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.