No matter what you study here, NIU will make the difference in your future. Become a Huskie and thrive. You’ll conduct research with and learn from our caring faculty, and you’ll gain the work experience you need to get the job of your dreams. Learn more about how we unleash the potential of everyone who joins our pack.

Your Potential is Limitless.

Our graduates started where you are right now. Today they’re living their dreams and exceeding their own expectations, contributing to the world in ways they never imagined. Get inspired by the accomplishments of some of our outstanding alumni.


NIU graduates employed within one year
Source: 2016 NIU Alumni Survey


NIU alumni living and working in 150 countries
Source: 2016 NIU Alumni Survey


Median early career salary for NIU graduates

Success After Graduation.

Internships. One-on-one career counseling. Career fairs. Take it to the bank: You'll leave NIU confident in your career readiness – and equipped for success as you enter the workforce.

Career Fair

Our Faculty Focus on You.

Our professors inspire excellence in – and out – of the classroom. They connect you to the real world. They are recognized nationally and internationally for their research, scholarship or artistry. And they are in your corner as you work with them to achieve your goals.

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