Northern Illinois University

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  • 1425 W. Lincoln Hwy.
  • Dekalb, IL 60115
  • (800) 892-3050
  • http://www.niu.edu
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Year Founded:
1895
Religious Affiliation:
None
College Type:
Public , N/A
Enrollment:
13489 (full time undergrad)
Tuition In State:
$14,295
Tuition Out of State:
$23,761
Division:
NCAA I
Conference:
Mid-America Conference (Division I, Football I-A)
Thanks for visiting the Northern Illinois University Wrestling scholarship and program info page. Here you'll have access to information about the college and details on their Wrestling program like who to contact about recruitment, names of ... Read More

Thanks for visiting the Northern Illinois University Wrestling scholarship and program info page. Here you'll have access to information about the college and details on their Wrestling program like who to contact about recruitment, names of past alumni, what scholarship opportunities can be had and ways to start the recruiting process.
Northern Illinois University Wrestling Program Recruiting and Coaching Personnel
If you are looking to get recruited it's important to know who to get in front of - and NCSA has the details you need. The Head of the Northern Illinois University Wrestling program is Ryan Ludwig. Other major personnel include:

  • Assistant Coach John Helgerson
  • Assistant Coach Dominick Moyer


For anybody who is thinking about becoming a member of Northern Illinois University Wrestling program these are the individuals you need to get in touch with. You'll be able to choose to contact them through email utilizing the link above or call the college to obtain more information regarding the school and Wrestling program before determining if it is the right fit for you.
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Athletics Information
Conference:
Mid-America Conference (Division I, Football I-A)
Division:
NCAA I
Athletic Director:
Sean Frazier
Wrestling Coaching Staff
  • John Helgerson Assistant Coach
  • Ryan Ludwig Head
  • Dominick Moyer Assistant Coach
Sports Offered
  • Baseball
  • Football
  • Men's Basketball
  • Men's Golf
  • Men's Ice Hockey
  • Men's Soccer
  • Men's Tennis
  • Softball
  • Women's Basketball
  • Women's Golf
  • Women's Soccer
  • Women's Tennis
  • Women's Track
  • Women's Volleyball
  • Wrestling
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Admissions Contact Info
Admissions Toll Free Phone:
(800) 892-3050
Admissions Phone:
(800) 892-3050
Admissions Email:
admission-info@niu.edu
Academic Requirements
Academic Selectivity:
Selective
Religious Requirements:
No
Specific Religious Requirements:
N/A
Application Information
Application Deadline:
Yes
Application Deadline Date:
Application Final Date:
August 1
Application Priority Date:
March 1 (priority)
Notification Date:
Rolling
Rolling Admissions:
Yes
Early Action:
Yes
Early Action Closing Date:
 
Early Decision:
No
Early Decision Deadline:
 
Common Application:
No
Student Body Averages
ACT
Average Freshman GPA:
2.5
Average ACT Composite:
22
Average ACT English:
21
Average ACT Math:
21
Average ACT Writing:
0
ACT 25th Percentile:
19%
ACT 75th Percentile:
25%
SAT
Average SAT 1 Combined:
0
Average SAT 1 Math:
0
Average SAT 1 Verbal:
0
SAT 25th Percentile:
880%
SAT 75th Percentile:
1150%
SAT 2 Requirements:
 
