AffordableCollegesOnline.org, which ranked the colleges, states that Illinois boasts some of the best four-year online college programs in the nation.
Ranked as No. 8, NIU provides online and blended courses for certificate, undergraduate, and graduate programs. Online course work includes online games, discussions, and simulations and may require students to meet periodically on campus.
Undergraduate programs offering online classes include nursing, liberal arts and sciences, and health and human sciences. Nursing, business management, geography, public health, and industrial management and technology are examples of online graduate programs.
Visit the NIU online website to learn more about the variety of online programs.
In addition, the satellite campuses in Rockford, DeKalb, and Naperville offer off-campus academic programs.