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Northeastern Illinois University

Overview

Student Population
8,984
Northeastern Illinois University overview
Location Chicago, Illinois
Online neiu.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Northeastern Illinois University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing No
Religious Affiliation Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Chicago, Illinois, Northeastern Illinois University is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 6,788 prospective students applied, and 4,710 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 830 enrolled in the school.  4,501 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 4,483 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $9,055 plus fees of $1,681. Northeastern Illinois University is ranked 1322 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Admission Standards
Extremely Easy 
Northeastern Illinois University overview
SAT 990/1120
ACT 15/19
GPA 2.87
Applications Accepted
69.4% 
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Applications Due Jul 1, 2020
Applicant Competition Low

Annual Cost to Attend

Illinois Resident Tuition
$9,055
In State Costs for Northeastern Illinois University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$2,400
Other Fees$1,681
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $11,424
Budget for Other Expenses$6,489
Total One Year Cost$31,049
Out of State Tuition
$18,111
Out of State Costs for Northeastern Illinois University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$2,400
Other Fees$1,681
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $11,424
Budget for Other Expenses$6,489
Total One Year Cost$40,105

Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$40,000 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
23% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Northeastern Illinois University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 20%
Education 14%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 10%
Social Sciences 9%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 6%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=147776 IPEDS survey data for Northeastern Illinois University.