Northeastern Illinois University

953 reviews
  1. Chicago, IL
  2. 4 Year
C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    C+
  2. Value
    B-
  3. Diversity
    A-
  4. Campus
    C+
  5. Athletics
    NG
  6. Party Scene
    C
  7. Professors
    B-
  8. Location
    B
  9. Dorms
    C
  10. Campus Food
    C+
  11. Student Life
    C+
  12. Safety
    B+
Northeastern Illinois University is ...
Public
Athletic Division
Data not available
Athletic Conference
Data not available
Address
5500 N Saint Louis Ave
Chicago, IL 60625
Website

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
58%
SAT Range
730-1090
ACT Range
16-21
Application Fee
$30
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Neither required nor recommended

Cost

Net Price
$16,181/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $15,621/ year
  • $30-48k
    $15,948/ year
  • $49-75k
    $19,709/ year
  • $76-110k
    $22,553/ year
  • $110k+
    $22,273/ year

Academics

Professors
B-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
16:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
86%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.57 responses
61%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.57 responses
68%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.57 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
4,695Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
30%
Pell Grant
63%
Varsity Athletes
Data not available
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 24 responses
Report
  • Diverse
    83%
  • Colorful
    17%
  • Average
    0%

After Northeastern Illinois University

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$36,000/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
22%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
87%
National
83%
67%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.33 responses

Reviews

953 reviews
  • Excellent
    178
  • Very Good
    302
  • Average
    342
  • Poor
    77
  • Terrible
    54
Great place for going back to school.
  • College Senior
  • 21 days ago
The people are nice and there is someone that is always willing to help. The emails they send always let you know what's going on so you don't miss out on something that could be of interest to you. The teachers want you to do your best.
  • College Sophomore
  • 1 month ago
I couldn't be happier attending Northeastern Illinois University. There is always support to help every student succeed.
  • College Sophomore
  • 2 months ago