If you have a GPA of 3.0 or higher in high school, you are guaranteed admission to university. Some restricted programs may have additional eligibility criteria. Learn more about our restricted programs. A good GPA can improve a candidate`s chances of being admitted to a college of their choice and help them stand out from the crowd. Northern Illinois University, in particular, considers a high GPA to be an important factor for admission. When it comes to the cumulative grade point average (GPA) requirement for admission, applicants should understand that Northern Illinois University is highly competitive and requires excellent academic/GPA scores. Thus, applicants who want to study at university must have grades above the high school average with a minimum GPA score of 2.50. In addition, the average average of high school students admitted to NIU is 3.30. Applicants applying to Northern Illinois University should also have a good idea of admission requirements, including required documents and any information that will be considered when making admissions decisions.
Students must also submit several important documents to the university, such as high school GPA, high school record, college preparation program completion, and admission test results (SAT/ACT). The college will review your academic profile to ensure you are qualified. For applicants who do not meet the academic requirements, the chances of admission decrease significantly, regardless of their strength elsewhere. The university requires applicants to have four years of high school English, three years of math, three years of science (including at least one year of lab science), three years of social studies (including U.S. history or the U.S. government), and two years of foreign language, art, or music. Keep in mind that students applying to the nursing program have stricter requirements. Academic average (GPA) The cumulative average of students admitted to high school As you can see, it is becoming increasingly difficult to enter Northern Illinois University. If this trend continues, it`s likely that Northern Illinois University will be even more competitive at the time of your application. Yes.
We use a holistic application review process to get to know you and your particular situation. We base our admission decision on the holistic review of the application. In addition to providing the required documents and information, applicants must also deposit a $40 filing fee. Each university and university has its own application deadlines, but they fall around the same time. The first applicants (early action, early decision or single choice early action) usually have to receive their application in November, which varies by university. When reviewing applications, the university also considers various factors in order to make error-free decisions. Fall applications, which are more preferred by students, start in September and usually last until April. Although the last deadline is in April, a deadline has also been set in September. Since the university also awards scholarships, students who wish to be considered for such scholarships must register by September, i.e.
before the April deadline, so that the examination processes can be carried out correctly. These scholarships help students fund their studies and are also part of other initiatives of the sponsoring team. No. We award merit scholarships based on your grade point average. If your GPA is below 3.0, we will get to know you through a holistic application review process – a flexible, personalized review of your application and situation. We know that high school grades don`t always tell the whole story. The academic honours program also uses a holistic review process and does not consider ACT or SAT results. Learn how to apply to the University Honours Program.
With equity-focused non-test admissions and holistic review processes implemented by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, the McKinley “Deacon” Davis CHANCE program has changed to make full use of its staff and resources to support students on their NIU journey. Your extracurricular activities can have a big impact on your chances of admission. Add your activities to our singing calculator to see their impact. If you have a GPA below 3.0, we use a holistic application review process to make an admission decision based on your particular situation. You need to make sure your SAT score is equal to or higher than the average score. However, when you compromise on what needs to be improved, remember that SAT scores are important but carry less weight than GPA and courses. Without testing means that we do not review standardized test results (SAT or ACT) for general admission and the examination of an excellence scholarship. This differs from the growing number of “optional test” institutions, where you can choose whether you want to include your test result in admission. In the United States, the majority of universities incentivize students by helping them obtain college loans by taking certain courses in high school. Dual enrollment (also known as double credit), AP credit, and CLEP credit (Life Experience Credit) are some of the most popular programs available to students.
However, policies regarding these loans vary from university to university. These programs have several advantages, such as a higher GPA, increased chances of graduating, and a shorter time to complete. Students can easily apply for AP and CLEP credits by attending collegeboard.org and submitting the results to the university of their choice. Learn how to prepare for the holistic review process. When you submit your test results, we will not review them for general admission or merit scholarships. We will add them to your file in case they are needed in the future. Starting with the 2020-21 admissions cycle, Northern Illinois University will no longer review SAT scores for admission. The GPA at Northern Illinois University is 3.3. After being accepted into NIU through the holistic review process, you may be selected for our SAFE programme, which provides additional guidance and support. You can also nominate yourself to participate. Learn more about participating in the SAFE program. This compelling research shows that disadvantaged students with disabilities are disadvantaged due to the cost and inaccessibility of standardized test preparation resources and courses.
We are constantly working to remove unnecessary and biased barriers throughout a student`s educational journey to promote success and social mobility. In terms of ACT scores, applicants must be accepted to Northern Illinois University, the latest data suggests that one needs an average ACT score of 22. In addition, most applicants accepted by Northern Illinois University have composite ACT scores between 19 and 25. The minimum ACT score required to be considered for NIU approval is currently 19. In addition, submission of ACT scores is mandatory to be considered for admission. The latest information shows that 26% of applicants submit their ACT scores for admission to this institute. In a holistic review of applications, we consider many factors, including your academic readiness, academic performance, motivation, resilience, and ingenuity. This helps us get to know you personally and determine your likely ability to succeed. If your GPA is less than 3.0, we process your application through a holistic review – a personalized assessment of your application and situation.
In addition to your academic performance, our holistic assessment process also takes into account your individual situation, commitment and performance. As part of the process, we ask you to provide one or more of the following: Some scholarships still require SAT or ACT. A good referral sometimes improves your chances, but the most important thing is to make sure you`re not disqualified because one is missing. Our decision to become test-free is based on our deep commitment to making higher education accessible, affordable and equitable for a large and diverse student body. National college studies, as well as our own analysis, show that a high school student`s GPA is a much better indicator of future academic success than performance on a standardized test. Northern Illinois University, which accepts less than half of applicants, has a selective admissions process. If you meet the school`s minimum GPA requirement of 3.0 and have completed the required courses in high school, you have a good chance of being accepted. Composite point range that the institution systematically adopts, below which admission should be considered reached. Next, the college reviews the holistic parts of your application to select from students who have passed Phase 1.