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Northeastern Illinois University Tuition & Cost

Chicago, Illinois

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State Illinois Resident Sticker Price
$30,234
In State Costs for Northeastern Illinois University
Fee Cost
Tuition$9,893
Books and Supplies$2,400
Other Fees$1,934
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $9,698
Other Expenses Budget$6,309
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
$40,127
Out of State Costs for Northeastern Illinois University
Fee Cost
Tuition$19,786
Books and Supplies$2,400
Other Fees$1,934
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $9,698
Other Expenses Budget$6,309

Residents of Illinois pay an annual total price of $30,234 to attend Northeastern Illinois University on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $9,893 for tuition, $2,400 for books and supplies and $1,934 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $40,127 which is 32.7% higher than Illinois residents. The tuition charge is $19,786 while books and supplies are $2,400 and other fees come in at $1,934.

All price data is sourced from the 2020/2021 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend Northeastern Illinois University when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2019/2020
$14,831
Net Price by Income Northeastern Illinois University
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$13,989
$30,001 to $48,000$13,290
$48,001 to $75,000$16,540
$75,001 to $110,000$19,808
$110,000+n/a

The average reported annual net price for Northeastern Illinois University for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $14,831 in 2019/2020. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

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Financial Aid

90% of full-time undergrad Northeastern Illinois University received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $10,494 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 25% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $9,569 and 2% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $11,073.

Finanical Aid Northeastern Illinois University
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $10,494 90%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $2,589 31%
Pell Grants $4,997 74%
Other Federal Grants $731 19%
State and Local Grants $5,310 77%
Federal Student Loans $9,569 25%
Other Student Loans $11,073 2%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Northeastern Illinois University, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $53,492. The loan balance of $53,492 is a four year multiple of the $13,373 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $510 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 2.75%.

Example Loan $53,492
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $510.37
Total Interest Paid $7,752.72
Sum of All Loan Payments $61,244.72

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
$120,936
Year Illinois Residents Non Residents
1 $30,234 $40,127
2 $31,928 $42,375
3 $33,717 $44,750
4 $35,606 $47,257

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at Northeastern Illinois University to be $120,936 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 5.6% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at Northeastern Illinois University
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Illinois Residents $412 $1,236 $1,648
Out of State Residents $824 $2,472 $3,296

Estimated cost for a class at Northeastern Illinois University based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at Northeastern Illinois University versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Northeastern Illinois University Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan No
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan Yes

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