Academic Profile for 2020

Four Year Graduation Rate
25%

Six Year Graduation Rate
49%

Eight Year Graduation Rate
49%

Student to Faculty Ratio
13 to 1

First Year Retention Rate
73%


Distribution of Students per State

for the first-year class of
1,856
students in 2018

(Hover in each state to view details of distribution)

None
1 To 5
6 To 15
16 To 25
26 To 50
51 and Above

Student Race, Ethnicity, and Age Information


Total Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity for the 2018 school year

Students Total
12,788

Total Enrollment by Age for the 2018 school year

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Other Learning Opportunities
Distance learning
Graduate level programs or courses are offered via distance education
Undergraduate level programs or courses are offered via distance education
Special learning
ROTC - Army
Study abroad
Teacher certification (below the postsecondary level)


Accreditation

Institutional

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Agency Period of Accreditation Status
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1915 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Northern Illinois University at Naperville)
06/19/2006 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Northern Illinois University at Rockford)
06/14/1999 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Northern Illinois University at Hoffman Estates)
06/19/2006 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Northern Illinois University at Ivy Hall School)
04/29/2010 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Northern Illinois University at Carl Schurz High School)
01/12/2009 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Northern Illinois University at Moody Bible Institute)
08/28/2006 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Northern Illinois University at Wilbur Wright College)
03/21/2011 - 05/07/2014
Loss of Accreditation or Preaccreditation: Voluntary Withdrawal
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Northern Illinois University at Comm HS District Office 155)
04/29/2010 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Northern Illinois University at Oakton Community College)
11/15/2010 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Northern Illinois University at Elgin Community College)
08/23/1999 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Northern Illinois University at College of DuPage)
05/15/2009 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Northern Illinois University at University Center of Lake County - Grayslake)
01/16/2007 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Northern Illinois University at Joliet Professional Development Alliance)
03/21/2011 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Northern Illinois University at Heartland Community College)
03/21/2011 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Northern Illinois University at Churchill Elementary)
04/29/2010 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Northern Illinois University at Illinois Valley Community College)
11/21/2011 - 07/03/2014
Closed by Institition
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Northern Illinois University at Harper College)
08/28/2006 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Northern Illinois University at Waubonsee Community College)
01/16/2007 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Northern Illinois University at Vernon Hills High School)
06/11/2001 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Northern Illinois University at MUC Oak Brook)
06/14/1999 - 11/09/2012
Closed by Institition
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Northern Illinois University at Deicke Center for Visual Rehab)
01/18/2000 - 11/09/2012
Closed by Institition
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Northern Illinois University at Good Shepherd Hospital)
08/18/2003 - 11/09/2012
Closed by Institition
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Northern Illinois University at Elgin High School)
01/17/2006 - 11/09/2012
Closed by Institition
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Northern Illinois University at Illinois Institute of Technology)
06/19/2006 - 11/09/2012
Closed by Institition
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Northern Illinois University at Alexian Brothers Medical Center)
08/28/2006 - 11/09/2012
Closed by Institition
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Northern Illinois University at Sandoval Elementary)
08/28/2006 - 11/09/2012
Closed by Institition
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Northern Illinois University at Chicago Hope Academy)
06/18/2007 - 11/09/2012
Closed by Institition
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Northern Illinois University at Neil Armstrong Elementary School)
06/18/2007 - 11/09/2012
Closed by Institition
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Northern Illinois University at Provena Mercy Hospital)
08/27/2007 - 11/09/2012
Closed by Institition
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Northern Illinois University at Provena St Joseph Hospital)
08/27/2007 - 11/09/2012
Closed by Institition
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Northern Illinois University at Tech-Cor)
08/27/2007 - 11/09/2012
Closed by Institition
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Northern Illinois University at Deer Path Middle School)
01/12/2009 - 11/09/2012
Closed by Institition
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Northern Illinois University at New Trier High School)
01/12/2009 - 11/09/2012
Closed by Institition
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Northern Illinois University at PALS Coal Valley)
01/12/2009 - 11/09/2012
Closed by Institition
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Northern Illinois University at PALS Rockford)
01/12/2009 - 11/09/2012
Closed by Institition
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Northern Illinois University at PALS Shorewood)
01/12/2009 - 11/09/2012
Closed by Institition
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Northern Illinois University at Harlem High School)
11/20/2009 - 11/09/2012
Closed by Institition
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Northern Illinois University at University Center of Lake County - Waukegan)
04/29/2010 - 11/09/2012
Closed by Institition
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Northern Illinois University at St. Charles North High School)
11/01/2013 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Unity East Jr. High School)
06/19/2006 - 02/10/2014
Loss of Accreditation or Preaccreditation: Voluntary Withdrawal
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Heritage Middle School)
04/29/2010 - 02/10/2014
Loss of Accreditation or Preaccreditation: Voluntary Withdrawal
Specialized

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Agency / Program Period of Accreditation Status
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
[Didactic Program in Dietetics]
12/01/1961 - Current
Accredited
American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education
[Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) - Clinical training programs at the master's, doctoral, and postgraduate levels]
01/31/2003 - 04/15/2013
Agency no longer recognized
American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
[Law (LAW) - Professional schools]
01/01/1978 - Current
Accredited
American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
[Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist]
03/12/1982 - Current
Accredited
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
[Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs]
04/01/1972 - Current
Accredited
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
[School Psychology (SCPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs]
10/30/2009 - Current
Accredited
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
[Audiology (AUD) - Graduate degree programs]
10/22/1973 - 01/08/2003
Loss of Accreditation or Preaccreditation: Voluntary Withdrawal
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
[Clinical doctoral program in Audiology]
01/08/2003 - Current
Accredited
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
[Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs]
10/22/1973 - Current
Accredited
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
[Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels]
04/20/2002 - Current
Accredited
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
[Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels]
04/20/2002 - Current
Accredited
Council on Education for Public Health
[Public Health Programs (PHPG) - Graduate level program offered outside a school of public health]
05/31/1997 - Current
Accredited
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
[Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs]
09/01/1969 - Current
Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
[Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs]
09/01/1980 - Current
Accredited
National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
[Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs]
09/01/1981 - Current
Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
[Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools]
01/01/1954 - Current
Accredited
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