Northeastern Illinois UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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Chicago, Illinois Public Nonprofit regional Accreditation

$11,462

Avg in-state tuition

$21,161

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About Northeastern Illinois University

Northeastern Illinois University is a medium-sized public university located on an urban campus in Chicago, Illinois. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 7,423, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 58%. The university offers 41 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 21%, and a student-faculty ratio of 13:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $11,462, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $21,161.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

58% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Acceptance Rate 58%

Retention Rate 59%

Graduation Rate 21%

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 910-1120

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 15-22

Ways to Learn

On-campus

Learning Environment

59%

Female Student Population

13:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

7k

Number of Students Enrolled

Demographics

Hispanic

36%

White

31%

Black

10%

Unknown

9%

Asian

9%

Non-U.S. Citizen

3%

Two or more races

2%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Socio-Economic Diversity

70% of students received an income-based federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

70%

State Grant Aid

64%

Institution Grant Aid

23%

Pell Grant

70%

Average Aid Awarded
Federal Grant Aid $5,087
State Grant Aid $3,866
Institution Grant Aid $2,556
Pell Grant Aid $4,329

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships