Northern Illinois University

School of Nursing and Health Studies

Northern Illinois University is a Public institution with a campus in Dekalb, Illinois. The institution is approved to offer nursing programs by the Illinois Board of Nursing. The Dekalb, Illinois campus for Northern Illinois University is located in a Suburb setting, see the map below. Total enrollment for all degrees including nursing programs is 20,611. The student-to-faculty ratio is 15-to-1. In-state tuition and fees were $13,505, while out-of-state tuition and fees were $22,784 for the most recent reporting period.

Nursing Degree Programs at Northern Illinois University

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
  • Nurse Practitioner

Visit the Northern Illinois University website to learn how to apply for the nursing degree programs listed above. We also recommend that all nursing students in Illinois periodically review the requirements for a CNA, LPN, and RN nursing license as presented by the Illinois Board of Nursing. Understanding the CNA, LPN, and RN nursing license requirements and duty restrictions for Illinois will help you navigate your education needs and avoid career planning mistakes often made by nursing students.

Northern Illinois University 2014-2015
Student population:20,611
Student-to-faculty ratio:15-to-1
In-state tuition & fees:$13,505
Out-of-state tuition & fees:$22,784
Room and board:$10,756
Percent on financial aid:96%
ACT Composite range:19-25
SAT Math range:480-580
SAT Reading range:450-550
SAT Writing range:430-550
Percent admitted:51%
Religious affiliation:Not applicable

Ethnicity Profile of Students


Male 49%
Female 51%
Full-Time 77%
Part-Time 23%
Undergraduate 75%
Graduate 25%

Northern Illinois University Address And Campus Setting

Click the map below to see the physical campus address and get driving directions to: Northern Illinois University, 1425 W. Lincoln Hwy, Dekalb, Illinois 60115. You can also see the Northern Illinois University campus setting and nearby attractions in satellite or street view mode.
Northern Illinois University Nursing School in Dekalb Illinois

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Last updated: January 29, 2016