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Scholarship Calculator

Northern Illinois University offers a variety of scholarships to incoming freshman students based upon their academic credentials. Complete all fields in the form below to calculate your estimated award amount.



High School GPA
(Unweighted / on 4.0 scale)


ACT Composite Score
- or -

SAT Critical Reading
(taken through January 2016)

- and - SAT Math
(through January 2016)


- or -

SAT Critical Reading
(taken April 2016 or later)

- and - SAT Math
(April 2016 or later)


To receive full consideration for scholarships, students must apply to NIU and submit all official documents by December 1 for fall admission, and October 1 for spring admission. After the priority deadline, scholarships will be awarded on a rolling basis if funds remain available.