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Top 25 of 2012: NIU rises in U.S. News rankings

December 26, 2012

As 2012 draws to a close, NIU Today is offering a look back at 25 of the top stories from the year.

No. 5

The U.S. News and World Report college rankings held good news for Northern Illinois University this year, climbing to 189, out of more than 1,500 schools considered for ranking. NIU climbed to number 108 among public universities in the rankings.EDU-College-Rankings_Widget_400x278_college-hp400x278

NIU garnered recognition as a Best Undergraduate Engineering Program, ranking No. 69 in the nation, as well as a Best Undergraduate Business Program with a 166 ranking. High school counselors are becoming more keenly aware of the quality of education and learning environment NIU delivers to its students, which is reflected in the significant 48 point improvement in high school counselor rankings to 183.

The complete story can be found here.