Northeastern Illinois University

Chicago, IL

Northeastern Illinois University

Chicago, IL

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Tuition & Fees

$11,827

$21,720

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

43%

male

57%

female

14

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

60%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,965
Declined 1,920
Total Received 4,885
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Public

6,822

undergraduate students

2,369

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Northeastern Illinois University, founded in 1867, is a public university. Its 67-acre campus is located eight miles from downtown Chicago.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 9,191
Established in 1867
Coeducational Coeducational

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67-acre campus in Chicago (population: 2,716,450). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city

Northeastern Illinois University
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL
60625

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
3%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
23%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
5%
Top 1/4
20%
Top 1/2
58%
Bottom 1/2
42%
Bottom 1/4
11%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
500
25th
400
75th
510
25th
410
75th
20
25th
15
75th
19
25th
15
75th
21
25th
15

Admissions Facts

Application fee $30
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Application deadline (final deadline) July 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

60%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,965
Declined 1,920
Total Received 4,885

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Secondary School Record

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Completion of college-prepatory program
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

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Financial Aid

61%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$7,400

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $9,893
Additional fees $1,934
Books & supplies $2,400
Total $14,227
Average Financial Aid - $7,400
Total with Avg. Aid $6,827
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Financial Aid Office


P: 773 442-5000
F: 773 442-6443
financial-aid@neiu.edu

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Anthropology, General.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Bilingual and Multilingual Education.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business/Commerce, General.
Chemistry, General.
Communication and Media Studies, Other.
Community Health and Preventive Medicine.
Computer Science.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Economics, General.
Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English Language and Literature, General.
Environmental Science.
Environmental Studies.
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Finance, General.
General Studies.
Geography.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
Gerontology.
Graphic Design.
History Teacher Education.
History, General.
Human Resources Development.
International/Globalization Studies.
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching.
Latin American Studies.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Linguistics.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling.
Mathematics, General.
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor.
Music, General.
Philosophy.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Public Health, General.
Reading Teacher Education.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Social Sciences, Other.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other.
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor.
Women's Studies.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Interdisciplinary Studies
  2. Psychology
  3. Accounting

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

9,191

total students

98%

in-state

2%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

74%

6,822
students

Female
57%
3,859

Male
43%
2,963

26%

2,369
students

Female
62%
1,478

Male
38%
891

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

54%

3,696
students

Female
57%
2,099

Male
43%
1,597

46%

3,126
students

Female
57%
1,760

Male
43%
1,366

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
10%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
38%
Hispanic/Latino
26%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

2%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 41
Countries most often represented China
India
Mexico
Pakistan
Poland
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation
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