First-year Students

Whether you're seeking challenging academics, a vibrant campus life or opportunities to apply your knowledge in real-world settings, you'll find Northern Illinois University is an engaging place to live and learn. An NIU education is nationally-recognized in quality, nationally-ranked in value and aimed at providing you with personal, career and life success.

Through internships, undergraduate research opportunities, study abroad possibilities, 320 student organizations, on-campus jobs and more, the faculty and staff of NIU work hard to provide you with life-changing opportunities.

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Diamond Williams

Inside the classrooms at NIU, I feel that the professors care about not only professional and academic growth, but also my personal growth.

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Office of Admissions
Williston Hall
DeKalb, IL 60115
815-753-0446
800-892-3050
admissions@niu.edu
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