Northeastern Illinois University

Acceptance Rate 58 %
SAT Average 1,015
Tuition & Fees $21,161
Student Population 8,103
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $4,304

Academic Overview

Northeastern Illinois University is a public, 4 or more years institute located in Chicago, Illinois. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Master's degree. The 2020 tuition & fees are $11,462 for Illinois residents and $21,161 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 8,103 students are enrolled in. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 58% and the graduation rate is 21% last year.
The salary after graduation from Northeastern Illinois University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $41,900. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2020 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2019-2020, tuition and fees of Northeastern Illinois University are $11,462 for Illinois residents and $21,161 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its 2020 tuition and fees are $8,744 for in-state students and $16,164 for out-of-state students.
Northeastern Illinois University 2020 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2019-2020 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2020 key academic statistics at Northeastern Illinois. The acceptance rate of Northeastern Illinois is 58% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 16%. The average graduation rate is 21% and no students have transferred out from the school. The average received amount of financial aid is $4,304 and 68% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 8,103 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1.
[Chart] Academic Statistics
Acceptance Rate for Northeastern Illinois University is 58 %.
Graduation Rate for Northeastern Illinois University is 21 %
Retention Rate for Northeastern Illinois University is 49 %
Student Population for Northeastern Illinois University is 8,103
Student to Faculty Rate for Northeastern Illinois University is 14 %
The average received amount of financial aid is $4,304 at Northeastern Illinois University.

Offered Degrees

Northeastern Illinois offers 74 major programs on-site (in-person class) only. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree410
Master's Degree330

Special Learning Opportunities

Northeastern Illinois University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:440)
Board/Meal Plan

Veterans Benefits

Northeastern Illinois University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges