Northeastern Illinois University Admission RequirementsChicago, Illinois
Chances of getting into Northeastern Illinois University
|Admission Standards||Extremely Easy|
How hard is it to get into Northeastern Illinois University and can I get accepted? The school has a 56% acceptance rate ranking it #16 in Illinois for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 3,320 out of 5,968 applicants were admitted making Northeastern Illinois University a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 81 percent. Northeastern Illinois University typically accepts and attracts "B-" average high school students. Only 14% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.
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Northeastern Illinois University SAT Scores
SAT RangeNot Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT83%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||N/A|
|SAT Math 25th||380|
|SAT Composite 25th||N/A|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||N/A|
|SAT Math 75th||490|
|SAT Composite 75th||N/A|
|Average SAT Score||N/A|
Northeastern Illinois University ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT21%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||16|
|ACT Math 25th||15|
|ACT Composite 25th||15|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||21|
|ACT Math 75th||21|
|ACT Composite 75th||22|
|Average ACT Score||18|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Northeastern Illinois University?
Admission data indicates that Northeastern Illinois University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 15 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 81 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 12 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 18 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 22 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #47 in Illinois for highest average ACT composite score. 21 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Northeastern Illinois University.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|22 and Above||Good||>70%|
|18 to 22||Avg +||56%-70%|
|15 to 18||Avg -||45%-56%|
|12 to 15||Reach||34%-45%|
|Less than 12||Low||<34%|
Avg. High School GPA2.87
Typical High School GradesB-
You can get into Northeastern Illinois University with slightly below average high school grades. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Northeastern Illinois University was 2.87 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #50 in Illinois for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Northeastern Illinois University accepts 56% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||7%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||8%||Good|
|3.00 to 3.25||14%||Avg +|
|2.75 to 3.00||28%||Avg +|
|2.50 to 2.75||21%||Avg -|
|2.25 to 2.50||8%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Reach|
61% of Northeastern Illinois University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||8%|
|Top 25% of class||24%|
|Top 50% of class||61%|
|Bottom 50% of class||39%|
|Bottom 25% of class||16%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||13%||15%||14%|
Applications were DueJul 1, 2020
Days left to ApplyNone
The application deadline for Fall 2020 has passed. Applications were due on Jul 1, 2020.
What are the requirements for admission to Northeastern Illinois University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Neither required nor recommended|
|High School Class Rank||Required|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=147776 IPEDS survey data for Northeastern Illinois University.
Frequently Asked Questions
83% of students submit their SAT scores to Northeastern Illinois University. 21% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
56% of those who apply are granted admission to Northeastern Illinois University. Admission competition is low and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.