ELS/DeKalb is located on Northern Illinois University’s (NIU) main campus, just 104 kilometers west of downtown Chicago. The campus consists of 64 major building located on more than 300 hectares with an enrollment of about 25,000 students. DeKalb is a friendly university community with both urban and rural roots and has an affordable cost of living. NIU is a thriving university that attracts students from around the globe, while serving its students with 63 undergraduate majors and 79 graduate programs, including 11 Ph.D. programs, doctoral degrees in education and the Juris Doctorate.
This institution is approved by the Division of Private Business and Vocational Schools of the Illinois Board of Higher Education. Students with suggestions or complaints may contact:
Illinois Board of Higher Education
1 North Old State Capitol Plaza, Suite 333
Springfield, Illinois 62701-1377