Northern Illinois University

public university Estd 1895
DeKalb, Illinois, USA
Northern Illinois University

Northern Illinois University is a public research university. The university was established in 1895 as Northern Illinois State Normal School by Illinois Governor John P Altgeld as a part of the expansion of the state’s system for producing college educated teachers. The university comprises 7 degree-granting colleges. The university and its colleges have institutional membership or other affiliations in or with the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, American Council on Education, Association of State Colleges and Universities, Council of Graduate Schools, and Universities Research Association.

The university’s main campus is located in Dekalb, 765-acre campus is an eclectic mix of architecture and beautiful natural spaces. It offers students complete traditional university experience. The university also has satellite centers in Chicago, Rockford, Hoffman Estates and Naperville.

The university’s programs are nationally accredited for meeting high standards of academic quality, comprising teacher certification, business, visual and performing arts engineering, nursing programs. The options at NIU are more than plentiful, with 100-plus courses of study. It also maintains the College of Law. The university is a member of the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities. The university is diversifying its programs in Accelerator Technology. The university is recognized as a high-level research institute of higher education, based on the academic and research program by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The university is categorized as ‘RU/H: Research Universities (high research activity)’, by the Carnegie Foundation.

The university’s School of Theatre and Dance has an association with the Moscow Art Theatre School. The graduate students attend a month’s training in Moscow, whereas the undergraduate students participate in a semester-long program. The university’s Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management hosts several programs to enrich students living and learning on the campus. The University’s College of Visual and Performing Arts organizes and hosts many dance productions, art exhibitions, theatrical productions, and music concerts.

The university is amongst the only 3 public universities in Illinois that participate and compete in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) at the highest levels of all sports, Division I in the Mid-American Conference. The university caters to the Counseling and Consultation Centre that provides support to students in cultural, academic, social, and emotional development through education, counseling, training, assessment, consultation, crisis response, and outreach services.

The university’s Campus Life Building caters to the student environment and leadership development, campus activities board, the student association, career services, the northern star student newspaper, the counseling, and student development center and the Honors program. The university has more than 300 student organizations, comprising recreational sports clubs dedicated to ice hockey, lacrosse, swimming, volleyball, and rugby.

 

Master of Science in Computer Science
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : Accepted, IELTS : 6.5
  • Fees - INR 11.4 Lakh

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Master of Science in Management Information Systems
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : Accepted, IELTS : 6.5
  • Fees - INR 13.1 Lakh

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Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : Accepted, IELTS : 6.5
  • Fees - INR 12.6 Lakh

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Global MBA
  • Duration - 12 Months
  • Exams Accepted - GMAT : Accepted, IELTS : 6.5
  • Fees - INR 39.2 Lakh

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Master of Science in Electrical Engineering
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : Accepted, IELTS : 6.5
  • Fees - INR 11.9 Lakh

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B.S. in Computer Science
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 13.9 Lakh

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Master of Science in Industrial and Systems engineering
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : Accepted, IELTS : 6.5
  • Fees - INR 11.2 Lakh

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Master of Arts in Economics
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : Accepted, IELTS : 6.5
  • Fees - INR 10.6 Lakh

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Master of Science in Financial Risk Management
  • Duration - 1 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GMAT : Accepted, GRE : Accepted
  • Fees - INR 22 Lakh

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Master of Science in Chemistry
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : Accepted, IELTS : 6.5
  • Fees - INR 10.6 Lakh

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B.S. in Mechanical Engineering
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 13.9 Lakh

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Master of Fine Arts in Art
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6.5, TOEFL : 80
  • Fees - INR 15 Lakh

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Master of Arts in Psychology
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : Accepted, IELTS : 6.5
  • Fees - INR 10.6 Lakh

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Master of Science in Taxation
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GMAT : Accepted, IELTS : 6.5
  • Fees - INR 14.7 Lakh

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B.S. in Business Administration
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 13.9 Lakh

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Master of Arts in Communication Studies
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6.5, TOEFL : 80
  • Fees - INR 13.1 Lakh

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B.S. in Biological Sciences
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 13.9 Lakh

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Master of Public Administration
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6.5, TOEFL : 80
  • Fees - INR 15 Lakh

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Master of Science in Biological Sciences
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : Accepted, IELTS : 6.5
  • Fees - INR 10.6 Lakh

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B.S. in Journalism
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 13.9 Lakh

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Entry Criteria

CoursesExams
MS - 7 CoursesGRE - Accepted
IELTS - 6.5 & Above
TOEFL - 80 & Above
MIM - 3 CoursesGRE - Accepted
IELTS - 6.5 & Above
TOEFL - 80 & Above
BBA - 1 CourseIELTS - 6 & Above
TOEFL - 71 & Above
BSc - 1 CourseIELTS - 6 & Above
TOEFL - 71 & Above
MA - 2 CoursesGRE - Accepted
IELTS - 6.5 & Above
TOEFL - 80 & Above
BE/Btech - 2 CoursesIELTS - 6 & Above
TOEFL - 71 & Above
MBA - 1 CourseGMAT - Accepted
IELTS - 6.5 & Above
TOEFL - 80 & Above
Other Courses - 3 CoursesIELTS - 6-6.5
TOEFL - 71-80
GRE - Accepted

Admission Requirement

Application feesNo Fees

Approximate Fees

CoursesDurationTuition Fees
MS - 7 Courses18 - 24 MonthsINR 10.6L - 13.1L
USD 14,502 - 17,902
MIM - 3 Courses1 - 2 YearsINR 10.6L - 22L
USD 14,502 - 30,073
BBA - 1 Course4 YearsINR 13.9L
USD 18,931
BSc - 1 Course4 YearsINR 13.9L
USD 18,931
MA - 2 Courses1.5 - 2 YearsINR 13.1L - 15L
USD 17,914 - 20,473
BE/Btech - 2 Courses4 YearsINR 13.9L
USD 18,931
MBA - 1 Course12 MonthsINR 39.2L
USD 53,550
Other Courses - 3 Courses1.5 - 4 YearsINR 10.6L - 15L
USD 14,502 - 20,473
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