Resources for High School Counselors
CHANCE limits freshman admission to students from Target High Schools: schools with an ACT composite median below 19 and schools with a 1/3 low-income student population as determined by ISBE.
In addition, CHANCE considers students participating in TRiO Programs or who are wards of the state or veterans of the U.S. armed forces.
The Illinois General Assembly Public Act 093-0738 permits undocumented students to attend state universities and to pay in-state tuition provided they meet certain conditions. Students applying to NIU must file an NIU Affidavit.
High school seniors invited to become tomorrow's leaders, scholars at NIU! Beginning next fall, 20 freshmen are expected to maximize their academic lives on campus by exploring opportunities for involvement and future leadership. Perfect candidates are ones who are respected in and out of the classroom by their teachers and their peers and who have had a positive impact on their communities through their good works.