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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

2020 Tuition & Fees and 2021 Estimation

For undergraduate school, its 2020 tuition and fees are $14,299 for in-state students and $14,610 for out-of-state students. For graduate programs, its 2020 tuition and fees are $13,982 for in-state students and $11,280 for out-of-state students.
The estimated 2021 tuition & fees are $0 for Illinois residents and $14,589 for out-of-state students. The estimated 2021 graduate school tuition & fees are $0 for Illinois residents and $8,832 for out-of-state students.
The average earning in 10 years after graduation from the school is $49,800. The average salary varies depending on the field of study where Electrical and Electronics Engineering program shows the highest salary with $64,100 after graduating from Northern Illinois University.
2019-20 Tuition & Fees2020-21 Estimation
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$14,299$14,610
Graduate$13,982$11,280
2019-2020 Tuition Costs Chart
source: IPEDS, U.S. Department of Education
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$0$14,589
Graduate$0$8,832
Northern Illinois University 2020-2021 Estimated Tuition Costs Chart
The estimation for 2020-2021 tuition costs is based on the cost change rates of last year.

2020 Key Stats

The Acceptance rate at Northern Illinois University is 54% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 24%. The average graduation rate is 46%. Total 17,169 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.
2020 Key Academics Stats
Acceptance Rate »54%
Yield (Enrollment Rate) »24%
Graduation Rate »46%
Retention Rate73%(full-time), 43% (part-time)
Student to Faculty Ratio7.69% (13 to 1)
Student Population »17,169 (12,788 undergraduate)
Average Financial Aid »$8,809
Average Earning After 10 years of graduation$49,800
Average Salary by Field of Study$20,200 - $64,100

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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