Northeastern Illinois University

country rank  523
world rank  1610

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University Overview

Established in 1949, Northeastern Illinois University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Chicago (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Illinois. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, Northeastern Illinois University (NEIU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 8,000-8,999 students) coeducational 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 70 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and 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.

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 St. Louis Avenue
Chicago (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
60625-4699 Illinois
United States
T +1 (773) 583 4050
F +1 (773) 442 4900

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office 5500 N. St. Louis Avenue
Chicago 60625
+1 (773) 442 4050

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 8,000-8,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Northeastern Illinois University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

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)
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)

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