Community College Pathways

The Pathway from ECC to NIU

Earn an associate's degree at Elgin Community College, then cap it off with a bachelor’s degree or certificate from NIU.

The following programs are available at Elgin Community College’s Fox Valley University and Business Center, the NIU Hoffman Estates center, other nearby location and online.

Part-time courses usually meet once each week, during the evenings or weekends or are online.

There are other degrees in the Hoffman Estates areas that you may pursue. View all off-campus undergraduate degrees and graduate degrees.

Contact NIU or ECC for more information
Contact Cathy at (815) 753-5008
ECC Transfer Center (847) 214-7390

The Partnership Advantage

As a partnership student you gain the following advantages:

  • Receive coordinated academic advising for a smooth transition from Elgin Community College to NIU
  • Save money by paying public university tuition rates