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Northern Illinois University

Dekalb, IL

Campus Life Summary

Northern Illinois University is in an urban setting and has 11,411 undergraduate students. Campus housing costs an average of $11,420 a year. Northern Illinois University competes in Club, Intercollegiate, Intramural, NCAA Division I and NCAA Division IA sports.



Housing

Average Housing Cost

$11,420 per year

First-Years in College Housing

87%

Housing Options

  • Apartments For Married Students
  • Apartments For Single Students
  • Coed Housing
  • Fraternity/Sorority Housing
  • Men's Housing
  • Special Housing For Disabled Students
  • Theme Housing
  • Women's Housing


Extracurricular

Sports

The sports programs offered and athletic scholarships available are below.

  • No sports found

Activities

  • Army ROTC
  • Campus Ministries
  • Choral Groups
  • Concert Band
  • Dance
  • Drama/Theater
  • Film
  • International Student Organization
  • Jazz Band
  • Literary Magazine
  • Marching Band
  • Model UN
  • Music Ensembles
  • Musical Theater
  • Opera
  • Pep Band
  • Radio Station
  • Student Government
  • Student Newspaper
  • Symphony Orchestra
  • Television Station
  • Yearbook

Student Body

  • Total Undergrad Students

    11,411

  • Total Graduate Students

    4,220

  • Full-Time Students

    9,927

  • Part-Time Students

    1,498

Race and Ethnicity

  • Black or African American

    21%

  • Asian

    7%

  • Hispanic or Latino

    24%

  • Multiracial

    2%

  • Native American

    Less than 1%

  • Pacific Islander

    Less than 1%

  • Unknown

    1%

  • White

    44%

  • International (Non-Citizen)

    1%

Student Primary Residence

  • Out-of-State

    5%



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