Community Colleges and University Centers

Community College Partners

Our community college partner agreements mean you can start your four-year degree at a community college near you and seamlessly transition to NIU before you graduate. See our articulation tables by community college.

Guaranteed Admission Program (GAP)

if you currently attend a participating community college, the Guaranteed Admission Program makes it possible for you to be admitted to NIU. See our list of community colleges with GAP agreements.

Reverse Transfer Credit Policy

Reverse Transfer is a program designed for students who transferred from any Illinois community college to NIU without earning their associate's degree. Credits successfully completed at NIU may be transferred back to the community college and used to fulfill the remaining requirements for their associate's degree. Learn more > 

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