Students choose NIU each year for the outstanding academic programs and faculty, exciting campus life opportunities, dynamic career preparation, and affordability. Northern offers a location in the middle of one of the world's most dynamic employment markets with a vast network of alumni who actively recruit fellow graduates.

Military Student Services has developed a Transition Handbook to assist you in your journey at NIU.  Please click here to view the thirty page PDF document. 

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Information regarding Undergraduate Admissions:

  • Prospective Students
  • Transfer Students
  • Reentering Students

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Information regarding Graduate and Law Admissions:

  • Graduate School
  • Law School
  • Student-at-Large