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Northern Illinois University | NIU

Dekalb, IllinoisPublic

Your chances

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Acceptance rate

70%

Public school in Illinois with 11,800 total undergraduate students
Suburban
Great Lakes
On campus housing
D1 Football, D1 Basketball
Mid-American Conference
1425 W. Lincoln Hwy., Dekalb, IL 60115
(800) 892-3050
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Admissions

Overall acceptance rate
70%
Yield rate - overall
14%

Acceptance rate breakdown

Women
72%

Men
67%

Applicant breakdown

Total number of applicants
22,561

Women: 57%
Men: 43%

Cost & scholarships

Your estimated net cost
$ ? / year
In-state
$24,082
Out-of-state
$24,082

Average net cost after aid

Income
Average net cost

$0–30,000
$14,813

$30,001–48,000
$244

$48,001–75,000
$244

$75,001–110,000
$3,058,383

Over $110,000
$12,534

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Applications

How to apply

Accepts Common App
Test not used
Rec letters required
Doesn’t consider class rank
TOEFL required (international applicants)
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Students

First-year enrolled students (full-time)
2,285
Student diversity
Moderately diverse
4-year graduation rate
27%

6-year graduation rate
49%

Retention rate
73%

Admission policy
Co-ed

International students
2%

Enrolled breakdown by gender

Women: 55%
Men: 45%

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

Offers graduate degree

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