Northern Illinois University

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  • 1425 W. Lincoln Hwy.
  • DeKalb, IL 60115
  • (800) 892-3050
  • http://www.niu.edu
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Year Founded:
1895
Religious Affiliation:
None
College Type:
Public , Suburban
Enrollment:
11788 (full time undergrad)
Tuition In State:
$14,350
Tuition Out of State:
$23,816
Division:
NCAA I-A
Conference:
Mid-America Conference (Division I, Football I-A)/MACHA (Mid-American Collegiate Hockey Association)
Welcome to the Northern Illinois University Football scholarship and program info page. Here you will get information regarding the college and information on their Football program like who to make contact with about recruitment, names of ... Read More

Welcome to the Northern Illinois University Football scholarship and program info page. Here you will get information regarding the college and information on their Football program like who to make contact with about recruitment, names of past alumni, what scholarship opportunities are presented and ways to start the recruiting process.
Northern Illinois University Football Program Recruiting and Coaching Personnel
If you're hoping to get recruited it is critical to know who to build a relationship with - and NCSA provides the details you'll need. The of the Northern Illinois University Football program is Avexie Avexie. Additional key personnel are:


  • Defensive Line Coach/Recruiting Coordinator Jordan Gigli

  • Director of Football Operations/Internal Dan Wolfe



If you're interested in being a member of Northern Illinois University Football program these are the people you need to contact. You can choose to contact them through email using the link above or call the college to get more specifics about the college and Football program before determining if it is the right fit for you.
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Athletics Information
Conference:
Mid-America Conference (Division I, Football I-A)/MACHA (Mid-American Collegiate Hockey Association)
Division:
NCAA I-A
Athletic Director:
Sean Frazier
Football Coaching Staff
  • Avexie Avexie
  • Jordan Gigli Defensive Line Coach/Recruiting Coordinator
  • Dan Wolfe Director of Football Operations/Internal
Sports Offered
  • Baseball
  • Football
  • Men's Basketball
  • Men's Golf
  • Men's Ice Hockey
  • Men's Soccer
  • Men's Tennis
  • Softball
  • Women's Basketball
  • Women's Golf
  • Women's Soccer
  • Women's Tennis
  • Women's Track
  • Women's Volleyball
  • Wrestling
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Admissions Contact Info
Admissions Toll Free Phone:
(800) 892-3050
Admissions Phone:
(800) 892-3050
Admissions Email:
admission-info@niu.edu
Academic Requirements
Academic Selectivity:
Somewhat Selective
Religious Requirements:
No
Specific Religious Requirements:
N/A
Application Information
Application Deadline:
Yes
Application Deadline Date:
January 1
Application Final Date:
August 1
Application Priority Date:
March 1 (priority)
Notification Date:
Rolling
Rolling Admissions:
Yes
Early Action:
Yes
Early Action Closing Date:
 
Early Decision:
No
Early Decision Deadline:
 
Common Application:
No
Student Body Averages
ACT
Average Freshman GPA:
2.5
Average ACT Composite:
22
Average ACT English:
21
Average ACT Math:
21
Average ACT Writing:
0
ACT 25th Percentile:
19%
ACT 75th Percentile:
24%
SAT
Average SAT 1 Combined:
0
Average SAT 1 Math:
0
Average SAT 1 Verbal:
0
SAT 25th Percentile:
900%
SAT 75th Percentile:
1120%
SAT 2 Requirements:
 
