Dekalb, IL
Northern Illinois University


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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.

Alexis
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Great campus and I was able to meet a lot of friends during my time here. The campus is beautiful especially during the summe...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Great campus and I was able to meet a lot of friends during my time here. The campus is beautiful especially during the summer. I don’t regret coming here. NIU has prepared me for what I needed to do and because of how well I was prepped, I have decided to attend grad school.

Jazlyn
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Overall, Northern Illinois University is a good school all round. Meaning, that academically NIU is a good school. Professors...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Overall, Northern Illinois University is a good school all round. Meaning, that academically NIU is a good school. Professors are always looking out to help students, they always answer emails, and they have regular office hours. Plus, academic advising is offered to all students with or without a major. NIU also offers many extracurricular clubs and sports. They have clubs that organize schools events, they have sports clubs, and they have many other clubs. Plus, Greek life is very important , and the Greeks are always looking to education others on Greek Life. Finally, NIU host many fun events for students such as homecoming.

Maria
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Northern Illinois University is strongly dedicated to the future success of its students. The university provides many resour...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Northern Illinois University is strongly dedicated to the future success of its students. The university provides many resources to help students grow as scholars and individuals inside and outside the classroom. From my own experience, I can state that professors are well-qualified and passionate about the subjects they teach. They challenge students to understand not only the class material, but also to connect the information they learn to society, culture, current events, politics, etc. NIU offers many opportunities and resources for students' career development paths, including internship/job fairs, networking events, career counseling, and resume reviews. NIU also offers many different majors, minors, and certificates which all give incoming students a chance to explore their interests and find the right program for them. NIU strongly advocates for student involvement whether it be fraternities, sororities, sports, musical ensembles, or student governmental boards to name a few of the hundred student groups on campus. NIU is not perfect, but I would still recommend it to any incoming student.

Taylor
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I feel that NIU is a great place to get an education. You can learn a lot inside and outside of the classroom. There are many...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I feel that NIU is a great place to get an education. You can learn a lot inside and outside of the classroom. There are many opportunities here for clubs, internships, and on campus jobs. If you really are serious about getting involved it is pretty easy to do once you find a group of people you share interest with. There are many clubs to join and many events to attend to see all the clubs on campus.

Melissa
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Miranda
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NIU is a good school if you are looking for a mainly commuter school and something cheap. They hand out scholarships and gran...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

NIU is a good school if you are looking for a mainly commuter school and something cheap. They hand out scholarships and grants like they're candy. (which is probably why they're broke.) Every professor I have had has been awesome. Very accessible and you can tell they know what they're doing. Overall academics are fine at NIU. Campus life is non-existent. Feeling like you belong is rare. Most people just feel like another tuition check unless you're an athlete or in greek. I would say if you're wanting a school where it's like home and you feel like you're not just a number, don't go here. It's also very fast paced and unrelaxed.

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

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