Northern Illinois University
Dekalb, IL, USA

Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
17,169
Total Number of Undergrads
12,788
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
Student:Faculty Ratio
13:1
US National: 21:1
Classroom Sizes

2-19 Students
48%
20-39 Students
38%
40-99 Students
11%
100+ Students
1%
0
100
23%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
47%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%

Faculty Overview

Gender
Male
Female
44%
55%
Ethnicity

African American
6%
Asian/Pacific Islander
3%
White
78%
Hispanic
3%
Unknown
1%

What Students Are Saying

3.80 Average Rating
It's pretty good academically. There are a lot of different courses you can take to challenge you. Different majors are more rigorous than others. The general education classes can be annoying if they seem to get in the way of your major. There is an Honors Program that can offer more challenging courses too.
Rehtse
Northern Illinois do not play around when it comes to academics. You do not do well you will be put on academic probation, and if it continues you will be dismissed from the university. even though they will dismiss you, if u feel like you are capable to turn yourself around Northern Illinois University do accept you to appeal you dismissal.
Jasmine Franklin from Chicago, IL

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