We invite you to apply to NIU! Follow these steps to apply.
The application deadline for fall 2021 is August 1, 2021.
You'll need to apply earlier if you're:
Your admission requirements and supporting documents depend on what type of student you are:
If you'll be pursuing a degree at NIU, take some time to explore our undergraduate degree programs. You'll be sure to find the perfect fit for you.
You’ll begin by creating an account in our system. You will then:
Once we receive your application and any required documents, it usually takes us about two weeks to make an admission decision. Be sure to check the status of your application to see if anything is missing. Submit any missing items as soon as possible.
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