Please note: A student needing special testing accommodations must register with NIU's Disability Resource Center (DRC). Phone (815) 753-1303.
The results of these exams determine placement in courses and help students and advisors select appropriate course schedules that correspond with a student's level of achievement.
Students who receive a passing score on one or more of the following exams may obtain college credit.
optional for all new and current students
National testing programs are standardized testing programs developed by independent test companies. Examples include ACT, SAT, GMAT, LSAT and TOEFL. Students may take a national proficiency test before, during, or after their enrollment at NIU.