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Northern Illinois University




Address:
1425 West Lincoln Highway
Dekalb, IL 60115-2825
USA

Website:
www.niu.edu

International Admissions:

Undergraduate:


Sim Chin, Associate Director,
International Admissions
Phone: 011-815-753-8276
Fax: 011-815-753-1488
E-mail: schin@niu.edu


Graduate:

Susan Minas
The Graduate School
Phone: 011-815-753-0395
Fax: 011-815-753-6366
E-mail: internationalgrads@niu.edu


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Regional Accreditor

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Levels of Degree or Certification Offered

Bachelor's Degrees
Master's Degrees
Doctoral Degrees
 

Colleges/Schools/Divisions

 

Academic Programs Available

Bachelor's Degrees

  • Accounting
  • Anthropology
  • Apparel and Textiles, General
  • Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Child Development
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Communication and Media Studies, Other
  • Communication Disorders Sciences and Services, Other
  • Computer Science
  • Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services, Other
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering Technology, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Science
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
  • Finance, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • General Studies - Early Childhood Studies
  • Geography
  • German Language and Literature
  • Health and Wellness, General
  • Health Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Journalism
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Management Science
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
  • Nutrition Sciences
  • Operations Management and Supervision
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Health, Other
  • Russian Language and Literature
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Visual and Performing Arts, General

Master's Degrees

    • Accounting
    • Adult and Continuing Education Administration
    • Adult Literacy Tutor/Instructor
    • Anthropology
    • Art Teacher Education
    • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
    • Business Administration and Management, General
    • Chemistry, General
    • Communication and Media Studies, Other
    • Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
    • Computer Science
    • Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
    • Curriculum and Instruction
    • Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services, Other
    • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
    • Economics, General
    • Educational Evaluation and Research
    • Educational Leadership and Administration, General
    • Educational Psychology
    • Educational/Instructional Technology
    • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
    • Elementary Education and Teaching
    • Engineering/Industrial Management
    • English Language and Literature, General
    • Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
    • Fine/Studio Arts, General
    • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
    • Geography
    • Geology/Earth Science, General
    • History, General
    • Industrial Engineering
    • Management Information Systems, General
    • Mathematical Statistics and Probability
    • Mathematics, General
    • Mechanical Engineering
    • Music, General
    • Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
    • Philosophy
    • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
    • Physical Therapy/Therapist
    • Physics, General
    • Political Science and Government, General
    • Psychology, General
    • Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other
    • Public Health, General
    • Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education
    • Sociology
    • Special Education and Teaching, General
    • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
    • Taxation
    • Visual and Performing Arts, General

    Doctoral Degrees

    • Adult and Continuing Education Administration
    • Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
    • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
    • Chemistry, General
    • Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
    • Curriculum and Instruction
    • Economics, General
    • Educational Leadership and Administration, General
    • Educational Psychology
    • English Language and Literature, General
    • Geology/Earth Science, General
    • History, General
    • Mathematics, General
    • Physics, General
    • Political Science and Government, General
    • Psychology, General
     

    Tuition, fees, living expenses 2014-2015

     

    Tuition

    Undergraduate

    $ 32000

    Graduate

    $ 27000
     

    Financial Assistance

    Interantional Undergraduate Scholarship, Graduate Assistantships

     

    Student Demographics

    Total Number of Students:
    Total Number of International Students:
    22000
    800

    On- and off-campus housing available.

     

    TOEFL scores and ESL Programs (English as a Second Language)

    Undergraduate
    TOEFL: Internet-based: 71
    IELTS 6.0
    ELS Academic English
    Level 112


    Graduate
    TOEFL: Internet-based: 80
    IELTS: 6.5


    ESL: No


    Other Test Required for Admission:
    SAT/ACT required for Students currently attending US high schools
    For graduate admissions, please visit the following: http://www.grad.niu.edu/apply/index.shtml


    Application Deadline:
    Fall Semester: May 1st for students outside the US, June 15th for students in the US
    Spring Semester: October 1st for students outside the US, November 15th for students in the US

     

    Study Illinois Institutional Contacts

    Siew Sim Chin, Associate Director
    International Admissions
    Phone: 011-815-753-8276
    Fax: 011-815-753-1488
    E-mail: schin@niu.edu