Northeastern Illinois University

General Information

Website www.neiu.edu/
Address 5500 N Saint Louis Ave
City Chicago
State IL
Zip 60625-4699
Locale City: Large

Student Success Highlights

Retention Rate
First-year retention rate 61%
Graduation Rate
Four-year graduation rate 5.0%
Five-year graduation rate 14.6%
Six-year graduation rate 21.8%
Transfer-Out Rate
% of students who transfer out 40.9%

College Characteristics

Sector Public
Carnegie Classification Masters Large
Size: Number of Undergraduates 8,412
Endowment Assets $7,739,493
Minority-Serving Institution Hispanic-Serving
Athletic Conference Not applicable
Accrediting Agency North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Net Price Calculator Website www.neiu.edu/financial-aid/financing-your-education/calculating-your-net-cost
% Undergraduates Taking Any Distance Education 10%

Admissions and Price

Average High School GPA Among College Freshmen 2.84
Admission Test Scores Policy Required
Median SAT Verbal -
Median SAT Math -
Median SAT Writing -
Median ACT Composite 18.5 (25th - 75th percentile = 16 - 21)
Median ACT Writing -
Percent Admitted 59.8%
In-State Tuition and Fees $8,460
Out-of-State Tuition and Fees $15,348
Total Price for In-State Students Living on Campus -
Average Net Price After Grants $16,181
Average Freshmen Student Loan (all sources) $4,257
Median earnings 10 years after entry $36,000
Median debt of completers $15,000
Federal Loan Default Rate 6.1%

Student Characteristics

% Pell Recipients Among Freshman 63.1%
% Underrepresented Minority 45.4%
% Black 9.6%
% Latino 35.6%
% Native American 0.2%
% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0.3%
% Asian 10.0%
% White 36.1%
% Two or More Races 1.8%
% Other 6.3%
% Noresident Aliens 3.9%
% Female 55.1%
% Male 44.9%
% Age 25 and Over 36.8%
% Part-time 43.4%