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College Deliberately: Northern Illinois University

Northern Illinois University is a large, public, four-year University that emphasizes research, culture and career located in a suburb of Dekalb, IL. It is known for Business Administration and Management, Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse and Accounting.

Northern Illinois University

place 1425 W. Lincoln Hwy., Dekalb, IL 60115-2828
phone Phone: (800) 892-3050
web Web: http://www.niu.edu/
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Accreditation

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Institution Accreditation Agency Status First Accredited Next Review
Northern Illinois University Higher Learning Commission Accredited 1915-01-01 2024-08-31
The complete list of accredited programs and locations for Northern Illinois University is available for members.
Accreditors certify that the institution upholds high academic standards, and acts with integrity towards its students. Most institutions are reviewed on a 10-year cycle, with follow-up reviews at the 5-year mark.
See About Accreditation for more information, as well as links to the US Department of Education, which should verify the same info. If the institution’s accreditation standing is in doubt, it is listed here as a ‘note’ or ‘review.’

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Top and bottom 5 key words or phrases for Northern Illinois University. Postive values are words or phrases that appear in the web pages of Northern Illinois University and not in the web pages of peer institutions. Negative values appear in the web pages of peer institutions and not in the web page of Northern Illinois University.
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Student Centeredness

2.3 of 10
The extent to which the institution’s website emphasizes students, as opposed to research, athletics or other pursuits, compared with peer institutions.

Student Services

Students with disabilities:
5% of students registered with learning or other disabilty.
‘Disability’ can include blindness or visual impairment that cannot be corrected by wearing glasses; hearing impairment (e.g., deaf or hard of hearing); orthopedic or mobility impairment; speech or language impairment; learning, mental, emotional, or psychiatric condition (e.g., serious learning disability, depression, ADD, or ADHD); or other health impairment or problem.

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Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship
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Doctor’s degree – professional practice
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Northern Illinois University is in NCAA Division I-Football Bowl Subdivision. The largest three sports are:
Sport Total Athletes
Football Men’s 108
Baseball Men’s 34
Wrestling Men’s 33

The complete list of sports at Northern Illinois University is available for members.

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Tuition for Northern Illinois University is in the 29.9 percentile of all colleges and universities, which we classify as affordable.
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We aim to provide you with the resources to properly evaluate a college or university. One way to do that is to watch how that college or university is discussed by others. Here, we provide overviews of that: how Northern Illinois University is discussed on reddit and twitter.
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/r/NIU is the subreddit for Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, IL. We welcome submissions with content related to NIU and the greater DeKalb area. This subreddit is not affiliated with NIU and it does not represent the university in any way. Have an idea/compliment/complaint for the moderators? Please message us through modmail!
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Sentiment for tweets that say ‘Northern Illinois University’ or an alias (see above). Twitter limits its API to the previous 7 days or 18,000 tweets. This chart shows the average daily sentiment of tweets containing Northern Illinois University within those restrictions.
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Sentiment for tweets from an area 1mi around Northern Illinois University. Twitter limits its API to the previous 7 days or 18,000 tweets. This chart shows the average daily sentiment for tweets from around Northern Illinois University within those restrictions. The chart will update as we get access to twitter’s full API.
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