Northeastern Illinois University

country rank  546
world rank  1501

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University Overview

Established in 1949, Northeastern Illinois University is a non-profit public state higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Chicago (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Illinois. Officially accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, Northeastern Illinois University (NEIU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Northeastern Illinois University (NEIU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 71 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. NEIU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym NEIU
Founded 1949 Origins date back to 1867
Motto Learn in the city. Lead in the world.
Colours Gold and royal blue

University Location

Address 5500 North Saint Louis Avenue
Chicago
60625-4699 Illinois
United States
Tel +1 (773) 583 4050
Fax +1 (773) 442 4900

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
Minority Serving Hispanic-serving Institution
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is neither required nor recommended
- Secondary school rank is required
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is neither required nor recommended
- Recommendations are neither required nor recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are neither required nor recommended
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office 5500 N. St. Louis Avenue
Chicago 60625
(773) 442 4050

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 600-699
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
2000 Classification Masters Colleges and Universities I
Size & Setting Four-year, medium, primarily nonresidential institution
Enrollment Profile High undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, higher part-time institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Special Focus: Two-Year Institution

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Northeastern Illinois University's Library
Northeastern Illinois University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 462,100 physical volumes, 16,520 physical media, 217,716 digital/electronic medium and 184 licensed digital/electronic databases. Northeastern Illinois University's library has 2 branches.
Housing Yes
Northeastern Illinois University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 440 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)
  • Council on Rehabilitation Education (CORE)
  • Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)
  • National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)

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