College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Northern Illinois University

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Northern Illinois University

De Kalb, IL
location
Public
type
Small
setting
46%
54%
student ratio
948
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
June 1
fall application deadline
47%
acceptance rate
19 Departments and Programs
departments and programs

Departments & Programs


Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
      Master of Public Administration (MPA)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 328
    • Doctoral Degrees 67
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required and Thesis Required for some
    • Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required and candidacy exam, dissertation defense
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

47% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 1,301
    • Accepted 616
    • Acceptance Rate 47
    • Enrolled 224
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $40
    • Application Fee - International $40
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline June 1st May 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 1st October 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75, 3.2 graduate
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students948
    • Female Percentage46%
    • Male Percentage54%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students948
    • Part-time Percentage38%
    • Full-time Percentage62%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino6%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian57%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian6%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown or International Student30%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty378
    • Full-time Percentage90%
    • Part-time Percentage10%
    • Female Percentage28%
    • Male Percentage72%

Location & Contact

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Northern Illinois University

De Kalb, IL 60115-2854
United States

Dr. Judy Ledgerwood

Acting Dean

Phone: 815-753-1061
Fax: 815-753-7950
Email: mccord@niu.edu

Graduate School Office

Phone: 815-753-0395
Email: gradsch@niu.edu

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