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Northern Illinois University

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Northern Illinois University is a very large (over 20,000 students) public, 4 year or above school located in the Great Lakes region in a small suburb. The highest degree offered is a Doctor's degree and the school is comprised of a high level of undergraduates. The most popular areas of study at Northern Illinois University include: Psychology, General with 248 Bachelors awards; Business Administration and Management, General with 235 Masters awards; Speech Communication and Rhetoric with 233 Bachelors awards; Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse with 220 Bachelors awards; Accounting with 196 Bachelors awards;. Northern Illinois University is located at 1425 W. Lincoln Hwy. in Dekalb, IL 60115.

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Northern Illinois University is located at 1425 W. Lincoln Hwy. in Dekalb, IL 60115

Total Applicants: 23,720
Percent Admitted: 56%
Dorm Capacity: 6,000
Graduation Rate: 56%
Retention Rate: 71%
Undergrads Between 18 - 24: 84%
Undergrads Between 25 - 64: 15%

Northern Illinois University telephone number: (800) 892-3050

The highest degree offered is: Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice

Northern Illinois University Tuition and Fees

Tuition and Fees: $13,066
Total Cost In State: $28,000
Total Cost Out of State: $37,488

Admissions stats for Northern Illinois University

You should be able to get into Northern Illinois University since they accept 56% of applicants.

Student Demographics at Northern Illinois University
Northern Illinois University Demographics
Totals: 5,635
     Males: 2,683 (48% of total)
     Females: 2,952 (52% of total)
Asians: 263
     Asian Males: 146 (3% of total)
     Asian Females: 117 (2% of total)
Blacks: 410
     Black Males: 154 (3% of total)
     Black Females: 256 (5% of total)
Hispanics: 400
     Hispanic Males: 164 (3% of total)
     Hispanic Females: 236 (4% of total)
Native Americans: 7
     Native American Males: 1 (0% of total)
     Native American Females: 6 (0% of total)
Hawaiians: 7
     Hawaiian Males: 5 (0% of total)
     Hawaiian Females: 2 (0% of total)
Mixed Race: 82
     Mixed Race Males: 42 (1% of total)
     Mixed Race Females: 40 (1% of total)
Whites: 4,009
     White Males: 1,918 (34% of total)
     White Females: 2,091 (37% of total)
Foreign Students: 244
     Foreign Males: 149 (3% of total)
     Foreign Females: 95 (2% of total)
Most Popular Majors at Northern Illinois University
Area of Study  (degrees awarded)
Psychology, General
(248 Bachelors degrees)
Business Administration and Management, General
(235 Masters degrees)
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
(233 Bachelors degrees)
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
(220 Bachelors degrees)
(196 Bachelors degrees)
Elementary Education and Teaching
(161 Bachelors degrees)
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
(151 Bachelors degrees)
Political Science and Government, General
(134 Bachelors degrees)
Human Development and Family Studies, General
(130 Bachelors degrees)
English Language and Literature, General
(128 Bachelors degrees)
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other
(126 Bachelors degrees)
Business Administration and Management, General
(122 Bachelors degrees)
(120 Bachelors degrees)
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
(119 Bachelors degrees)
(118 Masters degrees)
Finance, General
(110 Bachelors degrees)
History, General
(104 Bachelors degrees)
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
(94 Bachelors degrees)
Reading Teacher Education
(89 Masters degrees)
(88 PhD professional practice degrees)
Fine/Studio Arts, General
(86 Bachelors degrees)
Special Education and Teaching, General
(85 Bachelors degrees)
Computer Science
(83 Bachelors degrees)
Economics, General
(81 Bachelors degrees)
Operations Management and Supervision
(78 Bachelors degrees)
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling
(77 Bachelors degrees)
(76 Bachelors degrees)
Engineering Technology, General
(76 Bachelors degrees)
Engineering Technology, General
(76 Bachelors degrees)
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
(73 Bachelors degrees)
Northern Illinois University Weather
Northern Illinois University Avg Annual Weather
Average Temperature: 48.40 (Fahrenheit)
Average Precipitation: 35.84 (inches of rain)
Umbrella Days: 66.23 (days you might need an umbrella)
Average Snowfall: 31.55 (inches of snow)
Snow Days: 48.97 (days with 1 inch of snow on the ground)
Average Humidity: 72.63 (% humidity)
Average Windspeed: 17.81 (mph)
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What's the best feature of Northern Illinois University?
 Near Beach
 Reasonable Parking Costs
 Class Availability
 Technology in the Classroom
 Parties and Partying
 Use of Teaching Assistants
 Creative/Artsy Guys

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