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Admissions

NIU will take your education - and your career - to the next level. Whether you're working on a bachelor's degree or pursuing graduate studies, we'll give you the personalized guidance you need to succeed.  

With our wide range of undergraduate majors, you'll be sure to find the perfect program for you. We also offer more than 80 graduate programs, as well as the Juris Doctor degree in our College of Law.

If you're an international student, you'll follow certain steps to apply as an undergraduate. If you're pursuing an advanced degree, you'll apply through the Graduate School.

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Graduate School Admissions

For students seeking an advanced degree (bachelor's degree required).

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College of Law Admissions

For students seeking a Juris Doctor degree.

International Undergraduate Admissions

For international students who wish to pursue an undergraduate degree at NIU. International graduate students should apply through the Graduate School.

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