Student Population by Gender

Northern Illinois University has a total 17,169 enrolled students. By gender, 8,345 male and 8,824 female students (male-female ratio: 49:51) are attending Northern Illinois University.
12,788 students have enrolled in undergraduate programs and 4,381 students joined graduate programs at Northern Illinois University.
Total Student Enrolled In Academic Year 2018-2019 at Northern Illinois University
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total17,16912,7884,381
Men8,3456,4041,941
Women8,8246,3842,440

Student Distribution by Race/Ethnicity

By race/ethnicity, 9,365 White, 2,416 Black and 915 Asian students out of total 17,169 are attending at Northern Illinois University. Comprehensive enrollment statistic data by race/ethnicity is shown in next chart.
All Students Undergraduate Graduate
Student Race/Ethnicity Distribution (all students) at Northern Illinois University
Student Race/Ethnicity Distribution (Undergraduate) at Northern Illinois University
Student Race/Ethnicity Distribution (Graduate) at Northern Illinois University

Transfer-in Students (Undergraduate)

Among 12,788 enrolled in undergraduate programs, 1,577 are transfer-in students. The percentage of transfer-in students is 12.33%.1,373 students have transferred in as full-time status and 204 students transferred in as part-time status.
Transfer-in Students Population by Attendance Status at Northern Illinois University

Online Classes (Distance Learning) Enrollment

Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially who want to continue education and work in field. At Northern Illinois University, 649 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 1,378 students are enrolled in some online courses.
All StudentsEnrolled Exclusively Online Courses Enrolled in Some Online Courses
All Students17,1696491,378
Undergraduate12,788171997
Graduate4,381478381
Online Courses Student Enrollment at Northern Illinois University

Student Location Enrolled Exclusively In Online Courses

588 students lived in Illinois or jurisdiction in which the school is located are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 61 students live in other State or outside of the United States.
Illinois ResidentsOther States in U.S. Outside of U.S.
All Students588610
Undergraduate16830
Graduate420580
Student Location Enrolled Exclusively In Distance Learning Course

Members In MAC

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