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Literacy in College - Northern Illinois University

The literacy programs at Northern Illinois University prepare students for their future careers by supplying them with the knowledge and hands-on training that is necessary to gain employment in a specific industry. But does Northern Illinois University have the literacy program you are looking for? Is it the best option in your state or local area?

At CALiteracy.org you'll find general literacy rates and statistics for Northern Illinois University as well as detailed information that will help you determine if it's the right school for you.

Northern Illinois University
1425 W. Lincoln Hwy., Dekalb, Illinois 60115-2828
Phone Number: (800) 892-3050
URL: www.niu.edu

Tuition and Fees

Semester Undergraduate
(In State)
Undergraduate
(Out of State)
Graduate
(In State)
Graduate
(Out of State)
Books & Supplies Room & Board
(On Campus)
Room & Board
(Off Campus)
Room & Board
(With Family)
Fall 2011 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
2012-2013 $13,066 $22,554 $0 $0 $1,400 $13,534 $13,534 $2,498
2011-2012 $12,422 $21,480 $0 $0 $1,400 $13,538 $12,578 $3,232
2010-2011 $11,676 $20,156 $0 $0 $1,400 $12,114 $11,154 $2,364
2009-2010 $10,666 $18,410 $0 $0 $1,400 $11,196 $10,364 $2,252

Degrees Offered

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Doctor's degree - professional practice
  • Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate

Sports Programs

  • All Track Combined – NCAA Division I-A
    Participants during 2011-2012: Men 0, Women 96
  • Baseball – NCAA Division I-A
    Participants during 2011-2012: Men 33, Women 0
  • Basketball – NCAA Division I-A
    Participants during 2011-2012: Men 17, Women 21
  • Football – NCAA Division I-A
    Participants during 2011-2012: Men 111, Women 0
  • Golf – NCAA Division I-A
    Participants during 2011-2012: Men 12, Women 9
  • Gymnastics – NCAA Division I-A
    Participants during 2011-2012: Men 0, Women 23
  • Soccer – NCAA Division I-A
    Participants during 2011-2012: Men 27, Women 26
  • Softball – NCAA Division I-A
    Participants during 2011-2012: Men 0, Women 21
  • Tennis – NCAA Division I-A
    Participants during 2011-2012: Men 9, Women 8
  • Volleyball – NCAA Division I-A
    Participants during 2011-2012: Men 0, Women 19
  • Wrestling – NCAA Division I-A
    Participants during 2011-2012: Men 35, Women 0

Semesters Open

  • 2011-2012
  • 2009-2010
  • 2010-2011
  • 2012-2013
  • Fall 2011

Accreditations

  • Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs
    Accredited By: National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
    Accreditation Type: Specialized Accreditation
    Accreditedtation Period: 9/1/1969 -  
  • Audiology (AUD) - Graduate degree programs
    Accredited By: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
    Accreditation Type: Specialized Accreditation
    Accreditedtation Period: 10/22/1973 - 1/8/2003
  • Clinical doctoral program in Audiology
    Accredited By: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
    Accreditation Type: Specialized Accreditation
    Accreditedtation Period: 1/8/2003 -  
  • Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
    Accredited By: American Psychological Association, Committee on Accreditation
    Accreditation Type: Specialized Accreditation
    Accreditedtation Period: 4/1/1972 -  
  • Didactic Program in Dietetics
    Accredited By: American Dietetic Association, Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education
    Accreditation Type: Specialized Accreditation
    Accreditedtation Period: 12/1/1961 -  
  • Law (LAW) - Professional schools
    Accredited By: American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
    Accreditation Type: Specialized Accreditation
    Accreditedtation Period: 1/1/1978 -  
  • Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) - Clinical training programs at the master's, doctoral, and postgraduate levels
    Accredited By: American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education
    Accreditation Type: Specialized Accreditation
    Accreditedtation Period: 1/31/2003 -  
  • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
    Accredited By: National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation, Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation
    Accreditation Type: Specialized Accreditation
    Accreditedtation Period: 9/1/1980 -  
  • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    Accredited By: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    Accreditation Type: Specialized Accreditation
    Accreditedtation Period: 4/20/2002 -  
  • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
    Accredited By: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    Accreditation Type: Specialized Accreditation
    Accreditedtation Period: 4/20/2002 -  
  • Physical Therapy (PTA) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
    Accredited By: American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    Accreditation Type: Specialized Accreditation
    Accreditedtation Period: 3/12/1982 -  
  • Public Health Programs (PHPG) - Graduate programs offered outside schools of public health
    Accredited By: Council on Education for Public Health
    Accreditation Type: Specialized Accreditation
    Accreditedtation Period: 5/31/1997 -  
  • School Psychology (SCPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
    Accredited By: American Psychological Association, Committee on Accreditation
    Accreditation Type: Specialized Accreditation
    Accreditedtation Period: 10/30/2009 -  
  • Speech-Language Pathology (SP) - Graduate degree programs
    Accredited By: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
    Accreditation Type: Specialized Accreditation
    Accreditedtation Period: 10/22/1973 -  
  • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools
    Accredited By: National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    Accreditation Type: Specialized Accreditation
    Accreditedtation Period: 1/1/1954 -  
  • Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
    Accredited By: National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
    Accreditation Type: Specialized Accreditation
    Accreditedtation Period: 9/1/1981 -  

Majors Offered

  • Accounting – Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Adult and Continuing Education Administration – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Anthropology – Social Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Apparel and Textiles, General – Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation – Visual and Performing Arts
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Art Teacher Education – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Art/Art Studies, General – Visual and Performing Arts
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General – Physical Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Audiology/Audiologist – Health Professions and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General – Biological And Biomedical Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Business Administration and Management, General – Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Business Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences – Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Chemistry, General – Physical Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist – Health Professions and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Communication Sciences and Disorders, General – Health Professions and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling – Health Professions and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Computer Science – Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Curriculum and Instruction – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Dietetics/Dietitian – Health Professions and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General – Visual and Performing Arts
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Economics, General – Social Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Education, General – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Educational Administration and Supervision, Other – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Educational Evaluation and Research – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Educational Leadership and Administration, General – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Educational Psychology – Psychology
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Educational/Instructional Technology – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering – Engineering
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Elementary Education and Teaching – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Engineering Technology, General – Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Engineering/Industrial Management – Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • English Language and Literature, General – English Language and Literature/Letters
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Finance, General – Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General – Visual and Performing Arts
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • French Language and Literature – Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Geography – Social Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Geology/Earth Science, General – Physical Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • German Language and Literature – Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General – Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Health Teacher Education – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other – Health Professions and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • History, General – History
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Human Development and Family Studies, General – Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Industrial Engineering – Engineering
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Journalism – Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Law – Legal Professions and Studies
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies – Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Management Information Systems, General – Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Management Science – Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General – Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Mathematics, General – Mathematics and Statistics
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Mechanical Engineering – Engineering
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Music Performance, General – Visual and Performing Arts
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Music, General – Visual and Performing Arts
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Nursing Science – Health Professions and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Operations Management and Supervision – Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Philosophy – Philosophy and Religious Studies
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Physical Therapy/Therapist – Health Professions and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Physics, General – Physical Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Political Science and Government, General – Social Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Psychology, General – Psychology
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Public Administration – Public Administration and Social Service Professions
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Public Health, General – Health Professions and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Reading Teacher Education – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse – Health Professions and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Russian Language and Literature – Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Sociology – Social Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Spanish Language and Literature – Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Special Education and Teaching, General – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric – Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management – Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Statistics, General – Mathematics and Statistics
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Taxation – Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012