About the College of Business

The NIU College of Business combines the connected community of a small, private college with a world-class reputation and resources. We're among the top universities in the nation for diversity and overall academic education. Learn more about our ranking and recognitions.

We offer a blend of high-quality instruction and collaborative, hands-on learning opportunities. Our dedicated faculty and staff keep student success at the heart of everything they do. We also have deep connections with over 300 firms in Chicago and the suburbs, from Fortune companies to entrepreneurial startups. These benefits combine with our strong alumni network to help our students reach their academic and professional goals.

Placement Information


Fall 2015 Fall 2016 Fall 2017 Fall 2018 Fall 2019
Total Undergraduate Enrollment – College of Business 2,599 2,498 2,435 2,309 2,192
Total Graduate Enrollment – College of Business 915 920 818 634 766
M.S. in Financial Risk Management (MS FRM) 7 11 8 19
Master of Accountancy (MAC) 15 24 34
Master of Accounting Science (MAS) 146 154 158 135 112
Master of Business Administration (MBA) 515 477 391 352 289
M.S. in Management Information Systems (MS MIS) 197 226 194 157 154
M.S. in Data Analytics (MS DA) 82
M.S. in Digital Marketing (MS DM) 20 56
M.S. in Taxation (MST) 57 56 49 41 20

Contact Us

NIU College of Business
Barsema Hall
740 Garden Road
DeKalb, IL 60115

Departmental Contacts

NIU College of Business AACSB Accredited

Higher Education in Diversity Award - 2021 Top Colleges for Diversity

P&Q Best Undergraduate Business Schools logo

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