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Address1425 W. Lincoln Hwy., Dekalb, IL 60115-2828
Phone800-892-3050
WEBwww.niu.edu
Admissionwww.niu.edu/Apply/index.shtml
Online Applicationwww.niu.edu/apply/index.shtml
Financial Aidwww.niu.edu/fa/
Net Price Calculatorwww.niu.edu/bursar/tuition/estimator.shtml
Veterans Tuitionwww.niu.edu/militaryservices/active_duty/financial_information.shtml.
Athleticwww.niuhuskies.com/compliance/niu-compliance-prospective-sa.html
Disability Servicewww.niu.edu/disability/
School TypePublic, 4 or more years
Carnegie CategoryResearch University (high research activity)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Northern Illinois University Campus, Dekalb, IL

2019 Tuition & Fees and 2020 Estimation

For undergraduate school, its 2019 tuition and fees are $14,299 for in-state students and $14,617 for out-of-state students. For graduate programs, its 2019 tuition and fees are $13,982 for in-state students and $14,407 for out-of-state students.
The estimated 2020 tuition & fees are $14,971 for Illinois residents and $8,988 for out-of-state students. The estimated 2020 graduate school tuition & fees are $14,845 for Illinois residents and $9,204 for out-of-state students.
The average earning in 10 years after graduation of the school is $49,800.
2018-19 Tuition & Fees2019-20 Estimation
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$14,299$14,617
Graduate$13,982$14,407
2018-2019 Tuition Costs Chart
source: IPEDS, U.S. Department of Education
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$14,971$8,988
Graduate$14,845$9,204
Northern Illinois University 2019-2020 Estimated Tuition Costs Chart
The estimation for 2019-2020 tuition costs is based on the cost change rates of last year.

2019 Key Stats

The Acceptance ratio at Northern Illinois University is 54% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 24%. The average graduation rate is 45%. Total 18,045 students are attending at the school and the school offers campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory and residence halls possessed by the school). Key academic stats for the school are listed in next table.
2019 Key Academics Stats
Acceptance Rate »54%
Yield (Enrollment Rate) »24%
Graduation Rate »45%
Retention Rate73%(full-time), 44% (part-time)
Student to Faculty Ratio6.25% (16 to 1)
Student Population »18,045 (13,457 undergraduate)
Average Financial Aid »$8,809
Average Earning After 10 years of graduation$49,800

Special Learning Opportunities and On-Campus Student Services

Northern Illinois University offers online classes (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. It has ROTC programs and offers teacher certification programs which designed to prepare students to meet the requirements for certification as teachers . Next table summarizes the special learning opportunities.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate, Graduate
ROTCArmy
Weekend/Evening CollegeNo
Teacher CertificationYes
Study AbroadYes
It provides a number of student services including academic/career counseling services, employment services for students, Placement services for completers.
On-Campus Student Services
Remedial servicesNo
Academic/career counseling serviceYes
Employment services for studentsYes
Placement services for completersYes
On-campus day care for students' childrenYes
Library facilities at institutionVarious Library Facilities Provided

Special Characteristics

Next table illustrates special characteristics of Northern Illinois University.
Special Characteristics
Religious AffiliationNot applicable
Has HospitalNo
Offer Medical DegreeNo
Board/Meal PlanYes
Dormitory Capacity4,600

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