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Northern Illinois University Admissions Stats

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53%

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Admissions Requirements

Admissions Tests Required: Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program: Required
Secondary School GPA: Required
Secondary School Rank: Required
Secondary School Record: Required
TOEFL: Required

Application Fees

$40
Undergrad Application Fee
$40
Graduate Application Fee

Special Factors

AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: No

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Contact Info

Address:
1425 W. Lincoln Hwy. Dekalb, IL 60115-2828
Phone: (800) 892-3050
General Site: go.niu.edu/c-home
Admissions: http://go.niu.edu/c-admissions
Application: http://go.niu.edu/c-online-application
Northern Illinois University
  • Located in Dekalb, IL
  • Public
  • 16,609 students enrolled
  • 53% admitted
  • $9,465 annual cost to attend

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • Julianna from IL
  • I am a current student here

    Participate in campus life and activities, join a club, and make at least one friend in every single class so you have someone to text "what's due tomorrow" because you cant find the syllabus online

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  • Brittany - Chicago, IL
  • I am a current student here

    Have fun! go to parties/events, enjoy the college experience, and life on campus, but never forget why you are there. Stay on track, keep your grades up, keep your priorities together, books before parties, and STUDY!

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  • Alexandra
  • I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    I haven't attended yet, but I am going to attend.

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  • Katie
  • I am a current student here

    Look into all organizations and clubs that are offered. There is something for everyone.

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