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Northern Illinois University

Dekalb, Illinois
"Olive Goyle" sculpture near McMurry Hall credit: Alexbaumgarner
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Overview
Public
12,343 Undergraduates
52% Admissions Rate
Suburb: Small
Public
Region: Midwest
Division 1
Size: Medium
Doctoral
Northern Illinois University
1425 W. Lincoln Hwy.
Dekalb, Illinois
60115-2828
(800) 892-3050
www.niu.edu
Location

DeKalb is a city in DeKalb County, Illinois, United States. The population was 43,862 according to the 2010 census, up from 39,018 at the 2000 census. The city is named after decorated German American war hero Johann de Kalb, who died during the American Revolutionary War. More from Wikipedia...

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coffee score

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restaurants score

Students
50%

Men

50%

Women

22

Average Age of Entering Students

1502

New Transfer Students

Admissions
52%

Acceptance Rate

23%

Enrollment Yield

900-1120

SAT Range

14,980

Applicants in 2016

Costs
$19,782

Typical Cost

$23,816

Out-Of-State (published)

$14,350

In-State (published)

96%

Recieve Financial Aid

92%

Have Loans

$16,000

Median Debt

Academics
14.0 to 1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Doctoral

Highest Degree Offered

109

Doctorates Awareded

Communication Technologies

Top Major

3

Faculty Awards

69

Post Docs Employed

Athletics
Football Conference:

Mid-American Conference

Basketball Conference:

Mid-American Conference

Track & Field Conference:

Mid-American Conference

Football Division:

1

Basketball Division:

1

Track Division:

1

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