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Northern Illinois University

Northern Illinois University is located in Springfield, Illinois.

It is ranked as #127 in Best National University.

It is a public University.

Northern Illinois University offers following types of degrees and certificate programs:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate
  • Doctor's degree in research
  • Doctor's degree for professional practice

Acceptance rate at Northern Illinois University for undergraduate program was 48.36%.

Last year, 15687 students applied for undergraduate program and 7587 got accepted.

Acceptance rate of 48.36% makes it not so competitive to get admission.

4478 enrolled in graduate programs, which includes on campus and online Master's programs.

245 are reported as enrolled exclusively in distance education and 261 are enrolled in at least one distance education course, but not all distance education.

Northern Illinois University had 13922 students enrolled in undergraduate programs.

478 students were enrolled in top 6 Masters degree programs.

Northern Illinois University offers 64 graduate programs specialization.

Northern Illinois University does not have an open admission policy. It’s admission process is not so competitive.

The Master of Science in Data Analytics (MSDA) degree is an intensive, 100 percent online program that will prepare students for the fastest-growing jobs in data science and data analytics.The coursework will be based on the latest trends and best practices in the field. Human Resources maintains a list of student job openings on campus, and other departments and offices on campus occasionally list graduate assistantship openings. Our Industry Fellows Program will allow you to do dissertation work on the job with a global company, helping ensure employment when you graduate.


Northern Illinois University has been ranked 127.


Acceptance Rate: 59.25%


Tuition for Graduate Programs: $8,858

Under Graduate Program Tuition: $9,466

Financial Aid

Average Amount of Financial Aid Awarded: $9,280

Average Amount of Institutional Aid Awarded: $5,426

Northern Illinois University most popular Master's Degree programs with respect to student count are

Business Administration and Management -MBA : 146
Accounting , Accountancy : 97
Information Technology : 83
Law : 80
Industrial Engineering : 58

Northern Illinois University most popular under graduate programs with respect to student count are

Psychology : 181
Accounting , Accountancy : 169
Registered Nurse : 159
Marketing Management : 145
Mechanical Engineering : 123