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Northern Illinois University

Northern Illinois University is a public D1 university located in Dekalb, Illinois. The tuition to attend is is $12,976 for in state students and is $22,072 for out of state students. The average net cost to attend Northern Illinois University is $19,624 and 56% of students get in. There are roughly 15,782 students that attend Northern Illinois University.

More information on Northern Illinois University can be found by going to their academics page or their admissions page.

You can contact the Men's Wrestling Head Coach Ryan Ludwig at (815) 753-9478 rludwig@niu.edu or by filling out the recruitment questionnaire.


Northern Illinois University (NIU) is a public research university in DeKalb, Illinois, United States, with satellite centers in Chicago, Hoffman Estates, Naperville, Rockford, and Oregon. It was founded as Northern Illinois State Normal School on May 22, 1895, by Illinois Governor John P. Altgeld as part of an expansion of the state's system for producing college-educated teachers. Lisa Freeman was named the university's acting president in July 2017, the first woman to hold that position.The university is composed of seven degree-granting colleges and has a student body of 25,000 with over 240,000 alumni. Many of NIU's programs are nationally accredited for meeting high standards of academic quality, including business, engineering, nursing, visual and performing arts, and all teacher certification programs. NIU is one of only two public universities in Illinois that compete in the National Collegiate Athletic Association at the highest levels of all sports, Division I. The university's athletic teams are known as the Huskies and compete in the Mid-American Conference (MAC).