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Northern Illinois University

Department of Industrial Engineering

De Kalb, IL

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Overview

Northern Illinois University / Department of Industrial Engineering is located in De Kalb, IL.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 88

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

211
Applied
143
Accepted
41
Enrolled
68%

Applying

40
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st May 1st No
Spring deadline November 1st October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.75

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

135
Total Graduate Students
41%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
58%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.44%
Black or African American 4.44%
White or Caucasian 14%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 23.7%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 0.74%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (83%)
Female (16%)

Faculty

5
Total faculty
Full-time - 4
Part-time - 1
Male (4)
Female (1)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Assembly robots, engineering ethics, quality cost models, data mining
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address De Kalb, IL  60115-2854
United States
Contact Dr. Purushothaman Damodaran
Chair
Phone: 815-753-1349
Fax: 815-753-0823