50-50 Profile: Northern Illinois University

Nothern Illinois University

Northern Illinois University -Public
De Kalb, Illinois
21,869 (16,552 undergraduates)
DIY CR Ref: Does College Size Matter?
2012, 2013

50-50 Facts
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2013-14 Accepted: 56%
4 Year Graduation Rate: 28%
5 Year Graduation Rate: 49%
DIY CR Ref: What’s Wrong with Looking at Graduation Rates?

Finances
Total Expenses In-State: $28,342
Total Expenses Out-of-State: $37,438
Average Net Price 11-12: $18,552
Freshman Non-Federal Loans: 7%
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DIY CR Ref: The First Step to Avoid College Debt

75th Percentile Test Scores
SAT Critical Reading: 550
SAT Math: 580
ACT: 24
DIY CR Ref: College Scholarships: Where to Look

Common Data Set-not available
Percent Freshman not in top quarter of class: 66% (Big Future)
Percent Freshman with GPA <3.50: 72% (Big Future)
Percent of Freshman Need Met: 69% (College Data)
Percent of Non-Need Freshman Receiving Awards: 0.8% (College Data)
Average Freshman Non-Need Award: not reported (College Data)

Class Schedule: Yes
Shows Class Capacity: Yes
DIY CR Ref: Student to Faculty Ratios: Should they be part of your college rankings?

Items of Interest:
University Honors Program
Undergraduate Special Opportunities in Artistry & Research Program
Research Rookies
Undergraduate Research Assistantships
Promise Scholars
Huskie Service Scholars
National Safety Education Center
Institute for the Study of the Environment, Sustainability & Energy

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