Northern Illinois University

Dekalb, IL, USA
3.80 Average Rating

Established in 1895 as a teacher’s school, Northern illinois University is a “selective” university with “high research activity.” This public institution’s main campus is in Dekalb, IL with satellite campuses in Chicago, Naperville, Rockford, Hoffman Estates, and Oregon, IL. NIU is a member of the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities as well as the Universities Research Association. Freshman, sophomores, and transfer students can apply to the Research Rookies program which connects students with faculty to conduct small research projects in the student’s chosen field of interest.

Overview

Average Net Price
$19,259
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$9,314
Out-of-State Tuition
$18,931
Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Suburb
In State Students
95%
Out of State Students
5%
0
100
52%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 22
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1029
0
1600