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.
Northern Illinois University (NIU) is a public research university in DeKalb, Illinois. It was founded as Northern Illinois State Normal School in 1895 by Illinois Governor John P. Altgeld to provide the state with 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 approximately 16,000. NIU is one of seven public universities in Illinois that compete in the National Collegiate Athletic Association's, Division I. The athletic teams are known as the Huskies and compete in the Mid-American Conference (MAC).