Northern Illinois University

1425 W. Lincoln Hwy. Dekalb, Illinois 60115-2828
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Campus Information

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

Student Body

Student to Faculty Ratio: 17 to 1

Total Number of Applicants: 19,084

Men Women
Total Admitted 4,675 5,663
Total Enrolled 1,344 1,361
Male: 49% Female: 51%

Total Undergrad Enrollment: 17,886

Total Full-time Undergrad Enrollment: 15,859

Total Part-time Undergrad Enrollment: 2,027

Total Grad Enrollment: 5,964

Total Full-time Grad Enrollment: 2,243

Total Part-time Grad Enrollment: 3,721

NCAA Sport Member Conference

Football: Mid-American Conference

Basketball: -

Baseball: -

Track: -

Special Learning Opportunities

Distance Learning Offered
ROTC Offered
Study Abroad Offered
Teacher Certification Offered
Weekend & Evening Classes Not Offered

Student Services

Career Counseling Offered
Student Employment Offered
Meal Plan Not Offered
Day Care Offered
Source: U.S. Department of Education 2010/11

Student Voice

Favorite activity is hanging out at Molly's

- Jodie R., Alum

The night life is Off Campus

- Myke W., Student

Most students spend their Saturday nights hanging out at bars

- Jodie R., Alum

The night life is Memorable

- Jodie R., Alum

Would you do it all again?

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    StarStarStarStarStar January 17, 2015 alexhcj, Alum
    Would I do it again?

    Yes, It's totally worth it

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    StarStarStarStarStar April 23, 2011 Myke W., Student
    Would I do it again?

    Yes, Yes, once I get my degree, I will always keep NIU in mind if I ever decide to go for another...

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