International Undergraduate Admissions


Hundreds of international students from around the world call NIU home. We hope you, too, will become part of the NIU Huskie family.

Discover NIU

Within NIU's seven colleges, you have your choice of over one hundred courses of study. We offer 56 majors with 90 emphases, 73 minors and seven pre-professional programs.

First you will need to determine if you are an international student. Incoming freshman and transfer international students have different academic and documentation requirements.

NIU offers life-changing opportunities through internships, research, student organizations and more. NIU is nationally ranked, and our faculty and staff are focused on helping you achieve personal, academic and career success.

Contact Us

All supporting documents necessary to process your application must be sent to:

International Admissions
Northern Illinois University
1425 West Lincoln Highway
DeKalb, IL 60115

Phone:  815-753-8276