Overall:N/A

ACT Scores

25th% Reading:19
25th% Math:17
25th% Writing:N/A
25th% Overall:19
75th% Reading:25
75th% Math:25
75th% Writing:N/A
75th% Overall:24

Northern Illinois University Athletics
"Home of the Huskies"

General Huskies Sports Info

Division:NCAA I
Conference:Mid American Conference
Team Colors:Cardinal and Black
Stadium Name:Huskie Stadium
Stadium Capacity:24,000
Gym Name:NIU Convocation Ctr
Gym Capacity:9,100

Huskies Contact Info

Phone:(800) 892-3050
Athletic Phone:(815) 753-1295
Athletic Website:http://www.niuhuskies.com

Northern Illinois University Campus & Student Body

Northern Illinois University offers a total of 60 different majors and 2 degree award levels: Bachelor's and Master's.

Student Body Info

Pac. Islander:Unavailable
Afr. American:Unavailable
Nat. American:Unavailable

Campus Programs & Info

ROTC:   Army
Distance Learning Program:Yes
Study Abroad Program:Yes
Career Counseling:Yes
Stud. Employment Services:Yes
Evening Classes:No
Weekend Classes:No
Remedial Services:No
Post-grad Placement:Yes

Offered Majors & Degrees

Biology & Biomedical SciencesYesYes
Business Management & MarketingYesYes
Communication & JournalismYesYes
Computer ScienceYesYes
Engineering TechnologiesYesYes
English & LiteratureYesYes
Foreign Languages & LinguisticsYesYes
Health ProfessionsYesYes
Human SciencesYesYes
Liberal ArtsYes
Mathematics & StatisticsYesYes
Parks, Recreation & LeisureYesYes
Physical ScienceYesYes
Public Administration & Social ServiceYes
Social ScienceYesYes
Visual & Performing ArtsYesYes

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