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 55%
Graduation Rate
Four-year graduation rate 3.6%
Five-year graduation rate 14.9%
Six-year graduation rate 23.0%
Transfer-Out Rate
% of students who transfer out 34.8%

College Characteristics

Sector Public
Carnegie Classification Masters Large
Size: Number of Undergraduates 7,113
Endowment Assets $9,750,641
Minority-Serving Institution Hispanic-Serving
Accrediting Agency -
Net Price Calculator Website www.neiu.edu/financial-aid/financing-your-education/calculating-your-net-cost
% Undergraduates Taking Any Distance Education 14%

Admissions and Price

Average High School GPA Among College Freshmen 2.83
Admission Test Scores Policy Required
Median SAT Verbal 415 (25th - 75th percentile = 410 - 420)
Median SAT Math 460 (25th - 75th percentile = 410 - 510)
Median SAT Writing -
Median ACT Composite 18.0 (25th - 75th percentile = 16 - 20)
Median ACT Writing -
Percent Admitted 71.0%
In-State Tuition and Fees $10,138
Out-of-State Tuition and Fees $18,514
Total Price for In-State Students Living on Campus $30,127
Average Net Price After Grants $16,462
Average Freshmen Student Loan (all sources) $6,805
Median earnings 10 years after entry $37,900
Median debt of completers $15,000
Federal Loan Default Rate 6.6%

Student Characteristics

% Pell Recipients Among Freshman 63.8%
% Underrepresented Minority 49.2%
% Black 10.8%
% Latino 38.2%
% Native American 0.2%
% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0.3%
% Asian 9.7%
% White 29.4%
% Two or More Races 1.9%
% Other 9.5%
% Noresident Aliens 5.5%
% Female 56.0%
% Male 44.0%
% Age 25 and Over 36.5%
% Part-time 43.6%