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You'll need the following:

  • Personal information (social security number, date of birth, address, citizenship information, etc.)
  • High school or university information (school name, dates of attendance, etc.)
  • $40 non-refundable application fee
  • Payment information (credit card or other acceptable payment method)

All supporting documents necessary to process your application must be sent to:

Office of Undergraduate Admissions
Northern Illinois University
1425 West Lincoln Hwy.
DeKalb, IL 60115


Deadlines and requirements

 

Office of Admissions
Williston Hall
DeKalb, IL 60115

Phone: 815-753-0446
Toll-free: 800-892-3050

Email: admissions@niu.edu

Transfer Center: transfercenter@niu.edu

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Campus Safety

NIU provides information regarding campus security, personal and fire safety, including topics such as: crime prevention, emergency response procedures and crime reporting policies, in addition to crime and fire statistics for the most recent three calendar years.

Get more information about campus security safety in the Annual Security Report. Contact the University Police and Public Safety Department at 815-753-9628 to receive a hard copy. To receive a hard copy of the Annual Fire Safety Report contact the Environmental Health & Safety department at 815-753-0404.