Northern Illinois University

1425 W. Lincoln Hwy. Dekalb, Illinois 60115-2828
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Student Life

Total Enrollment: 23,850

Institution Size: 20,000 and above

Campus Setting: Suburban Suburban

Religious Affiliation: Not applicable

Highest Degree Offered: Doctoral and first-professional

School Calendar Type: Semester


Admissions Information

Total Undergrad Enrollment: 17,886

Total Grad Enrollment: 5,964

Admissions Requirements:
High School GPA
High School Rank
Test Scores

Accepted Credit:
Advanced Placement


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Source: U.S. Department of Education 2010/11

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Another awesome thing is off-campus housing is affordable

- Jodie R., Alum

Every student at this school needs a car

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