Northern Illinois University

The Northern Illinois University is established in and located at Dekalb, Illinois 60115-2828. Being part of public higher education institution that offers 133 degrees of study overall and has a common calendar system as Semester . The Northern Illinois University provides Public‚ 4-year or above and has Suburb: Small setting for the students.

The programs that are offered in Northern Illinois University consists of Graduate degree or certificate offering, Undergraduate degree or certificate offering, Doctor’s degree, Doctor’s degree - research/scholarship and professional practice in more than 24 Subject areas as well as 81 specializations.

Contact Details

1425 W. Lincoln Hwy.
Dekalb, IL 60115-2828
Ph: 2147483647
Fax: 0
Official Website

Northern Illinois University
: Public‚ 4-year or above
Awards offered
Graduate degree or certificate offering
Undergraduate degree or certificate offering
Doctor’s degree
Doctor’s degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
: Yes
Calendar system
: Semester
Undergraduate application fee
: $ 40
Graduate application fee
: $ 40

Admissions & Requirements

Northern Illinois University Undergraduate application fees is $40 and Graduate application fees $40. Below table’s shows Northern Illinois University admission requirements, Act and SAT test scores percentile.

Admissions :



  Required Recommended Neither Required nor Recommended
Secondary school GPA    
Secondary school rank    
Secondary school record    
Completion of college-preparatory program    
Formal demonstration of competencies    
Admission test scores    
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)    

SAT & ACT Tests Statistics

Test Scores 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Critical Reading 450 550
SAT Math 450 580
SAT Writing 430 530
ACT Composite 19 24
ACT English 19 25
ACT Math 18 25
ACT Writing 6 8

Tuition & Financial Aid

Financial Aid:


Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Average Tuition for Full-Time Undergraduates $8,601 $3,745 $427
Required Fees for Full-Time Undergraduates $8,601 $3,745 $427
Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Undergraduates $18,143 $3,781 $763
Average Tuition Full-Time Graduates $8,216 $3,760 $432
Required Fees for Full-Time Graduates $8,216 $3,760 $432
Per Credit Hour Charge Part-Time Graduates $16,432 $3,760 $775

Historical Expenses Data

campus 2013-14 2012-13 2011-12 2010-11
On campus, room and board $11,404 $11,036 $10,306 $9,750
On campus, other expenses $2,662 $2,498 $3,232 $2,364
Off campus (not with family), room and board $11,404 $11,036 $9,346 $8,790
Off campus (not with family), other expenses $2,662 $2,498 $3,232 $2,364
Off campus (with family), other expenses $2,662 $2,498 $3,232 $2,364


Sports NCAA/NAIA member NCAA/NAIA conference number
Football Mid-American Conference
Basketball Mid-American Conference
Baseball Mid-American Conference
Cross Country/Track Mid-American Conference

Northern Illinois University Majors with degree levels

The Northern Illinois University is up with semester based academics that offer 81 majors.

  • Master Degree : 57 Majors
  • Bachelor Degree : 57 Majors
  • Doctrate Degree : 19 Majors

Natural Resources and Conservation

Communication‚ Journalism‚ and Related Programs

Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services



Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields

Foreign Languages‚ Literatures‚ and Linguistics

Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences

Legal Professions and Studies

English Language and Literature/Letters

Liberal Arts and Sciences‚ General Studies and Humanities

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Parks‚ Recreation‚ Leisure and Fitness Studies

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Physical Sciences


Public Administration and Social Service Professions

Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

Health Professions and Related Programs

Business‚ Management‚ Marketing‚ and Related Support Services


Note: Information stated about Northern Illinois University College are been referred from IPDES. For the updated information like Application Cost, Admission requirements, Tuition fee, Majors and for more, please visit the official website of Northern Illinois University College.