Northern Illinois University

Northern Illinois University is one of the twelve public 4-year colleges in Illinois. The campus is located in a suburb, in Dekalb.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 18,045 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 1,852 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 1,352 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 73%). Every year 45% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Northern Illinois University’s in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $9,465, and fees were $4,885. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $18,931 and $4,885 respectively.