• AVG. GMAT SCORE
    516
  • Program Cost
    $50,000
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Enrollment
    43
Contact Information
1425 W. Lincoln Hwy.
Barsema Hall 203
DeKalb, Illinois 60115, United States
Website

Fully accredited since 1969, Northern Illinois University College of Business is nationally recognized for its teaching, research, and public service. Students learn in a collaborative environment; they use applied-learning strategies to develop critical thinking skills needed to be successful in their careers.

Quick Stats

  • Yield
    86%
  • Selectivity
    61%

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About Northern Illinois University

Admissions: Can I get in?

Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 168
  • Middle 80% 108 to 216
Admissions Selectivity
61% College of Business 77% Average Across All Schools

516 Average GMAT Score
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 36
61% 61.0
86% 86.0
Re-Applicants
0% 0
0%
Wait-listed
100% 0
Pre-MBA Careers
General Management
48% 48
Marketing / Sales
16% 16
Finance / Accounting
15% 15
Management
11% 11
Operations
5% 5
Other
5% 5
Manufacturing
32% 32
Consumer Products
16% 16
Consulting
16% 16
Non-Profit
16% 16
Financial Services
5% 5
Pharma / Health Care
5% 5
Real Estate
5% 5
Technology
5% 5
Top 5 Feeder Companies
  • Sears Holdings
  • Siemens
  • Navistar
  • Mars Chocolate
  • Caterpillar

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$50,000
Total Program Cost
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$50,000
Total Program Cost
Basic scholarships awarded
Loans
0 Full Tuition Scholarships Awarded
31% Percent that received aid
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Academics: What will I learn?

Faculty
  • Faculty from Full-Time program
  • Faculty with at least 5 years corporate experience
40% 40
48% 48
Students in Core Classes
30 College of Business 36 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Case study
25% 25
Team project
25% 25
Lectures
25% 25
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Joint Degree Programs
Top Areas of Study
  • Accounting
  • Consulting
  • Human Resource Management
  • Strategy
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
  • 0
  • Students must write a complete business plan
Program Logistics
  • Program length (in months) 18
  • Distance learning No
  • Out of country or special trip/project Yes
Technology Improvements
  • The NIU College of Business aspires to anywhere, anytime access to technology and information. All software applications unique to the College are accessible online. Classrooms are transformed to labs using mobile netbooks and printers. Students can send print jobs to centralized printers from any device. College announcements are streamed to any device with internet connection. The College has joined the SAP University Alliance Community which permits faculty to SAP software throughout the curriculum. The College has pilot tested online courses.

Students: Who are my classmates?

39 Average age of student 10% International Students
26% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
78% 78
Asian American
11% 11
African American
11% 11
Student Citizenship
North America
90% 90
Asia
10% 10
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Campus
  • Campus distance from airport 30 miles
  • Pre-program Orientation
  • Types of housing
  • Temporary housing available

Alumni: How strong is my network?

7,598 Living MBA Alumni 0 Countries where alumni clubs exist
0 Active alumni clubs
7% Participating in gift donations No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months

Employer data includes graduates and current students.