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NIU Academic Center Locations

Whether you’re looking to earn your four-year degree, pursue additional or advanced degrees, change careers or earn credentials, NIU has a convenient location to make it possible for you to build your future while balancing your current lifestyle.

With centers throughout northern Illinois, the Chicago area and online, Huskies can call many places their home.

DeKalb

DeKalb

The home of NIU’s main campus, DeKalb offers students a complete traditional university experience. Our 765 acre campus is an eclectic mix of architecture and beautiful natural spaces.

online

Online and Blended

If you’re looking to advance your skills without the commute, NIU offers online and blended undergraduate and graduate programs.

Chciago

Chicago

If you’d like to pursue your MBA within footsteps of our network of thousands of NIU alumni working in Chicago, our center - located in the heart of the Loop - is the place for you.

Hoffman Estates

Hoffman Estates

With more than 80 classes offered each semester, mainly during the evenings and on Saturdays, NIU’s Hoffman Estates center offers full educational resources.

naperville

Naperville

If the western suburbs are your home, then NIU’s Naperville center is conveniently located in your back yard.

Rockford

Rockford

Our Rockford center offers a full suite of services including free parking, technical assistance and state-of-the-art academic classrooms.

Community colleges

Community College Partners

Our partner agreements mean you can start your four-year degree at a community college and seamlessly transition into a Huskie.

University Center

University Center of Lake County

Students in or near Lake County can earn an advanced NIU degree without having to travel far from home.