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Northern Illinois University School Information

School Facts

  • Operating Status: Currently operating

    Campus: Main campus (and distance learning)

    Institution Type: 1

  • Degree Type:

    Highest Degree —Doctoral

    Predominant Degree —Graduate

    Distance Education: On-campus and Online

Admissions

56%

20%

Admission Selectivity and Test Scores
SAT

2%

Average SAT Score Range

  • 1,320-1,690
  • 1,505

  • Average Score

ACT

96%

Average ACT Score

  • 18-25
  • 21

  • Average Score

Admission Requirement
Secondary School Record Secondary School GPA Secondary School Rank Letters of Recommendation Admission Test Score AP Credits
Required Required Required Not Recommended Required Yes

Academics

Graduation Rate
  • 28%

  • 54%

  • 56%

Degree Details

Available Fields of Study and Degrees

  • > Accounting Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Adult and Continuing Education Administration Master's Program
  • > Anthropology Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Apparel and Textiles, General Bachelor's Program
  • > Art History, Criticism and Conservation Bachelor's Program
  • > Art Teacher Education Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Art/Art Studies, General Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General Bachelor's Program
  • > Audiology/Audiologist
  • > Biology/Biological Sciences, General Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Business Administration and Management, General Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Business Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Master's Program
  • > Chemistry, General Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist Bachelor's Program
  • > Communication Sciences and Disorders, General Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling Bachelor's Program
  • > Computer Science Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services Master's Program
  • > Curriculum and Instruction Master's Program
  • > Dietetics/Dietitian Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General Bachelor's Program
  • > Early Childhood Education and Teaching Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Economics, General Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Education, General Master's Program
  • > Educational Administration and Supervision, Other Master's Program
  • > Educational Evaluation and Research Master's Program
  • > Educational Leadership and Administration, General Master's Program, Post Master's Program
  • > Educational Psychology Master's Program
  • > Educational/Instructional Technology Master's Program
  • > Electrical and Electronics Engineering Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Elementary Education and Teaching Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Engineering Technology, General Bachelor's Program
  • > Engineering/Industrial Management Master's Program
  • > English Language and Literature, General Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Finance, General Bachelor's Program
  • > Fine/Studio Arts, General Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > French Language and Literature Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Geography Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Geology/Earth Science, General Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > German Language and Literature Bachelor's Program
  • > Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General Bachelor's Program
  • > Health Teacher Education Bachelor's Program
  • > Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other Bachelor's Program
  • > History, General Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Human Development and Family Studies, General Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Industrial Engineering Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Journalism Bachelor's Program
  • > Law
  • > Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies Bachelor's Program
  • > Management Information Systems, General Master's Program
  • > Management Science Bachelor's Program
  • > Marketing/Marketing Management, General Bachelor's Program
  • > Mathematics, General Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Mechanical Engineering Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Music Performance, General Bachelor's Program, Post Master's Program
  • > Music, General Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Nursing Science Master's Program
  • > Operations Management and Supervision Bachelor's Program
  • > Philosophy Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Physical Education Teaching and Coaching Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Physical Therapy/Therapist Master's Program
  • > Physics, General Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Political Science and Government, General Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Psychology, General Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Public Administration Master's Program
  • > Public Health, General Master's Program
  • > Reading Teacher Education Master's Program
  • > Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's Program
  • > Russian Language and Literature Bachelor's Program
  • > Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education Master's Program
  • > Sociology Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Spanish Language and Literature Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Special Education and Teaching, General Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Speech Communication and Rhetoric Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Sport and Fitness Administration/Management Master's Program
  • > Statistics, General Master's Program
  • > Taxation Master's Program
  • > Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other Master's Program
Highest Degree Academic and Career Counselling Services Employment Services for Students Placement Services for Graduate Study Abroad
Doctoral Yes Yes Yes Yes

Tuition, Cost and Financial Aid

  • Undergraduate Tuition
    • In-State Tuition (2014-2015)

      $8,927.00

    • Out-of-State Tuition (2014-2015)

      $18,506.00

Financial Aid — Freshmen Students
Type of Aid No. Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Total Aid Received Average Aid Received
Any Student Financial Aid 2,518 96% $192,800.00 $4,191.00
Grant Aid 2,358 90% $23,108,166.00 $5,458.00
Student Loan - 76% $244,779.00 $4,610.00
Financial Aid — Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid No. Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Total Aid Received Average Aid Received
Any Student Financial Aid 10,564 67% $85,316,431.00 $8,076.00
Pell Grant Aid 7,011 44% $29,470,912.00 $4,204.00
Student Loan 10,571 67% $80,627,830.00 $7,627.00
Net Price
Year Income < 30K Income 30K — 48K Income 48K — 75K Income 75K — 110K Income > 110K
2014-2015 $15,851.00 $16,769.00 $19,514.00 $23,180.00 $24,374.00
2013-2014 $17,122.00 $17,367.00 $20,332.00 $22,718.00 $23,905.00
2012-2013 $15,775.00 $16,648.00 $19,605.00 $21,626.00 $23,180.00

Students

Student-Faculty Ratio

15 : 1

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Endowment per FTE Enrollment

$4,086

per student

Demographics

Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), Institute of Education Sciences, 2014-2015

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