Northeastern Illinois University School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Chicago, IL

$11,462

Avg in-state tuition

$21,161

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About Northeastern Illinois University

School Type: Public

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

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

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

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.

Test scores Required

High school rank Required

High school GPA Not required or recommended

Completion of college prep program Not required or recommended

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Not required or recommended

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 910-1120

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 15-22

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of between 5,000 and 15,000 students.

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7k

Students Enrolled

21%

Online Student Enrollment

13:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

On-campus

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%

Female student population

59%

Socio-economic diversity

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

Financial 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

Financial Outlook

$35k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$15k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

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.