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The Big Picture: How many students were on campus in Fall 2015

Undergraduate and Graduate Student Total

Total Students 20,130

Undergraduate Snapshot

Undergraduate Student
Demographic Breakdown
Total Undergraduate Students 15,027
 
Gender
Women 7,390 49%
Men 7,637 51%
 
Race/Ethnicity
American Indian / Alaskan Native 23 <1%
Asian 753 5%
African American / Black 2,388 16%
Hispanic 2,310 15%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 19 <1%
White 8,566 57%
Two or More Races 522 3%
International 321 2%
Race/Ethnicity Not Reported 125 1%
Geographic Distribution
(Degree-Seeking)
Where do NIU undergraduates call home?
 
Illinois 95%
Other US States & Territories 3%
Other Countries 2%
Residency Unknown <1%
Undergraduate Age
How old are NIU undergraduates?
Average Age 23
Percent of Undergraduates Age 25 or Older 17%
Percent of Low Income Students
Low Income Students
% of Undergraduate Students Who Are Low Income Students 44%