College Brand - NIU - College of Business

Why NIU Business?


Brand Promise:

NIU Business... Where the Classroom Meets the Business World

  • NIU College of Business faculty incorporate the following into their classes:
    • Business/professional guest speakers
    • Projects with real-world business connections
    • Case studies with real-world business connections
    • Company tours or class trips to firms
  • The majority of NIU College of Business faculty have had professional experience in industry before coming to NIU.
  • The majority of NIU College of Business faculty participate in consulting activities in private industry.
  • College-wide, every academic department provides:
    • Business-sponsored scholarships
    • Business-sponsored internships
    • Discipline-specific professional organizations
    • Discipline-specific Meet the Firm events
  • The NIU College of Business Office of the Dean as well as all of its academic departments collaborate with business advisory boards that are made up of business professionals who share their insights and experiences.