You play an important role in helping students find the right fit for continuing their education. Whether students are seeking challenging academics, a vibrant campus life or opportunities to serve the community around them by expressing their unique talents and interests, students find Northern Illinois University an engaging place to live and learn. With the resources of a large university and the personalized feel of a small college, NIU offers the best of both worlds.


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Transfer to NIU

  • Transfer Credits and Program Guides - help students make a seamless transition to NIU.
  • Guaranteed Admission Program - create a seamless transition for transfer students from your community college
  • IAI Courses - match Progressive Learning in Undergraduate Studies (PLUS) domains to fulfill general education requirements.

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Office of Admissions
Williston Hall
DeKalb, IL 60115
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