7,665
Students
Financial aid thermometer
9,950
Avg. Financial Aid
Minimal
Admission Difficulty
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Northeastern Illinois University is a Comprehensive institution located in Chicago, IL, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL  60625
United States
Contact Ms. Zarrin Kerwell
Admissions Counselor
Email: admrec@neiu.edu
Phone: 773-442-4026
Fax: 773-794-6243

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, And Group Studies Related Checkmark
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
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Human Resources Management Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
Bilingual And Multilingual Education Checkmark
Early Childhood Education Checkmark
Elementary Education Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Checkmark
Rhetoric And Composition Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
French Checkmark
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Community Health Services Counseling Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry Checkmark
Geology/earth Science Checkmark
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Related Checkmark
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/safety Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Economics Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
Sociology Checkmark
Urban Studies/affairs Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Music Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

7,665
Enrolled
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Female Admissions

3,375
Females Applied
2,397
Females Accepted
71%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,828
Males Applied
2,008
Males Accepted
71%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

30
Application Fee
2.83
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer July 1st Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 19 16 20

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

10,415
In-state
20,830
Out-of-state
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Fees

2,136
Full-time student fees
11,424
Room & board
8,424
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered Yes
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

9,950
Avg. Financial Aid Package
10,174
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
3,400
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,087
Avg. Loan Aid
2,328
Avg. Grant Aid
7,826
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
89% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
8%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

7,665
Total undergrad students
5%
International Students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 38.11%
Black or African American 10.82%
White or Caucasian 30.58%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.18%
Asian 9.21%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.3%
Two or more races 1.73%
Other 4.11%

Gender

Male (43.8%)
Female (56.2%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Not Reported
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 3%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
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Campus events:
Talent Show, Student Organization Fair and Welcome Week

Student Services

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Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Student Government Association, United Greek Council, ASSW - Association of Student Social Workers, Accounting Associates and Computer Science Society

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball Checkmark No No
Basketball Checkmark No No
Crew Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark No No
Crew Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No

Faculty

623
Total Faculty
14:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 349
Part-time - 274
Male - 325
Female - 325