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College Deliberately: Northern Illinois University

Northern Illinois University is a large, public, four or more years University that emphasizes research, culture and career located in a suburb of Dekalb, IL. It is known for Business Administration and Management, General, 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
No alternative names found

Accreditation

The following information is gathered from a variety of public sources, and is updated annually. The user is advised to visit the accreditor’s site (linked where available) to verify accreditation status before making any decisions.
AgencyType / Program
Campus StatusInitial Accreditation date
Northern Illinois UniversityArt and Design (ART) – Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
Not recognized by the USDE*
ProgramAccredited1969
Northern Illinois UniversityAudiology (AUD) – Graduate degree programs
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Not recognized by the USDE*
ProgramAccredited1973
Northern Illinois UniversityMusic (MUS) – Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
Not recognized by the USDE*
ProgramAccredited1980
Northern Illinois UniversityTheatre (THEA) – Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
Not recognized by the USDE*
ProgramAccredited1981
Northern Illinois University at MUC Oak BrookInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited1999
Northern Illinois University at Deicke Center for Visual RehabInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2000
Northern Illinois UniversityMarriage and Family Therapy (MFT) – Clinical training programs at the master’s, doctoral, and postgraduate levels
American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education
Not recognized by the USDE*
ProgramAccredited2003
Northern Illinois University at Good Shepherd HospitalInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2003
Northern Illinois University at Elgin High SchoolInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2006
Northern Illinois University at Illinois Institute of TechnologyInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2006
Unity East Jr. High SchoolInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2006
Northern Illinois University at Sandoval ElementaryInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2006
Northern Illinois University at Alexian Brothers Medical CenterInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2006
Northern Illinois University at Chicago Hope AcademyInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2007
Northern Illinois University at Neil Armstrong Elementary SchoolInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2007
Northern Illinois University at Provena Mercy HospitalInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2007
Northern Illinois University at Provena St Joseph HospitalInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2007
Northern Illinois University at Tech-CorInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2007
Northern Illinois University at PALS ShorewoodInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2009
Northern Illinois University at PALS RockfordInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2009
Northern Illinois University at New Trier High SchoolInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2009
Northern Illinois University at PALS Coal ValleyInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2009
Northern Illinois University at Deer Path Middle SchoolInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2009
Northern Illinois University at Harlem High SchoolInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2009
Northern Illinois University at Comm HS District Office 155Institutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2010
Heritage Middle SchoolInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2010
Northern Illinois University at University Center of Lake County – WaukeganInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2010
Kishwaukee CollegeInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2010
Northern Illinois University at Wilbur Wright CollegeInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2011
Northern Illinois University at Illinois Valley Community CollegeInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2011
NavistarInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2012
Central School Glencoe District 35Institutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2012
Mackaben Elementary SchoolInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2016
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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88
Bachelor’s degree
62
Master’s degree
20
Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship
4
Doctor’s degree – professional practice

sportSports

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

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