NIU’s main campus is located in DeKalb, Illinois, a community with small-town charm and plentiful resources. But our reach extends far beyond northern Illinois, thanks to a wide array of regional and online programming.


With a diverse range of programs, NIU is your gateway to an exceptional education in a variety of fields. We offer select classes and degree programs in convenient cohort formats online or at community colleges and university centers near you, making an affordable education both accessible and achievable.

Ready to continue your education? We understand the demands today's professionals face. That's why our courses are designed to fit your busy schedule. Whether you need flexibility for on-campus or online learning, we've got you covered. You also can enhance your skills with our certificates, endorsements and credentials, giving you a competitive edge in your chosen field.

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