Why Consider Online Learning?Distance learning at Northern Illinois University means doing school work when it's convenient for you. Online courses are an excellent option for busy students while online degree programs are popular with older students or those who work full-time.
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We wanted to speak to you about the number of online degrees at Northern Illinois University, but that information could not be determined.
How Many Students Participate in Online Learning at Northern Illinois University?
Of the 20,611 students currently enrolled at Northern Illinois University, about 7.6% (1,569) participate in some form of distance or online learning, and 466 students take classes exclusively online.
Students enrolled in online programs live in a variety of places. 453 live in Illinois, 466 live in the U.S.A. and none live outside of the U.S.A. Long live the Internet!
The following chart shows you how many students are involved in online classes depending on their degree. Non-Seekers are students who are not currently enrolled in a degree program.
|Undergraduate degree seeking students represent 74.7% of the Northern Illinois University student body.|
A small minority of undergraduate degree seekers (6.6%) take at least one class online.
Of the 1,015 who take at least one online course, a small minority (19.0%) take all their courses online.
The 193 undergraduate degree seekers who take all their courses online live in the following places.
|Undergraduate students who are not seeking a degree represent 0.2% of the Northern Illinois University student body.|
A small minority of undergraduate non-degree seekers (4.5%) take at least one class online.
Of the 2 who take at least one online course, the vast majority (100.0%) take all their courses online.
The 2 undergraduate non-seekers who take all their classes live in the following places.
|Graduate students represent 25.1% of the Northern Illinois University student body.|
A small minority of graduate students (10.7%) take at least one class online.
Of the 552 who take at least one online course, about half (49.1%) take all their courses online.
The 271 graduate students who take all their classes online live in the following places.
For more information, check out our section on Graduations at Northern Illinois University.