Technology Development Partner
Chartered in 1895, Northern Illinois University (NIU) is a comprehensive teaching and research institution with a diverse and international student body of 22,000. NIU’s main residential campus is located just 65 miles west of Chicago in DeKalb. NIU consists of seven degree-granting colleges offering 63 undergraduate majors and 78 graduate degree programs, including 20 doctoral programs, and the Juris Doctorate. NIU is a member of the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities and the Universities Research Association. In 2013, NIU was designated as one of 16 APLU Innovation and Prosperity Universities and won the inaugural Economic Prosperity University Award for Place.