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Northern Illinois University

Men's D1
Profile
Size
9 / 10
12,788 Undergrads / 17,169 Students
Cost
5 / 10
$18,346 Net Price
Selectivity
8 / 10
48% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    Mid-American (MAC)

  • College Type

    4-year, Public

  • Campus Type

    Suburb: Small

Student Body
Gender
  • Male
  • Female
Enrollment
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
Geography
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
Ethnicity
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
13 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
73%
Overall Graduation Rate
49%
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
25% / 49%
Calendar System
Semester
Religious Affiliation
None
Housing
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

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Location
1425 W. Lincoln Hwy., Dekalb, IL, 60115 See Directions
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Where Grads Live
  • United States
  • Greater Chicago Area
  • Rockford Illinois Area
  • Phoenix Arizona Area
  • Greater Denver Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Dallas/Fort Worth Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Greater Milwaukee Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul Area
  • Greater St. Louis Area
  • Greater Seattle Area
Where Grads Work
  • Northern Illinois University
  • Allstate
  • Chicago Public Schools
  • AT&T
  • JPMorgan Chase & Co.
  • Walgreens
  • Abbott
  • Caterpillar Inc.
  • Sears Holdings Corporation
  • AbbVie
  • Discover Financial Services
  • Northern Trust Corporation
  • CDW
  • Advocate Health Care
  • Navistar Inc
What Grads Do
  • Business Development
  • Education
  • Sales
  • Operations
  • Information Technology
  • Finance
  • Healthcare Services
  • Engineering
  • Community and Social Services
  • Administrative
  • Arts and Design
  • Human Resources
  • Support
  • Media and Communication
  • Marketing
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Niche Grades
Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Academics
Athletics
Campus
Academics
Test Scores
SAT
Critical Reading
440 - 550
Math
470 - 580
Total
910 - 1130
ACT
English
18 - 25
Math
17 - 25
Composite
19 - 25

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported.

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Admissions
 
Total
Male
Female
Applicants 15,693 6,652 9,035
% Admitted 48% 47% 49%
% Admits That Enroll 25% 28% 23%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA
Admission Considerations
 
Required
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High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Transcript
College Prep Classes
Recommendations
Demonstrate Competencies
Admission Test Scores
Other Tests (Wonderlic, etc.)
TOEFL (English proficiency)
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Majors / Programs

Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

Business (20%)
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General (16%)
Engineering (8%)
Communication & Journalism (6%)
Social Sciences (6%)
Speech Communication and Rhetoric (5%)
Psychology, General (5%)
Education (5%)
Psychology (5%)
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other (5%)
Mechanical Engineering (5%)
Accounting (5%)
Marketing/Marketing Management, General (4%)
Computer Science (4%)
Computer & Information Sciences (4%)
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse (4%)
Visual & Performing Arts (4%)
Athlete graduation rate
Financial
Net Price

Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.

$18,346

Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

Net price for students paying in-state tuition rate (public institutions).

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Sticker Price

Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

 
Undergraduate
 
On Campus
Tuition & Fees$14,610
Books & Supplies$1,400
Cost of Living$10,880
Personal Expenses$2,090
 
Sticker Price$28,980

Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

Financial Aid

97% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

 
Receiving Aid %
Avg. Aid Amount
Type of Aid
Grant or Scholarship95%$10,411
Federal Grants53%$4,912
Pell Grants52%$4,745
Other Federal15%$748
State & Local Grants54%$4,371
Institutional Grants92%$5,337
 
Student Loans71%$7,083
Federal Loans70%$5,827
Other Loans8%$11,285

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All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

 
Total Amount
Per Student
Endowment
Financial Assets $85.7 Million $4,991

Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.

Debt

Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $23,208.

Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

 
Total Principal
Monthly Payment
10 Year Repayment $17,563 $247

Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 7.9%

Avg. rate for colleges with basketball is 5.1%.

Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 8,672 students.

Salary

Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $45,500

Earnings of former students working by percentile.

Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.

Payback

How long until this college investment pays off: 5.47 years.

Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 25% of students graduate on time.

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Campus Safety
 
On Campus
In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
Criminal Offenses
Murder - -
Negligent Manslaughter - -
Rape 9 9
Fondling 4 4
Incest - -
Statutory Rape - -
Robbery 1 1
Aggravated Assault 6 5
Burglary 10 10
Motor Vehicle Theft 1 1
Arson 1 1

In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

Carnegie Classifications
Category
Classification
Basic ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity
Undergrad InstructionBalanced arts & sciences/professions, high graduate coexistence
Graduate InstructionResearch Doctoral: Comprehensive programs, no medical/veterinary school
Enrollment ProfileHigh undergraduate
Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, selective, higher transfer-in
Size and SettingFour-year, large, primarily residential

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