Dekalb, IL
Northern Illinois University


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Recent Reviews

Alyssa
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Northern Illinois University was a nice school to visit. I plan on going there in the fall of 2020 and study political scienc...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Northern Illinois University was a nice school to visit. I plan on going there in the fall of 2020 and study political science. When I went for a college visit, it was really nice and the people were very welcoming which is why I knew that NIU was the place for me. I am truly excited about going there in the fall.

Caleb
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I really like it here and I've found a home at this school. I'm really glad I applied and I'm enjoying the life I've made sin...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I really like it here and I've found a home at this school. I'm really glad I applied and I'm enjoying the life I've made since I enrolled. I've met so many new people through the living learning community I'm in, through my job at the recreation center and through my music classes. Everyone here is so accepting and supportive and I would definitely recommend this school to others because it's a great campus with great opportunities, students, and staff.

Alejandra
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I felt at home at the school. The opportunities allowed there were inspiring. There were many shops in the areas. There was a...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I felt at home at the school. The opportunities allowed there were inspiring. There were many shops in the areas. There was a lot of opportunity for people undecided. The chance program was amazing to give rejected people another chance. The community there was very compatible. They gave groups for Latinos and Black people

Bria
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It’s a good school but could stand a few improvements. For one the dinning hall food is awful and the menu needs a complete r...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

It’s a good school but could stand a few improvements. For one the dinning hall food is awful and the menu needs a complete revamp. They also need better hours because they close around 8pm and on weekends and I work till 9pm most days so I spent a good portion of money on fast food due to crappy unavailable dining hall food. On top of that we still have to pay for a meal plan even if we never use the dining hall so I’m essentially buying food 3x. Once from the meal plan, 2nd from fast food restaurants and third from whatever little snacks I can fit in my mini fridge shared by my other roommate. Also they should have a better variety of restaurants around campus because eating the same thing is annoying.

Connor
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The overall feel of the university is good. I enjoy that it is far enough away from home that I don't feel like I'm too far a...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

The overall feel of the university is good. I enjoy that it is far enough away from home that I don't feel like I'm too far away. My professors are easy to talk to and also keep office hours if you need help for some reason.

Natalie
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I think that Northern Illinois University is a great school. I may be just a visitor now, but I cannot wait to become a stude...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I think that Northern Illinois University is a great school. I may be just a visitor now, but I cannot wait to become a student next fall. I know I am looking forward to furthering my education and all the experiences that come with attending college. Northern Illinois University seemed like the best school for me with all the reviews I have read about and the people I have talked to that already attend. I have attended their D1 hockey games and I am nothing less than impressed with the level of energy the players as well as the students bring to the rink. I have also had the privilege to spend a couple of weekends in a dorm room. The buildings and rooms are nice, they don't have dorm rooms where you have no space to move around. Northern Illinois University has by far exceeded my expectations and makes me excited for college.

Nyah
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I feel like NIU is a very diverse campus, and that is something that I was looking for when I was picking my college. I also ...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I feel like NIU is a very diverse campus, and that is something that I was looking for when I was picking my college. I also like how there are tons of things to do to get involved, and by getting involved it allows students to get to know more about their campus, and the people on it. I am really glad that I chose to go here and I wouldn't pick another school.

Joi
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Northern teaches you to be independent while still being able to interact with others and have fun. It teaches you to learn t...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Northern teaches you to be independent while still being able to interact with others and have fun. It teaches you to learn to reach out when you are struggling and to not be afraid to take the initiative on learning. For people who are scared of this new adventure in life, Northern got you! HUSKIES

Shantez
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I feel my school does a lot to help students succeed especially if you're involved in extracurricular activities. There is al...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I feel my school does a lot to help students succeed especially if you're involved in extracurricular activities. There is always something to do weather it be a forum, initiative, or party. I also feel my university is upgrading a lot of buildings and classroom environments to better serve the student body. I do believe one thing that can be improved is the presence of minority professors and tutors. We can do more to represent our minority students.

shireen
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Great university for any field especially business and accounting. The professors are nice and so helpful. The university enc...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Great university for any field especially business and accounting. The professors are nice and so helpful. The university encourages all students and make them confident to do something in their lives. I always wanted to go to northern Illinois university and many of the people graduated from this university have achieved their goals and were successful in their lives.

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  • Enrollment
  • 14,079
  • Tuition & Fees
  • $14,053
  • Acceptance rate
  • 52%

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