Welcome to Northern Illinois University

An NIU degree can take you anywhere. With high quality academic programs taught by dedicated professors, we're focused on your future success. You'll gain the skills to innovate, change lives and make a difference in the world.

Wherever you're at in your education, we'll help you join the NIU community. If you're looking for a flexible option, explore our online degrees and certificates.

High School Students

You're finishing high school and planning your next steps. Come see why NIU is the right fit for you. Plan a visit, learn about life on campus and find resources for first-year students.

Transfer Students

Already have some college experience? You'll be at home at NIU. Most of our students have credits from other schools. Learn how we can make your transfer admission process a smooth one.

Support and Information

Depending on your life situation, you might need some extra support on your academic journey. We have the flexible programs you need, as well as resources to help you succeed.

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Contact Us

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