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Admissions Requirements

Admissions Tests Required: Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program: Required
Secondary School GPA: Required
Secondary School Rank: Required
Secondary School Record: Required
TOEFL: Required

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AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: No

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Contact Info

1425 W. Lincoln Hwy. Dekalb, IL 60115-2828
Phone: (800) 892-3050
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Northern Illinois University
  • Located in Dekalb, IL
  • Public
  • 21,138 students enrolled
  • 55% admitted
  • $9,096 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • Ariya from Chicago, IL
  • Aug-28-2015 I am a past student here

    Go to class and if you know you have problems getting up in the morning do not take a morning class Do not take an 8 a.m class please do not do it. Also stay level headed don't just go to party and hang with your friends put whatever you need to do for yourself first. Just learn to balance everything that college throws your way if you cant its ok everything is not for everybody just be you .

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  • Alex from DeKalb, IL
  • Jul-01-2015 I am a current student here

    Go to every football game, explore Greek life, join at least two clubs, and avoid Neptune

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  • Stephanie from Woodstock, IL
  • Jun-22-2015 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    If you like big schools and a quiet place then this is the place for you! The town is kinda boring but the school does offer a lot .

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  • Alexis from Chicago, IL
  • Jun-18-2015 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Study hard but dont forget to have fun. Stay on track with your grades and take advantage of office hours, tutoring and other academic resources.

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  • Amia from Chicago, IL
  • May-23-2015 I am a current student here

    If you are thinking about attending NIU, you should give it a try. The school is pretty great for all majors and minors. The schools is not too big nor is it too small. I believe its the perfect size for students who are just coming out of high school and are afraid they may get lost.

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