Northern Illinois University

1425 W. Lincoln Hwy., Dekalb, IL 60115-2828

About Northern Illinois University

University of Hawaii Maui College is classified as a public, four-year institution classified as a “Primarily Associate’s” college. Although this is a baccalaureate-granting institution, less than 10% of degrees earned at this institution are bachelor’s degrees. This mid-sized four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 1,000 to 2,999 degree-seeking students. Fewer than 50% of students are enrolled full time, and fewer than 25% of undergrads reside on campus. This institution awards associate’s and bachelor’s degrees, with the majority of degrees awarded at the associate’s level. According to data for fall enrollment, at least 40% of undergraduates are enrolled part-time. Enrollment data shows that only undergraduates are enrolled at this four-year bachelor’s degree granting institution.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate18,277
Student Age% Under 2571%
 % 25 and Over29%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time76%
 % Part-time24%
Race/Ethnicity% White66.4%
 % Black12.0%
 % Asian5.3%
 % Latino7.3%
 % Native American0.5%
 % Race Unknown5.1%
 % International student4%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareYes
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
 Doctoral Degree
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
 % Admitted54%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled26%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRequired
 College Prep CoursesRequired
 Letter of RecommendationNeither required nor recommended
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT4%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT98%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800555 / 800
 SAT Math450 / 800570 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite19 / 3624 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$40
 Graduate Application Fee$40
 In-State Tuition & Fees$11,676
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$20,156
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid81%
 % Undergraduates with Loans71%
 % Undergraduates with Grants53%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,400
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$9,750
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$8,790
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,364
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,364
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,364

Neighborhood Data for the Dekalb Area

Median Age23
Median Household Income$40,003
Total Population44,273
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total50.1% 49.9%
 Age 0-952.5%47.5%
 Age 10-1746.5%53.5%
 Age 18-2450.6%49.4%
 Age 25-2958.9%41.1%
 Age 30-3950.8%49.2%
Race/Ethnicity% White73.8%
 % Black12.5%
 % Asian4.4%
 % Latino13.1%
 % Native American0.1%
 % Pacific Islander0.2%
 % Indian (South Asia)2.3%


On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals per week can vary
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$9,750
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$8,790
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$676
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50022.6%26.5%5.9%
 $500 to $74952.4%63.8%0.0%
 $750 to $99916.0%6.6%54.7%
 Over $10009.0%3.1%14.2%
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