Northeastern Illinois University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - OustandingCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Good
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Northeastern Illinois University is a medium four-year, public school with 9,895 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1867 and is one of the 74 colleges and schools located in Chicago, Illinois.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
53
Fair
At Northeastern Illinois University you can obtain your bachelor's degree or master's degree.

Northeastern Illinois University implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 53 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Psychology, Social Work, General Studies, and Accounting and Finance. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
61%
Bad
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. However, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Northeastern Illinois University student retention rate is relatively low at 61% (below Illinois average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
16 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Northeastern Illinois University is very low - 27%. Nearly 32% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Northeastern Illinois University is decent -- 16:1. Read more details on faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$15,900
High
Average tuition charges are slightly high, $14,200 a year. The additional fees at Northeastern Illinois University (not included in tuition costs) are about $1,700; which comes to $15,900 per year.

Read the details about Northeastern Illinois University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
67%
Doable
According to government data, 4,499 applications were submitted and 3,016 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to be accepted at this school.

The school will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits for admission.

Check the details about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at Northeastern Illinois University in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A-
Safe
Northeastern Illinois University offers a distance learning option and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Northeastern Illinois University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
At present there is no on-campus housing at Northeastern Illinois University.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Northeastern Illinois University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Northeastern Illinois University seems to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Northeastern Illinois University Location and Maps



Post Address: Northeastern Illinois University, 5500 N Saint Louis Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60625-4699, USA
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