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Find out more about the characteristics of students who attend NIU.
See how many students applied, accepted, and enrolled at NIU. Learn more about students’ high school preparation and test scores.
Learn about costs to attend NIU and how much financial aid is typically awarded.
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Learn more about professors, where students live, and campus safety at NIU.
Discover ways to be actively involved in your education at NIU – inside and outside the classroom.
See which majors are most popular at NIU and what recent graduates plan to do after earning their bachelor's degree.
Discover how many students who start at NIU finish their bachelor's degree and how long it takes.
Figure out what learning gains to expect in critical thinking, writing, and other important subjects at NIU.
|Test Scores of Enrolled New Freshmen||ACT|
|Composite||19 - 25|
|High School Background of Enrolled New Freshmen|
|Percent in top 25% of High School Graduating Class||33%|
|Percent in top 50% of High School Graduating Class||70%|
|Percent of new freshmen reporting High School Rank||83%|
|Average High School GPA (4-point scale)||3.13|
|Percent of new freshmen reporting High School GPA||96%|