Online Admissions

Undergraduate

Ready to get started? If you’re new to college or transferring from another institution, follow the steps below to get started on your NIU journey. Select your undergraduate degree or certificate.

  1. Visit the Office of Undergraduate Admissions website to review complete first-year requirements or transfer requirements.
  2. Gather required information and materials:
  3. Personal information (Social Security number, date of birth, address, etc.)
    • Information about your high school
    • Supporting documents
    • Credit card or another payment method for the $40 application fee
  4. Apply for admission as a first-year or transfer student.

Apply for Undergraduate Admission

Graduate

Ready for the next move in your academic career? Follow the steps below to get started on your NIU journey.

  1. Select your graduate degree or certificate.
  2. Visit the Graduate School website for more information and tips on applying.
  3. Gather required information and materials:
    • Test scores (if required by your program)
    • Transcripts
    • Letters of recommendation
    • Statement of purpose
    • Resume/curriculum vitae
    • Credit card or another payment method for the $60 application fee
  4. Apply for admission as a graduate student.
Apply for Graduate Admission

Have Questions?

Anna Richardson
Online Program Enrollment Coordinator
815-753-9483
online@niu.edu 

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