Rankings and Recognition

NIU's College of Education continues the institution's 100-year history of preparing professional educators for the region and nation. There are over 53,000 College of Education alumni, and over 67 percent live in Illinois. One of every five superintendents in Illinois is an NIU graduate, one out of every 12 Principals in Illinois is an NIU graduate and one out of every 12 Teachers in Illinois is an NIU graduate.

College of Education Earns National Rankings

U.S. News and World Report

College of Education Earns Academic Prestige

Accreditation

Awards

  • The Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision program in the Department of Counseling, Adult and Higher Education received the 2018 NCACES Innovative Counselor Education Program Award. Given by the North Central Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, this award honors an outstanding, innovative and/or unique counseling or counselor education program at an institution in the NCACES region.

School District Partnerships

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Dean's Office
General Information
Phone 815-753-1949
Graham Hall 321

Student Services
Phone 815-753-8352
Gabel Hall 138

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