|Fall 2014 (Semester begins August, 2014)||Deadline: August 1, 2014|
|Spring 2015 (Semester begins January, 2015)||Deadline: December 1, 2014|
*Current high school students typically apply to begin in the fall.
|High School GPA (middle 50%):||2.85 – 3.47 (based on a 4.00 scale)|
|Rank in class (middle 50%):||50 – 78 percentile|
|ACT composite score (middle 50%):||20 – 25|
|Mathematics||3 years (algebra, geometry, algebra II, trigonometry or higher)|
|Science||3 years (at least one year lab science)|
|Social Studies||3 years (at least one must be US History or US Government)|
|Foreign Language, Art, or Music.||2 years|
Up to one year of required coursework in Science, Social Studies, Foreign Language, Art, or Music can
be distributed in any of the five subject areas listed above.
|Submit your Admission Application along with your $40 Application Fee.
An NIU Application Fee Waiver form (pdf) may be considered if you are currently enrolled in high school.
|Official High School Transcript (sent to NIU by your high school)
(If you earned a GED, then an official GED score report is required)
|Official ACT or SAT Scores|
|Personal Statement: If your high school credentials are below the profile listed above, you are encouraged to submit a personal statement focusing on areas such as leadership experiences, expected contributions to the NIU community, and any personal experiences in overcoming adversity.|