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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
(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.