GRE: You will need to take the GRE. You can learn more about the GRE at www.ets.org. The sociology program at NIU prefers applicants with a minimum of 150 (450 on the old scoring system) on the verbal and 148 (600 on the old system) on the quantitative sections of the GRE.
GPA: The Graduate School at NIU requires at least a 2.75 undergraduate GPA for admission; we prefer applicants with a 3.0 GPA.
NIU Graduate School Requirements
A complete graduate application includes
Payment of the $40 application fee
Official transcripts from all institutions of higher learning attended