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Discover your limitless creativity and open new doors of opportunity by joining us at NIU and studying with our renown faculty. Apply today! We have great news for those of you outside the state of Illinois - out-of-state tuition has been eliminated, bringing the culmination of your dreams into reach.

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College of Visual and Performing Arts
Music Building
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, IL 60115

Fax: 815-753-6296


Out-of-state tuition rates have been eliminated for U.S. students.

Check out the latest on the renovations to the Stevens Building.

Stay up to date with everything going on in NIU's College of Visual and Performing Arts by reading the brand new Arts Blog, featuring events, students, faculty, alumni, cool videos and much more.