Graduate Admissions Overview

Getting started on your graduate journey at NIU is a straightforward and rewarding process: 

  1. Explore Programs: Browse our diverse range of graduate programs to find the one that aligns with your career goals and interests. 
  2. Review Admission Requirements: Familiarize yourself with the specific admission requirements for your chosen program. This may include academic transcripts, letters of recommendation, and standardized test scores. 
  3. Submit Your Application: Complete and submit your application through our user-friendly online portal. Be sure to adhere to the application deadlines for the term you wish to enroll. 
  4. Financial Support: Discover various financial aid options, scholarships, and assistantships available to support your academic journey. 
  5. Connect with Us: Have questions or need guidance? Our dedicated admissions team is here to assist you. Reach out for personalized support throughout the application process. 

Join us at Northern Illinois University's Graduate School and embark on a transformative educational experience. Your future begins here. 

Apply today and unlock a world of opportunities! 

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The Graduate School
Williston Hall 100


Northern Illinois University
1425 West Lincoln Hwy
DeKalb, IL 60115

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Hours: M-F, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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