Northern Illinois University

Northern Illinois University is located in Illinois, Springfield.

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 54.39%.

Last year, 14154 students applied for undergraduate program and 7698 got accepted.

Acceptance rate of 54.39% makes it relatively easy to get admission.

4381 enrolled in graduate programs, which includes on campus and online Master's programs.

478 are reported as enrolled exclusively in distance education and 381 are enrolled in at least one distance education course, but not all distance education.

Northern Illinois University had 14730 students enrolled in undergraduate programs.

478 students were enrolled in top 6 Masters degree programs.

Northern Illinois University offers 63 graduate programs specialization.

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

Concentrations that reflect the current demands of the job market offer the flexibility to tailor students' learning experience to their career goals. The Counselor Education and Supervision program graduated four students last year with an 86% completion rate and approximately 100% of our doctoral students find job placement after graduation.


Northern Illinois University has been ranked 127.


Acceptance Rate: 48.35%


Tuition for Graduate Programs: $8,922

Under Graduate Program Tuition: $9,466

Financial Aid

Average Amount of Financial Aid Awarded: $8,818

Average Amount of Institutional Aid Awarded: $5,337

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

Business Administration and Management -MBA : 204
Accounting , Accountancy : 110
Information Technology : 91
Law : 85
Industrial Engineering : 55

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

Psychology : 179
Mechanical Engineering : 170
Accounting , Accountancy : 166
Marketing Management : 159
Registered Nurse : 136