NIU at University Center at McHenry County College

Beginning Fall 2024, you can earn an NIU degree at the University Center at McHenry County College in Woodstock. You'll have onsite and convenient access to expert faculty, dedicated support resources and services, and a state-of-the-art learning environment — right in your own backyard!

Available programs of study: 

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Admission Requirements

In order to pursue your NIU degree at the University Center at McHenry County College, you need to:

  • Meet our admission requirements.
  • Hold an A.A. or A.S. degree.
  • Complete prerequisite courses with grades of C or better.

In order to meet our graduation requirements, you'll need to complete a minimum of 120 credit hours. You'll also need to meet general education requirements, which are fulfilled by an A.A. or A.S. degree from an Illinois community college.


Our advisors will support you as you pursue your NIU degree at University Center at McHenry County College. They visit the MCC campus regularly and are also available by phone and email. You should contact an advisor every semester before you register for classes. They will help you plan your schedule and stay on track to graduate. Learn how to search and register for classes.

Financial Aid

Completing your NIU bachelor's degree at the University Center at McHenry County College can save you money - you may also be eligible for financial aid to help lower your costs.

Your financial aid options depend on if you're enrolled full or part time. Our Financial Aid and Scholarship Office can help you determine if grants, scholarships, loans and/or work-study are right for you.

Important Dates

More important dates can be found in the undergraduate catalog.

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Apply to NIU

Our Fall 2024 application for transfer students is open, and it's free to apply.

Admitted Students

Have you been admitted for Fall 2024? Congratulations! Follow our next steps for off-campus and online admitted students.

Contact NIU

Setup an appointment to discuss your program of interest with an NIU Admissions counselor by emailing or you can schedule a virtual admissions appointment.

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