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 3.8%
Five-year graduation rate 14.1%
Six-year graduation rate 23.9%
Transfer-Out Rate
% of students who transfer out 40.0%

College Characteristics

Sector Public
Carnegie Classification Masters Large
Size: Number of Undergraduates 7,665
Endowment Assets $8,186,073
Minority-Serving Institution Hispanic-Serving
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 12%

Admissions and Price

Average High School GPA Among College Freshmen 2.80
Admission Test Scores Policy Required
Median SAT Verbal 383 (25th - 75th percentile = 300 - 465)
Median SAT Math 440 (25th - 75th percentile = 425 - 455)
Median SAT Writing -
Median ACT Composite 18.0 (25th - 75th percentile = 16 - 20)
Median ACT Writing -
Percent Admitted 67.0%
In-State Tuition and Fees $9,351
Out-of-State Tuition and Fees $17,079
Total Price for In-State Students Living on Campus -
Average Net Price After Grants $15,432
Average Freshmen Student Loan (all sources) $4,971
Median earnings 10 years after entry $36,700
Median debt of completers $14,500
Federal Loan Default Rate 6.9%

Student Characteristics

% Pell Recipients Among Freshman 57.9%
% Underrepresented Minority 47.7%
% Black 9.8%
% Latino 37.6%
% Native American 0.2%
% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0.3%
% Asian 9.8%
% White 32.7%
% Two or More Races 1.9%
% Other 7.6%
% Noresident Aliens 4.6%
% Female 55.2%
% Male 44.8%
% Age 25 and Over 38.0%
% Part-time 44.4%