Majors
    Most Popular Majors:
  • Teacher Education, Communication Studies, Accountancy
    Pre-Professional Programs:
  • Pre-Law, Pre-Medicine, Pre-Dentistry
    Other Pre-Professional Programs:
    Combined 3-2 Programs:
  •  
    Majors Offered:
  • Accounting,
  • Anthropology,
  • Apparel and Textiles,
  • Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology,
  • Biology,
  • Business Administration, Management, and Operations,
  • Chemistry,
  • Clinical Psychology,
  • Clinical Sciences,
  • Communication Disorders Sciences,
  • Communication and Media Studies,
  • Computer Science,
  • Computer and Information Sciences,
  • Curriculum and Instruction,
  • Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services,
  • Drama and Stagecraft,
  • Economics,
  • Education/Teaching,
  • Educational Administration,
  • Educational Assessment,
  • Educational/Instructional Media Design,
  • Electrical Engineering,
  • Engineering Technology,
  • Engineering-Related Fields,
  • English Literature,
  • Finance,
  • Fine and Studio Arts,
  • Foundations of Education,
  • Geography and Cartography,
  • Geology,
  • Germanic Linguistics,
  • History,
  • Human Development and Family Studies,
  • Human Services,
  • Industrial Engineering,
  • Interdisciplinary Studies, Other,
  • Journalism,
  • Law,
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences,
  • Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods,
  • Marketing,
  • Mathematics,
  • Mechanical Engineering,
  • Medical Preparatory Programs,
  • Mental and Social Health Services,
  • Music,
  • Natural Resources Conservation and Research,
  • Nursing,
  • Philosophy,
  • Physical Education, Kinesiology and Exercise Science,
  • Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Professions,
  • Physics,
  • Political Science and Government,
  • Psychology,
  • Public Administration,
  • Public Health,
  • Romance Linguistics,
  • Sociology,
  • Special Education,
  • Statistics,
  • Student Counseling,
  • Taxation,
  • Teacher Development Methods,
  • Teacher Development Specific Subjects,
Location
City/Town Situated In:
DeKalb, IL
Population:
45497
Major City Closest To School:
Chicago
Distance Of Major City:
65 Miles
Closest International Airport:
Chicago
Distance To International Airport:
65 Miles
Closest Other Airport:
Rockford, IL
Distance To Other Airport:
40 Miles
Location Description:

800-acre campus in DeKalb (population: 94,487), 65 miles from Chicago; branch campuses in Hoffman Estates and Rockford. Served by bus; major airport serves Chicago; smaller airport serves Rockford (40 miles); train serves Geneva (35 miles). School operates transportation to Chicago on weekends.

Demographics
Male:
49.51%
Female:
50.49%
African American:
15.39%
Asian American:
5.20%
Caucasian:
56.52%
Hispanic:
16.51%
International:
1.93%
Other:
0.51%
Student Faculty Ratio:
16:1
Out State Freshmen:
3%
Campus Size:
800 acres
Campus Life
Freshmen In School Housing:
 
Students Live On Campus:
32%
Students Live Off Campus:
68%
Students Live On Campus During Weekends:
60%
Housing Types:
  • Coed dorms, Sorority housing, Fraternity housing, Married-student apartments, Special housing for disabled students, Special housing for international students
Fraternities & Sororities
Fraternities & Sororities:
Y
Number Of Fraternities:
21
Number Of Sororities:
16
Join Fraternities:
 
Join Sororities:
 
ROTC
Air Force ROTC:
No
Navy ROTC:
No
Army ROTC:
Yes
Financial Aid
Financial Aid Toll Free Number:
800 892-3050 (in-state)
Financial Aid Phone:
(815) 753-1300
Financial Aid Email:
finaid@niu.edu
Aid Notification Date:
April 15
Financial Aid Forms:
FAFSA
Tuition Instate:
$14,350
Tuition Out of State:
$23,816
Room & Board:
$8,800
Average Debt On Graduation:
$24,154
Scholarship Numbers
FTF = First Time Freshmen
FTU = Full Time Undergraduate
Average Non-Need Based Athletic Grant and Scholarship Amount:
FTF :$18,816
FTU : $16,052
Number of Students Who Received Non-Need Based Athletic Grants and Scholarships:
FTF :62
FTU : 314
Average Non-Need Based Scholarship or Grant Amount:
FTF :$0
FTU : $500
Average Need-Based Loan Amount:
FTF :$3,472
FTU : $4,371
Average Need-Based-Self-Help-Award Amount:
FTF :$5,690
FTU : $6,298
Average Need-Based Scholarship or Grant Amount:
FTF :$8,951
FTU : $7,872
Average Financial Aid Package:
FTF :$12,159
FTU : $11,537
Average Percentage Of Need Met (Based on EFC):
FTF :67%
FTU : 67%

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