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Northern Illinois University

Northern Illinois University is a public D1 university located in Dekalb, Illinois. The tuition to attend is $14,610 and is the same for both in state and out of state students The average net cost to attend Northern Illinois University is $18,259 and 48% 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. 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. In addition to the main campus in DeKalb, it has satellite centers in Chicago, Naperville, Rockford, and Oregon, Illinois. The university is composed of seven degree-granting colleges and has a student body of 25,000 with over 240,000 alumni. 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).