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Northern Illinois University - USA

1425 W Lincoln Hwy,DEKALB,Illinois,United States,60115


Year Of Estabishment

1895

Staff

1254 (Approx)

Acceptance Crireria

Profile Dependent

Accomodation

Yes

College Address

1425 W. Lincoln Hwy.

College website

www.niu.edu

College Contact

+1 815-753-1000
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Public

Scholarship
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Yes

No.of students
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21,138 (Approx)

Intake
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Aug/Sep 2015

Overview

 

 

Overview

Northern Illinois University is a public research university which was founded in May 2, 1895 as northern Illinois state normal school. It was founded by Illinois governor John P. Altgeld. Northern Illinois University is situated in Dekalb, Illinois, United States in Chicagoland.

According to US News & World Report this university is classified as a national university. It also ranked#30th in the United States by Pay scale and College Net?s Social Mobility Index College Rankings.

 

Campus

Northern Illinois University?s main campus is situated in DeKalb and it takes over around 756 acres. The main campus has more than 64 major buildings. The university has four more campuses in the United States.

  • The Lorado Talt Field Campus
  • Rockford Campus
  • Hoffman Estates Campus
  • The Naperville Campus

The Lorado Taft Field Campus situated in 144 acres and Rockford Campus takes over around 10 acres. Two other campuses are the Hoffman campus and Naperville Campus, Hoffman is located in 23.93 acres and Naperville Campus is spread over in more than 11 acres. The most famous building in the campus is iconic castle. This building was billed by the suggestion of governor john peter altgeld.

 The auditorium altgeld hall was designed to function like a ballroom and around 500 people can sit there and the most popular place in campus is east lagoon, altgeld. Many students visit this place.

 

Departments

University has various departments such as:

  • Computer Science
  • Counselling, Adult and Higher Education
  • Economics
  • Educational Technology, Research and Assessment
  • Electrical Engineering
  • English
  • Environmental Studies
  • Family, Consumer and Nutrition Sciences
  • Finance
  • Foreign Languages and Literatures
  • Geography
  • Geology and Environmental Geosciences
  • History
  • Industrial and Systems Engineering
  • Management

 

Teaching standards

The teachers prepare the students to make them learn and lead in the future. They support the students and encourage them towards their goals.


Courses

The university offers graduate, undergraduate and online programs with full faculty support.

  • Accounting Science
  • Business Administration
  • Biological Science
  • Geology
  • History
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Art
  • Philosophy
  • Foreign language
  • Economic
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Audiology
  • Theatre Arts

 

Student facilities

There are more than 400 organizations and clubs for students with recreational sports club and there are many sports facilities like ice hockey, swimming, rugby, volley ball, soccer etc

Students can participate in many events like, performing arts, art exhibitions, musical concert, theatre, dance and many more interesting things. There are dozens of music shows and exhibitions which is really very amazing. Some of the main facilities are:-

  • Leadership Development,
  • Students Involvement,
  • Student Association,
  • Northern Star Students Newspaper,
  • Student Development centre,
  • Honors Programs,

 

 Accommodation

University offers accommodation with many facilities like free Wi-Fi, labs, mail and packages, laundry, television, 8 movies schedules. There are around 5,000 houses for Northern Illinois University students. They provide safe, supportive services where students can live, learn, grow and be a well balanced person.


Alumni

As we all know alumni are the important part of any institution or university and Northern Illinois University has more than 225,000 alumni?s. They motivate and encourage the new generation toward the future. The University takes care of their alumni by offering them benefits services. These benefits help them to find their colleagues and make them to stay connected with their batch mates.   


Scholarships

Northern Illinois University offer various scholarship programs to help the students for completing their studies without any hurdles like financial crisis. They also provide Huskie instalment plan for students.

The various scholarship programs are:  

  • Merit Scholarship
  • Athletic Scholarship
  • Private Scholarship
  • The O? Brien Vrna Scholarship

Students must follow the rules of university before applying for any scholarship program.

 

Courses Offered

Bachelor of Science in Meteorology

Bachelors | Full Time (Minimum of 120 semester hours)

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28-Aug-17, 16-Jan-18

Bachelor of Science in Geology and Environmental Sciences

Bachelors | Full Time (Minimum of 120 semester hours)

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Intake:
28-Aug-17, 16-Jan-18

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering

Bachelors | Full Time (Minimum of 120 semester hours)

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Intake:
28-Aug-17, 16-Jan-18

B.S.Ed. in Physical Education

Bachelors | Full Time (Minimum of 120 semester hours)

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Intake:
28-Aug-17, 16-Jan-18

Bachelor of Arts in Spanish - Translation and Business Spanish Emphasis

Bachelors | Full Time (Minimum of 120 semester hours)

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Intake:
28-Aug-17, 16-Jan-18

Master of Science in Education in Counseling

Masters | Full Time (Minimum of 60 semester hoursĀ )

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Intake:
28-Aug-17, 16-Jan-18
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