The school is known for being a highly selective school. They receive roughly 15,700 applications annually. With regards to the acceptance rate, it tends to be around 48 percent which equals about 7,550 students being accepted to the institution. However, when the term starts, about 1,890 students would have chosen Northern Illinois University as their future school. Based on the institution’s application data, 42% of the applicants were men while 57% were women, however, after receiving the letter of acceptance, only 53 percent of the women decided to study at Northern Illinois University as compared to 46 percent of men who decided to enroll.

Northern Illinois University’s undergraduate application fee is $40. To submit your application to Northern Illinois University, you will need to have these documents: ACT/SAT scores, Completion of college-preparatory program, Secondary school GPA, Secondary school rank, and a Secondary school record. Prospective students should submit their ACT or SAT scores to Northern Illinois University when applying. Usually, an ACT score of 19 - 25 or a 940 - 1,170 SAT score is the range that applicants have greater chances to be accepted. This school also allows submissions of Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

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Student ACT Scores

25th %
75th %



Student SAT Scores

25th %
75th %



First-Year Admission Statistics

Application, Acceptance, Enrollment Statistics from the 2019 Admissions Cycle
Applications
15,693
Male 6,652
Female 9,035

 

Acceptance
7,553
Male 3,126
Female 4,427

 

Enrollment Total
1,893
Male 875
Female 1,018


Acceptance Rate
48.1%
Male
47%
Female
49%

 

Yield
25.1%
Male
28%
Female
23%


Application Fees and Other Information

Application Fees

Undergraduate

$40


Graduate

$60



Credit from AP or Pre-college classes

  • Advanced Placement (AP) credits

    Admission considerations

    Required

    Admission test scores
    Completion of college-preparatory program
    Secondary school GPA
    Secondary school rank
    Secondary school record
    TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)



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