Northeastern Illinois University

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

5500 North St. Louis Avenue

Chicago, IL 60625

(773) 442-4000

Fax: (773) 442-4020



Contact: Janice Harring-Hendon

Director of Admissions and Records
Main Address

5500 North St. Louis Avenue

Chicago, IL 60625

(773) 583-4050

www.neiu.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 8,987

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,017

Degree-seeking undergrads: 8,787

Graduate enrollment: 2,206

Setting

Urban setting

Very large city (over 500,000)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $25

Online application fee: $25
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 71%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 64%


College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

Women’s Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business – General B
Business Administration/Management B
Finance/Banking B
Marketing Management B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B

Education

Bilingual/Bicultural Education B
Early Childhood Education B
Elementary Education B
Physical Education B
Special Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B
Speech/Rhetorical Studies B

Foreign Language & Literature

French B
Linguistics B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Community Health Services B

History

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies B
Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Studies B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Geology B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Social Work B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies B

Social Sciences

Anthropology B
Economics B
Geography B
Political Science/Government B
Social Sciences – General B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Northeastern Illinois University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(773) 583-4050
Website:www.neiu.edu/
Type of School:4-year, Public
Apply Online:https://apply.neiu.edu/admissions/pages/welcome.aspx
Address:5500 N Saint Louis Ave, Chicago, IL 60625-4699
Setting:Rural: Distant
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:9,538
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):20%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:16 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:8,470 (89% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$10,138
Out-of-state Tuition:$18,514
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:72%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$7,687

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Northeastern Illinois University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Northeastern Illinois University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies22
Biological and Biomedical Sciences11
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services52
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs11
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services11
Education610
English Language and Literature/Letters11
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics21
Health Professions and Related Programs22
History11
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities2
Mathematics and Statistics11
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies11
Natural Resources and Conservation2
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Physical Sciences32
Psychology1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions22
Social Sciences52
Visual and Performing Arts21
Grand total4332

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

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Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Northeastern Illinois University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$10,138
Out-of-state$18,514
Books and supplies$2,400

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$7,797
Out-of-state$14,205

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid51372%
Grant or scholarship aid43361%$7,687
Student loan aid11817%$4,971

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid4,30753%$5,597
Federal student loans2,41630%$6,797

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Northeastern Illinois University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Northeastern Illinois University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants6,2032,8283,375
Percent admitted100%71%71%
Percent admitted who enrolled13%12%13%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Northeastern Illinois University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment9,538
Undergraduate enrollment7,665
Graduate enrollment1,873

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Northeastern Illinois University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
    • Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

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