Chicago, IL
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
83%
17%
student ratio
24
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
April 1
fall application deadline
42%
acceptance rate
1 Degree Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Gerontology Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 1
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required and paper and project or thesis, practicum
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

42% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 7
    • Accepted 3
    • Acceptance Rate 42
    • Enrolled Not Reported
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $30
    • Application Fee - International $30
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline April 1st Not Reported Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline August 15th Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degrees15 hours in social sciences (3 hours in gerontology), 1 course in research methods or statistics, minimum GPA of 2.75
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students24
    • Female Percentage83%
    • Male Percentage17%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students24
    • Part-time Percentage92%
    • Full-time Percentage8%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino8%
    • Black / African American12%
    • White / Caucasian50%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian17%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races9%
    • Unknown or International Student4%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty19
    • Full-time Percentage68%
    • Part-time Percentage32%
    • Female Percentage74%
    • Male Percentage26%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchLater life development, cultural diversity, humanities and aging, elder abuse, AIDS and aging, computer training
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Program in Gerontology

College of Arts and Sciences
Northeastern Illinois University

3701 W. Bryn Mawr LWH 0041
Chicago, IL 60625-4699
United States

Dr. Lisa Hollis-Sawyer

Coordinator/Advisor

Phone: 773-442-5846
Email: l-hollissawyer@neiu.edu

Ms. Martha Narvaez

Graduate Admission Representative

Phone: 773-442-6006
Email: m-narvaez@neiu.edu

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