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Dekalb, IL
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70%Acceptance rate
3.30Avg GPA
$23KCost
12KUndergrads
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Dekalb, Illinois

Northern Illinois University | NIU

Public school in Illinois with 11,800 total undergraduate students

Chancing

Chancing for this school is coming soon

N/A

Admissions

Admissions website:

Admissions stats

Applicants & acceptance rate

Overall acceptance rate
70%
Women
72%

Men
67%

Total number of applicants
22,561
Women: 57%
Men: 43%

Accepted students who attend

Yield rate - overall
14%

Cost & scholarships

Your estimated net cost
$ ? / year
In-state
$23,478
Out-of-state
$23,478

Average net cost after aid

Income
Average net cost
$0–30,000
$11,594

$30,001–48,000
$12,005

$48,001–75,000
$14,221

$75,001–110,000
$17,912

Over $110,000
$21,046

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Applications

Application requirements

Accepts Common App
Yes

Considers class rank
No

Recommendation letters
Required

TOEFL policy (international applicants)
Required

SAT/ACT testing policy
Not used
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Students

Enrolled student statistics

Enrolled students

First-year students (full-time)
2,285
Admission policy
Co-ed
Enrolled women:
55%
Enrolled men:
45%
6-year graduation rate
49%
20%
40%
60%
80%
100%
4 years
6 years
Retention rate
73%

Student diversity

Moderately diverse
International students
2%

Race & ethnicity diversity among domestic students

Asian and Pacific Islander: 6%
Black: 16%
Hispanic: 18%
Native American: < 1%
Other: 4%
White: 56%

Academics

Student faculty ratio
13:1
Calendar system
Semester

Special academic offering

Study abroad

Credit for AP exams

Offers graduate degree

Academic and career counseling

Majors & careers

Special focus
None

Has medical school
No

Housing

Commuter College
No

On campus housing
Yes

Sports

D1 Football
Yes

Football conference
Mid-American Conference

D1 Basketball
Yes

Basketball conference
Mid-American Conference

Location

1425 W. Lincoln Hwy.
Dekalb, IL 60115
Campus Setting
Suburban

Region
Great Lakes

Campus culture

Religious Affiliation
None

HBCU
No

Contact information

(800) 892-3050
1425 W. Lincoln Hwy.
Dekalb, IL 60115
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