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Northeastern Illinois University
  • 4 Year
  • CHICAGO, IL

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade B+
  5. Athletics
    grade unavailable
  6. Party Scene
    grade B minus
  7. Professors
    grade B+
  8. Location
    grade A minus
  9. Dorms
    grade B
  10. Campus Food
    grade unavailable
  11. Student Life
    grade B
  12. Safety
    grade A minus

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Northeastern Illinois is an above-average public university located in Chicago, Illinois. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 3,019 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Northeastern Illinois acceptance rate is 61%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Social Work and Youth Services, and Computer Science. Graduating 23% of students, Northeastern Illinois alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $32,700.

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5500 N SAINT LOUIS AVE
CHICAGO, IL 60625
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Athletic Division
No data available  
Athletic Conference
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Northeastern Illinois University Rankings

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Northeastern Illinois Admissions

Acceptance Rate
61%
Application Deadline
July 31
SAT Range
810-1010
ACT Range
15-21
Application Fee
$30
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Considered but not required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$14,831 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$10,494 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
90%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
11:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
85%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 72 responses
61%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 87 responses
56%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 87 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    2%
  • On Campus
    0%
  • Online
    98%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
3,019 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
2,201
Undergrads Over 25
43%
Pell Grant
74%
Varsity Athletes
No data available  
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 50 responses
  • Diverse
    84%
  • Colorful
    8%
  • Average
    6%
  • Outgoing
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
40%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 91 responses
Poll
53%
of students say no one pays attention to varsity sports. 114 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 59 responses
  • Average university
    29%
  • Great Experience
    20%
  • I am truly lucky to be at NEIU.
    15%
  • Perfect university
    15%
  • It will do
    8%
  • Amazing English department
    3%
  • Underrated
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$37,900 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
23%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
89%
National
83%
76%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 55 responses

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