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Students at Northern Illinois University

About the Students

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What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 94 responses
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  • Active
    35%
  • Aspiring
    19%
  • Some are friendly, some are not nice
    19%
  • Bored
    13%
  • Complex
    10%
  • Enthusiastic
    3%
  • Diverse
    1%
Female Undergrads
50%
Male Undergrads
50%
Student Primary Residence
  • In-State
    95%
  • Out-of-State
    5%
  • International
    0%
  • Unknown
    0%
Student Age
  • Under 18
    0%
  • 18-19
    29%
  • 20-21
    35%
  • 22-24
    24%
  • Over 25
    11%
Household Income Levels
  • <$30k
    33%
  • $30k-$48k
    17%
  • $49k-$75k
    16%
  • $76k-$110k
    16%
  • $110k+
    19%

Ethnic Diversity

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64%
of students say the student body is very diverse in ethnic heritage.146 responses
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49%
of students say the student body is very diverse in national origin (international students).146 responses
Racial Diversity
  • African American
    15%
  • Asian
    5%
  • Hispanic
    17%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    2%
  • Multiracial
    4%
  • Native American
    0%
  • Pacific Islander
    0%
  • Unknown
    1%
  • White
    57%

Politics On Campus

Poll
What political party do you associate yourself with?
Based on 80 responses
  • Republican
    11%
  • Democratic
    45%
  • Independent
    10%
  • Other party not mentioned
    1%
  • I don't care about politics
    33%
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How would you best describe the political beliefs of campus as a whole?
Based on 143 responses
  • Progressive/very liberal
    6%
  • Liberal
    24%
  • Moderate
    17%
  • Conservative
    5%
  • Very conservative
    1%
  • Libertarian
    1%
  • Not sure
    45%
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