College of Education Facts

1,148
undergraduate students

1,222
graduate students

U.S. News & World Report ranked our online graduate programs
No. 5, earning a sixth consecutive spot among the nation's top five.

8 Undergraduate Programs

14 Master’s Programs

6 Doctoral Programs

1 Educational Specialist Program

6 Minors

26 Certificates and Endorsements

668
degrees awarded

$1,256,519
recieved in new grants


Over $244,477 
awarded in scholarships


53,792
living College of Education Alumni

Over 67 percent of them live in Illinois

99 percent edTPA pass rate


1 out of every 5 superintendents in Illinois is an NIU graduate


1 out of every 12 principals in Illinois is an NIU graduate

1 out of every 12 teachers in Illinois is an NIU graduate

84
Tenured/Tenure
Track Faculty


5
Presidential
Professors

3
Endowed
Professorships

5
Fullbright
Scholars 

157
Faculty Authored
Publications

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General Information
Phone 815-753-1949
Graham Hall 321

Student Services
Phone 815-753-8352
Gabel Hall 138

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