Northeastern Illinois University

Chicago, IL

Northeastern Illinois University

Chicago, IL

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Undergrad Diversity International Business Education

Tuition & Fees

$25,581

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
2%
24-29
8%
18-23
45%
12-17
41%
6-11
2%
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undergraduateRatios

43%

male

57%

female

1

teacher

13

students

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Selective

58%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,755
Declined 1,956
Total Received 4,711
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Public

5,700

undergraduate students

1,723

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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Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 7,423
Established in 1961
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.

  • Metropolitan area: Chicago
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: O'Hare International

Northeastern Illinois University
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago
60625

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
2.84%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Government Association
  • United Greek Council
  • ASSW - Association of Student Social Workers
  • Accounting Associates
  • Computer Science Society

Top Events

  • Talent Show
  • Student Organization Fair
  • Welcome Week
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
3%
Top 1/4
11%
Top 1/2
40%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
2%
24-29
8%
18-23
45%
12-17
41%
6-11
2%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $30
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 2.96

Selective

58%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,755
Declined 1,956
Total Received 4,711

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
standardized test scores

Considered

application essay
class rank
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes
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Financial Facts

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Varsity Sports

M W

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Crew, Cross-country running, Football, Ice hockey, Racquetball, Rock climbing, Softball, Table tennis, Tennis, Weight lifting

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Crew, Cross-country running, Football, Ice hockey, Racquetball, Rock climbing, Softball, Table tennis, Tennis, Weight lifting

Club Sports Men

Baseball, Basketball, Soccer, Volleyball

Club Sports Women

Basketball, Soccer, Volleyball

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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Anthropology
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 Services/Liaison/Counseling
Computer Science
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Economics, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Studies
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
Finance, General
French Language and Literature
Geography
Geology/Earth Science, General
History, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics, General
Music, General
Philosophy
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other
Rhetoric and Composition
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
Urban Studies/Affairs
Women's Studies
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

7,423

total students

99.39%

in-state

0.61%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

77%

5,700
students

Female
57%
3,251

Male
43%
2,449

23%

1,723
students

Female
64%
1,104

Male
36%
619

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

57%

3,294
students

Female
58%
1,879

Male
42%
1,415

43%

2,406
students

Female
58%
1,372

Male
42%
1,034

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 59%
Student 4 year graduation rate 4%
Student 5 year graduation rate 12%
Student 6 year graduation rate 6%

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
10%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
39%
Hispanic/Latino
26%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

915

Transfer students enrolled

12%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: July 1

Transfer difficulty

'Minimally difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Women's center

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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