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Northern Illinois University

Department of Computer Science

De Kalb, IL

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Overview

Northern Illinois University / Department of Computer Science 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 102

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

244
Applied
169
Accepted
60
Enrolled
69%

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 Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

175
Total Graduate Students
33%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
66%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.14%
Black or African American 0.57%
White or Caucasian 9%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 18.86%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 0.57%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (64%)
Female (36%)

Faculty

14
Total faculty
Full-time - 14
Part-time - 0
Male (11)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Databases, theorem proving, artificial intelligence, neural networks, computer ethics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address De Kalb, IL  60115-2854
United States
Contact Dr. Nicholas Karonis
Chair
Email: karonis@niu.edu
Phone: 815-753-0349
Fax: 815-753-0342