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Northern Illinois University Admissions Stats

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55%

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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

Application Fees

$40
Undergrad Application Fee
$40
Graduate Application Fee

Special Factors

AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: No

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Contact Info

Address:
1425 W. Lincoln Hwy. Dekalb, IL 60115-2828
Phone: (800) 892-3050
General Site: www.niu.edu
Admissions: http://www.niu.edu/Apply/index.shtml
Application: http://www.niu.edu/admissions/onlineapp.shtml
Northern Illinois University
  • Located in Dekalb, IL
  • Public
  • 21,138 students enrolled
  • 55% admitted
  • $9,096 annual cost to attend

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • Shon from Evergreen Park, IL
  • Dec-30-2015 I am a current student here

    Make sure you pay a visit during the school year so you could see if it's the right school for you. Also, make sure you could afford it because it will be a waste of money to come here and not graduate from here.

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  • Rehtse
  • Dec-27-2015 I am a current student here

    Get involved! There are so many great ways to get involved on campus, so take advantage of them. Check something out and make new friends! You won't be disappointed.

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  • Erin from Chicago, IL
  • Dec-16-2015 I am a current student here

    Buy a planner and make sure you check it. Ask for help, in many centers that is their job. Apply for scholarships.

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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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