Take a closer look
Northern Illinois University’s main campus is located in DeKalb (population 44,030), just 65 miles west of downtown Chicago and 45 miles southeast of Rockford. The campus consists of 64 major buildings located on more than 750 acres.
For interested students and their families
View our interactive Campus Web Map and get directions to DeKalb and our regional sites.
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