General Admission Information

The application fee is $40 for applying undergraduate school and $40 for graduate school at Northern Illinois University. Next table presents general admission information at Northern Illinois University.
General Admission Information of Northern Illinois University
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$40
Graduate Application Fees$40
Admission Informationwww.niu.edu/Apply/index.shtml
Online Applicationwww.niu.edu/admissions/onlineapp.shtml
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedAdvanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree OfferedBachelor Degree, Master Degree, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)

2017 Admission Statistics

6,760 men and 8,220 women applied to Northern Illinois University and 3,459 men and 4,307 women students were accepted. Among them, 881 men and 921 women were enrolled into the school. Following table shows the Northern Illinois University Admission Statistics including admission ad enrollment rates. Acceptance ratio is 51.84% and enrollment ratio is 23.20%.
TotalMenWomen
Applicants14,9806,7608,220
Admitted7,7663,4594,307
Enrolled1,802881921
Acceptance Ratio 51.84%51.17%52.40%
Enrollment Ratio 23.20%25.47%21.38%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

32 students (2% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 1,784 students (98%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees.For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Critical Reading and Math is 1,120 and 25th percentile score is 900. For ACT scores, 75th percentile score of Composite, Math, and English is 75 and 25th percentile score is 55. Next table shows detail SAT and ACT scores distribution of enrolled students at Northern Illinois University.
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Critical Reading440550
SAT Math460570
ACT Composite1925
ACT Math1725
ACT English1925

Application Requirements

There are 6 requirements and no recommendations to submit when you apply to Northern Illinois University. The school requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript), Completion of College Preparatory Program, Recommendations and Formal Demonstration of Competencies for its applicants. Next table summarizes Northern Illinois University application requirements.
Admission Requirements at Northern Illinois University
High School GPARequired
High School RankRequired
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRequired
RecommendationsNeither Required nor Recommneded
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither Required nor Recommneded
Admission Test ScoresRequired
TOEFLRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither Required nor Recommneded

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