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.

In October 2012, NIU’s Joint Professional Military Education (JPME) program was 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-Bethesda, Bethesda, MD

Additional Locations:
NIU Academic Center at the National Security Agency, Ft. Meade, MD
NIU European Academic Center, Molesworth, UK
NIU Quantico Academic Center, Quantico, VA
NIU Southern Academic Center, MacDill AFB, FL

Other Instructional Sites:
Joint Intelligence Training Academy Pacific (JITAP), Pearl Harbor, HI

2015-2016 Student Enrollment:
Total Enrollment: 714
Full-time students: 188
Part-time students: 433 (includes fall quarter Post Baccalaureate Certificate enrollment)
Evening: 46
Weekend: 56 (Reserve & Monthly Executive-formats)
Space Available: 34
DIA Cohort: 5
Thesis Only: 83
Post Baccalaureate Certificate: 92 (fall enrollment only)
All Other: 117

Academic Centers:
NIU Academic Center @ NGA: 34
NIU Academic Center @ NSA: 24
NIU European Academic Center: 16
NIU Quantico Academic Center: 22
NIU Southern Academic Center: 42

Average Class Size: 15

Faculty Totals:
Full-time faculty: 64
Part-time faculty: 90 (includes Reserve and Adjunct faculty)
Student to Faculty Ratio: 4 to 1

Graduation Rates:
Defined as the percentage of students who earn their degree within 100% of normal completion or in one year (full-time students) and within 150% of normal completion or in three years (part-time students). (All rates except full-time only include both full-time and/or part-time data through 2012-13. Full-time only rates are reported for AY 2014-15.)
Undergraduate: 96%
Graduate: 67%
Part-Time Only: 42%
Full-Time Only: 91%

By Degree:
Bachelor of Science: 96%
Master of Science of Strategic Intelligence: 66%
Master of Science and Technology Intelligence: 74%

Full-time Only by Degree:
Bachelor of Science: 100%
Master of Science of Strategic Intelligence: 84%
Master of Science and Technology Intelligence: 100%

Organizations Represented in the 2015-16 Student Body
Afghanistan-Pakistan Hands
Alliance of Intelligence Operations
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives
Central Intelligence Agency
Defense Intelligence Agency
Department of the Air Force
Department of the Army
Department of Defense
Department of Energy
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
Marine Corps Intelligence Activity
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
National Reconnaissance Office
National Security Agency
Naval Criminal Investigative Service
Office of the Director of National Intelligence
Office of the Secretary of Defense
Office of Naval Intelligence
U.S. Agency for International Development
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 National Guard
U.S. Army Reserve
U.S. Capitol Police
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