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Northern Illinois University
1425 W. Lincoln Hwy.
Dekalb, IL 60115-2828
www.niu.edu
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Fast Facts

Control: Public
Campus Setting: Suburb of Small City
Calendar System: Semester
HBCU: No
Year Founded: 1895
School Colors: Cardinal, Black
School Nickname: Huskies

Student Body (Fall 2008)

Total Student Population
(24,397 students)
Attendance Status
of All Undergraduates
Demographic Breakdown
of Full-Time Undergraduates
Gender Breakdown
of Full-Time Undergraduates
Undergraduates 18,431
Graduates 5,669
Professional 297
Total Students 24,397
Part-Time 1,954
Full-Time 16,477
African American 2,317
American Indian 36
Asian American 894
Caucasian 10,964
Hispanic American 1,147
International 169
Not Specified 950
Male 8,066
Female 8,411

Source: National Center for Education Statistics, IPEDS database. Survey files used include Institutional Characteristics, Enrollments and Student Financial Aid; Survey years include 2007-2008, 2008-2009, and 2009-2010. The information on this page is believed to be accurate for the 2008 school year, though College Toolkit does not guarantee such accuracy.

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