Northern Illinois University College of Education

Education School Admissions

Application

Director of admissions Brandon Lagana
Application deadline rolling
Application fee $40

Northern Illinois University College of Education
TOEFL

TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 550 paper test
80 internet-based test

Post-baccalaureate certificate programs

Applications N/A
Acceptance rate N/A
Enrollment N/A
Test requirements Either GRE or MAT scores are considered or required for some or all of the programs

Master’s programs

Applications 969
Acceptance rate 64.2%
Enrollment 243 full-time
745 part-time
Test requirements Either GRE or MAT scores are considered or required for some or all of the programs

Education Specialist programs

Applications 64
Acceptance rate 45.3%
Enrollment 1 full-time
35 part-time
Test requirements GRE scores are considered or required for some or all of the programs

Ph.D./Ed.D. programs

Applications 164
Acceptance rate 53.7%
Enrollment 63 full-time
485 part-time
Test requirements GRE scores are considered or required for some or all of the programs

Education School Academics

Degree and Program Offerings

Degree programs offered bachelor’s, post-baccalaureate certificate, master’s, education specialist, Ed.D.
(10)
Categories of study offered to master’s students teaching track, counseling/psychology track, administration track, research/policy track, other
Categories of study offered to education specialist students administration track
Any programs in education offered off campus Yes
Any programs in education offered through distance education Yes

Program Specialization
73.7 percent of students reported specialty information. Totals may exceed 100% due to students with multiple specialities.

education administration and supervision 42%
student counseling and personnel services 13%
curriculum and instruction 17%
educational evaluation, research, and statistics 1%
social and philosophical foundations of education 0%
educational psychology 3%
elementary teacher education 3%
special education 10%
educational/instructional media design 11%

Graduates (2010)

Certificate program graduates N/A
Master’s program graduates 565
Education specialist program graduates 12
Doctoral program graduates 39

Faculty Resources

Full-time faculty 117
Part-time faculty 138
Full-time faculty with doctoral degrees 100%
Full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty who received awards or were editors of educational journals during 2009 and 2010 3.4%

Research Expenditures (2009-2010)

Total amount of externally funded research conducted by the school (in millions) $3.8
Full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty engaged in externally funded research 22.2%

Education School Ranking

Education Ranking Scores

Score 37
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 2.8
Superintendent assessment score (out of 5) 3.5
Average GRE verbal score, entering doctoral students N/A
Average GRE quantitative score, entering doctoral students N/A
Doctoral programs acceptance rate 53.7% – Medium
Ratio of doctoral degrees granted to full-time faculty 0.3:1
Student-faculty ratio 1.9:1 – Medium
Average amount of externally funded research expenditure per faculty member (in thousands) $30.5
Total amount of externally funded research conducted by the school (in millions) $3.8

Education School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Kathleen Brunson
Financial aid phone (815) 753-1300

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $6,833 per year (in-state)
Full-time: $13,666 per year (out-of-state)
Part-time: $295 per credit (in-state)
Part-time: $589 per credit (out-of-state)
Required fees $79 per credit
Room and board $8,800
Books and supplies $1,400
Miscellaneous expenses $2,715

Financial Aid Availability

Fellowships N/A
Teaching assistants N/A
Research assistants N/A
Other appointments N/A
Students receiving grants and/or scholarships 86

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