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At NIU, you can build an educational experience that is all your own. With a wide variety of academic programs, 320 student organizations and many opportunities for hands-on learning, we offer you the resources that only a large university can.

Yet, much like a small college, you’ll receive personal attention and guidance from faculty, advisors and staff to help you along the way. We’re dedicated to helping you achieve success because your future is our focus.

Learn more by contacting us

Office of Admissions 
Williston Hall 
DeKalb, IL 60115 
815-753-0446 
800-892-3050 
admissions@niu.edu

Upcoming Events

Fall Open House

The best way to get to know NIU is to visit! Through our open houses you can learn about our majors and minors, check out our hands-on learning...

11/12, 9 AM
Transfer Open House

Plan to join us to learn about transferring to NIU. Meet with transfer counselors, tour our residence halls, receive an on-the-spot decision and more!

2/15/2019, 9 AM
Transfer Open House

Plan to join us to learn about transferring to NIU. Meet with transfer counselors, tour our residence halls, receive an on-the-spot decision and more!

3/1/2019, 9 AM
Spring Open House

The best way to get to know NIU is to visit! Through our open houses you can learn about our majors and minors, check out our hands-on learning...

4/19/2019, 9 AM
Summer Open House

The best way to get to know NIU is to visit! Through our open houses you can learn about our majors and minors, check out our hands-on learning...

7/19/2019, 9 AM

Recent Events

Fall Open House

10/8/2018

Open House

3/30/2018

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