At A Glance

Founded: 1962
President: Dr. J. Scott Cameron

The National Intelligence University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE), 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 (267-284-5000). Middle States Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

NIU’s Joint Professional Military Education (JPME) program is approved by the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, allowing selected, qualified military officers to receive JPME I credit after completion of a designated program of study concurrent with the NIU master’s degree.

Member: Consortium of Universities of the Washington Metropolitan Area

Bachelor of Science in Intelligence
Master of Science of Strategic Intelligence
Master of Science and Technology Intelligence

Main Campus:
Intelligence Community Campus in Bethesda, MD

Additional Locations:
NIU European Academic Center, Molesworth, UK
NIU Quantico Academic Center, Quantico, VA
NIU Southern Academic Center, MacDill AFB, FL

2017-2018 Student Enrollment (Fall):

Full-time students: 163
Part-time students: 405
Thesis-Only Enrollment: 97

Part-Time Student Enrollment:
Evening: 54
Weekend: 93
Space Available: 36
Certificate: 81
All Other: 141

Academic Centers:
NIU European Academic Center: 26
NIU Quantico Academic Center: 25
NIU Southern Academic Center: 30

Average Class Size: 13

Faculty Totals:

Effective AY 2017, faculty count computation was revised which may impact how current figures compare to previously published figures. Full-time and part-time faculty categories were reviewed and updated to better reflect the academic position terms and conditions of NIU hiring and teaching. Administrative, research, and adjunct faculty are not reflected in this data.

Faculty Total: 88
Full-time Faculty: 77 (Includes all full-time Government, Military, and Contract faculty)
Part-time Faculty: 11 (Includes Reserve faculty)
Student to Faculty Ratio: 4.1 to 1

Graduation Rates:
Full-Time: 81% [5-Year Trend: 86%]
Part-Time: 43% [5-Year Trend: 45%]

By Degree:
Undergraduate: 100%
Graduate: 65%
Graduate Only: 81%

By Degree Program:
Bachelor of Science: 100%
Master of Science of Strategic Intelligence: 65%
Master of Science and Technology Intelligence: 66%

Graduate Full-time Only by Degree Program:
Master of Science of Strategic Intelligence: 83%
Master of Science and Technology Intelligence: 73%

Organizations Represented in the 2017-18 Student Body
Afghanistan-Pakistan Hands
Alliance of Intelligence Operations
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives
Central Intelligence Agency
Defense Intelligence Agency
Defense Information Systems Agency
Defense Threat Reduction Agency
Department of the Air Force
Department of the Army
Department of Commerce
Department of Defense
Department of Health and Human Services
Department of Homeland Security
Department of Justice
Department of the Navy
Department of State
Department of Treasury
Drug Enforcement Administration
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
Marine Corps Intelligence Activity
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
National Reconnaissance Office
National Security Agency
Naval Criminal Investigative Service
Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Office of the Director of National Intelligence
Office of Naval Intelligence
Office of Personnel Management
U.S. Air Force Office of Special Investigations
U.S. Air National Guard
U.S. Air Force
U.S. Air Force Reserve
U.S. Army
U.S. Army Intelligence Security Command
U.S. Army National Guard
U.S. Army Reserve
U.S. Coast Guard
U.S. Coast Guard Reserve
U.S. Congress
U.S. Marine Corps
U.S. Marine Corps Reserve
U.S. Navy
U.S. Navy Reserve
U.S. Secret Service