Science Schools in DeKalb, Illinois

DeKalb is located in DeKalb county and has a population of 39,018.

For Illinois residents, the average tuition for all DeKalb science schools for the 2009 - 2010 school year was $7,260.00. For non-residents, the average tuition for DeKalb science schools was $14,520.00.

The cost, on average, for books and supplies needed for science schools in DeKalb is $1,400.00. There is one science college in DeKalb for students to choose from. 99 students were reported to have graduated from science programs in DeKalb in the 2008 - 2009 school year.

Science Schools in DeKalb

Northern Illinois University

1425 W. Lincoln Hwy.
DeKalb, IL, 60115

Programs Offered

  • Bachelors in Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology
  • Bachelors in Chemistry
  • Masters in Chemistry
  • PhD in Chemistry
  • Bachelors in Geology / Earth Science
  • Masters in Geology / Earth Science
  • PhD in Geology / Earth Science
  • Bachelors in General Physics
  • Masters in General Physics
  • PhD in General Physics


  • Tuition (in-state): $7,260.00
  • Tuition (out-of-state): $14,520.00
  • Room & Board (on compus): $8,112.00
  • Room & Board (off campus): Not Available

Financial Aid

  • Number of students receiving aid: 2,310
  • Average aid received per student: $7,877.00

Science Salary in DeKalb

ProfessionAverage SalaryNumber Employed in City
Food Scientists and Technologists$68,910.00590
Soil and Plant Scientists$57,150.0040
Biochemists and Biophysicists$80,150.00Not available
Conservation Scientists$73,060.0090
Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists$72,190.00540
Life Scientists, All Other$68,780.00230
Physicists$128,160.00Not available
Materials Scientists$85,190.00500
Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health$78,800.001,350

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