Majors
    Most Popular Majors:
  • Teacher Education, Communication Studies, Accountancy
    Pre-Professional Programs:
  • Pre-Law, Pre-Medicine, Pre-Dentistry
    Other Pre-Professional Programs:
    Combined 3-2 Programs:
  •  
    Majors Offered:
  • Accounting,
  • Anthropology,
  • Apparel and Textiles,
  • Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology,
  • Biology,
  • Business Administration, Management, and Operations,
  • Chemistry,
  • Clinical Psychology,
  • Clinical Sciences,
  • Communication Disorders Sciences,
  • Communication and Media Studies,
  • Computer Science,
  • Computer and Information Sciences,
  • Curriculum and Instruction,
  • Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services,
  • Drama and Stagecraft,
  • Economics,
  • Education/Teaching,
  • Educational Administration,
  • Educational Assessment,
  • Educational/Instructional Media Design,
  • Electrical Engineering,
  • Engineering Technology,
  • Engineering-Related Fields,
  • English Literature,
  • Family and Consumer Business Services,
  • Finance,
  • Fine and Studio Arts,
  • Foundations of Education,
  • Geography and Cartography,
  • Geology,
  • Germanic Linguistics,
  • History,
  • Human Development and Family Studies,
  • Human Services,
  • Industrial Engineering,
  • Interdisciplinary Studies, Other,
  • Journalism,
  • Law,
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences,
  • Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods,
  • Marketing,
  • Mathematics,
  • Mechanical Engineering,
  • Medical Preparatory Programs,
  • Mental and Social Health Services,
  • Music,
  • Natural Resources Conservation and Research,
  • Nursing,
  • Philosophy,
  • Physical Education, Kinesiology and Exercise Science,
  • Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Professions,
  • Physics,
  • Political Science and Government,
  • Psychology,
  • Public Administration,
  • Public Health,
  • Romance Linguistics,
  • Slavic, Baltic, and Albanian Linguistics,
  • Sociology,
  • Special Education,
  • Statistics,
  • Student Counseling,
  • Taxation,
  • Teacher Development Methods,
  • Teacher Development Specific Subjects,
Location
City/Town Situated In:
DeKalb, IL
Population:
45497
Major City Closest To School:
Chicago
Distance Of Major City:
65 Miles
Closest International Airport:
Chicago
Distance To International Airport:
65 Miles
Closest Other Airport:
Rockford, IL
Distance To Other Airport:
40 Miles
Location Description:

800-acre campus in DeKalb (population: 94,487), 65 miles from Chicago; branch campuses in Hoffman Estates and Rockford. Served by bus; major airport serves Chicago; smaller airport serves Rockford (40 miles); train serves Geneva (35 miles). School operates transportation to Chicago on weekends.

Demographics
Male:
50.72%
Female:
49.28%
African American:
14.11%
Asian American:
5.56%
Caucasian:
65.82%
Hispanic:
7.69%
International:
1.02%
Other:
5.28%
Student Faculty Ratio:
17:1
Out State Freshmen:
3%
Campus Size:
800 acres
Campus Life
Freshmen In School Housing:
0%
Students Live On Campus:
32%
Students Live Off Campus:
68%
Students Live On Campus During Weekends:
60%
Housing Types:
  • Coed dorms, Sorority housing, Fraternity housing, Married-student apartments, Special housing for disabled students, Special housing for international students
Fraternities & Sororities
Fraternities & Sororities:
Y
Number Of Fraternities:
21
Number Of Sororities:
16
Join Fraternities:
11%
Join Sororities:
7%
ROTC
Air Force ROTC:
Not Offered
Navy ROTC:
Not Offered
Army ROTC:
On Campus
Financial Aid
Financial Aid Toll Free Number:
800 892-3050 (in-state)
Financial Aid Phone:
(815) 753-1300
Financial Aid Email:
finaid@niu.edu
Aid Notification Date:
April 15
Financial Aid Forms:
FAFSA
Tuition Instate:
$14,295
Tuition Out of State:
$23,761
Room & Board:
$10,766
Average Debt On Graduation:
$24,154
Scholarship Numbers
FTF = First Time Freshmen
FTU = Full Time Undergraduate
Average Non-Need Based Athletic Grant and Scholarship Amount:
FTF :$18,816
FTU : $16,052
Number of Students Who Received Non-Need Based Athletic Grants and Scholarships:
FTF :62
FTU : 314
Average Non-Need Based Scholarship or Grant Amount:
FTF :$0
FTU : $500
Average Need-Based Loan Amount:
FTF :$3,472
FTU : $4,371
Average Need-Based-Self-Help-Award Amount:
FTF :$5,690
FTU : $6,298
Average Need-Based Scholarship or Grant Amount:
FTF :$8,951
FTU : $7,872
Average Financial Aid Package:
FTF :$12,159
FTU : $11,537
Average Percentage Of Need Met (Based on EFC):
FTF :67%
FTU : 67%
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