Learning is action at NIU.
No matter what you study, one thing doesn't change; our focus on your goals remains our top priority.
We provide an engaged learning environment that will prepare you for success in a diverse and global society. Earning an NIU degree will help you learn to collaborate, think critically and communicate effectively.
You can advance your education and your career with a post-secondary degree from NIU. Our Graduate School offers more than 110 areas of study for master's, doctoral and other advanced degrees. The Carnegie Foundation categorizes NIU among “doctoral universities: higher research activity.” Important factors that contribute to the classification are research and development expenditures and the number of doctoral-level degrees granted by our institution.
As the only public law school in the greater Chicago area, the NIU College of Law was founded on a core belief that a high quality, challenging legal education should not be cost prohibitive.
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NIU is home to seven degree-granting colleges and 39 academic departments.
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