College Portrait of Undergraduate Education

College Portrait of Undergraduate Education

College Portrait Comparison Results

Cost Comparison for Two Universities
Costs Northern Illinois University
Total Estimated Costs In state Out of state
Tuition $9,466 $18,931
Required fees $4,830 $4,830
Room & board (on campus) $10,766 $10,766
Other expenses (books, transportation, etc.) $4,004 $4,004
Total $29,066 $38,531
Financial Aid
Average annual award of full-time beginning undergrads receiving grants and scholarships $9,800 (90% of undergrads)
Average annual loan of full-time beginning undergrads receiving loans $7,567 (76% of undergrads)
Percent of students that borrow 77%
Average indebtedness at graduation $33,234
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Student Success Comparison for Two Universities
Student Success & Progress Northern Illinois University
Percent of students that returned after 1 year 72%
Percent of students graduated or were still enrolled in a college after 4 years 82%

Student Comparison for Two Universities
Students At: Northern Illinois University
Total students 20,130
Total undergraduates 15,027
Average age of undergraduates 23
Women 7,390 (49%)
Men 7,637 (51%)
Student Residency

Campus Life Comparison for Two Universities
Campus Life Northern Illinois University
Students per faculty 15 to 1
Women faculty 46%
Faculty of color 25%
Undergraduate classes with fewer than 50 students 89%
Percent of new freshmen who live on campus 90%

Applicant Information Comparison for Two Universities
Applicant Information Northern Illinois University
Term Fall 2015
New Student Applications
Northern Illinois University

Comparison Overview

Please note that not all data lends itself well to the simple side-by-side comparison offered on this page. We encourage you to visit the full College Portrait sites for the institutions you are interested in to view all of their information, including student experiences and student learning outcomes.