De Kalb, IL
location
Public
type
Small
setting
49%
51%
student ratio
37
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
June 1
fall application deadline
75%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • History Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 7
    • Doctoral Degrees 3
    • 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? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Foreign Language Varies, Comp Exam Required, Thesis optional and research seminars
    • Doctoral Degrees Foreign Language Varies, Thesis Required and candidacy exam, dissertation defense, research seminars
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

75% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 33
    • Accepted 25
    • Acceptance Rate 75
    • Enrolled 10
  • 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 GPA of 2.75
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75, graduate 3.2
    • 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, Teaching 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 Students37
    • Female Percentage49%
    • Male Percentage51%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students37
    • Part-time Percentage54%
    • Full-time Percentage46%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino8%
    • Black / African American3%
    • White / Caucasian76%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian8%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown or International Student5%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty20
    • Full-time Percentage90%
    • Part-time Percentage10%
    • Female Percentage40%
    • Male Percentage60%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchHistory of the Carolingian empire, history of early modern Europe, modern Irish history, history of the Ming dynasty
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of History

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Northern Illinois University

De Kalb, IL 60115-2854
United States

Dr. James Schmidt

Chair

Phone: 815-753-6810
Fax: 815-753-6302
Email: jschmidt@niu.edu

Dr. Anne Hanley

Assistant Chair/Director of Graduate Studies

Phone: 815-753-6695
Email: ahanley@niu.edu


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