Northern Illinois University

General Information

Institution Type

4-year, Public 

Admissions Office Phone

(800) 892-3050 

Admissions Office Address

1425 W. Lincoln Hwy., Dekalb, Illinois 60115-2828 

Admissions Website

http://www.niu.edu 

 
Cost
Number of Students Enrolled
 
 

Admissions

Open admission policy

No

Secondary school GPA required

Required

Secondary school rank required

Required

Secondary school record required

Required

Completion of college-preparatory program required

Required

Recommendation required

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies required

Neither required nor recommended

Admission test score required

Required

Other test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) required

Neither required nor recommended

TOEFL (test of English as a foreign language) required

Required

Degrees/Certificates

Degrees / Certifications Offered

Doctorate
Masters
Bachelors
Certificate

Number of Programs Offered

72

Programs Offered (By Subject)

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Accounting

Accounting

Acting

Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General

Allied Health

Audiology/Audiologist
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist

Art

Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art/Art Studies, General
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
Fine/Studio Arts, General

Biology

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

BSN

Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

Business

Accounting
Business Administration and Management, General
Finance, General
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Operations Management and Supervision
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Business Administration

Business Administration and Management, General
Operations Management and Supervision

Business Management

Operations Management and Supervision

Chemistry

Chemistry, General

Communications

Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Computer Science

Computer Science

Counseling

Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling

Early Childhood Education

Early Childhood Education and Teaching

Education

Art Teacher Education
Educational Evaluation and Research
Elementary Education and Teaching
Health Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Reading Teacher Education
Special Education and Teaching, General
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other

Educational Leadership

Adult and Continuing Education Administration
Curriculum and Instruction
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Educational/Instructional Technology

Elementary Education

Elementary Education and Teaching

Engineering

Industrial Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Engineering Technology, General
Engineering/Industrial Management

English

English Language and Literature, General

Fashion Design

Apparel and Textiles, General

Finance

Finance, General
Taxation

Forensic Nursing

Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

Healthcare

Audiology/Audiologist
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling
Dietetics/Dietitian
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other
Nursing Science
Physical Therapy/Therapist
Public Health, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

History

History, General

Information Systems

Management Information Systems, General
Management Science

Journalism

Journalism

Language

French Language and Literature
German Language and Literature
Russian Language and Literature
Spanish Language and Literature

Law

Law

Liberal Arts

Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Philosophy

LPN to BSN

Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

Management

Operations Management and Supervision
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Marketing

Marketing/Marketing Management, General

Math

Mathematics, General
Statistics, General

MBA

Business Administration and Management, General

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Music

Music Performance, General
Music, General

Nursing

Nursing Science
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

Nutrition

Dietetics/Dietitian

Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy/Therapist

Physics

Physics, General

Political Science

Political Science and Government, General

Psychology

Educational Psychology
Psychology, General

Public Administration

Public Administration

Public Health

Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling
Public Health, General

RN

Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

RN to BSN

Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

RN to MSN

Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

School Psychology

Educational Psychology

Science

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
Chemistry, General
Geology/Earth Science, General
Physics, General
Educational Psychology
Psychology, General
Anthropology
Geography

Sociology

Sociology

Special Education

Special Education and Teaching, General

Speech Therapy

Audiology/Audiologist
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General

Sports Management

Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Teaching

Art Teacher Education
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
Health Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Reading Teacher Education
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other

Technology

Management Information Systems, General
Computer Science