About Northern Illinois University:

Northern Illinois University is a public institution that was founded in 1895. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 14,079, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 800 acres. Northern Illinois University is located about 65 miles west of Chicago in the city of DeKalb. Graduate students can choose from about 80 master's degrees, including those offered by the colleges of business and law and the highly ranked Division of Public Administration. Undergraduates can choose from about 60 academic majors and participate in the Research Rookies program, which gives freshmen and sophomores a chance to conduct research in their field of study under faculty guidance. Many students at Northern Illinois University choose to study abroad, and the school offers programs for academic credit in about 75 countries. On campus, Northern Illinois students can join more than 200 clubs and about 40 Greek-letter organizations.



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