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2016 Undergraduate Tuition
$14,907 Out-of-State
After Financial Aid
2014 Student Loan
Default Rate
2016 Acceptance Rate
6,203 Applicants
2016 Enrolled Students
49% full-time
2016 Graduation Rate
233 Graduates


The median in-state tuition at Northeastern Illinois University is $7,450, which is $459 more than the national median in-state tuition of $6,991. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $14,907, which is 200% of the cost for in-state students, and is $3,469 less than the national median out-of-state tuition of $18,376.

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $15,432.

In 2016, 53% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 30% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

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Northeastern Illinois University received 6,203 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 37.9% annual growth. Out of those 6,203 applicants, 4,405 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 71% acceptance rate.

There were 9,538 students enrolled at Northeastern Illinois University in 2016, and 1% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Northeastern Illinois University has an overall enrollment yield of 18.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

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Northeastern Illinois University has a total enrollment of 9,538 students. The full-time enrollment at Northeastern Illinois University is 4,674 students and the part-time enrollment is 4,864. This means that 49% of students enrolled at Northeastern Illinois University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Northeastern Illinois University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 35.1% White, 33.7% Hispanic or Latino, 10.3% Black or African American, 8.65% Asian, 1.74% Two or More Races, 0.26% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.22% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Northeastern Illinois University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (10.1%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (7.38%) and White Female (6.71%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (0.85%), followed by White Male (0.82%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (0.33%).

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In 2016, 414 more women than men graduated from Northeastern Illinois University. The majority of students graduating from Northeastern Illinois University are White. These 1,020 graduates mean that there were 1.74 times more White graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 585 graduates.

The most common Bachelor's Degree awarded at Northeastern Illinois University is Liberal Arts & Sciences with 179 graduates, followed by Social Work with 141 graduates and General Psychology with 114 graduates.

The most specialized major across all degree types at Northeastern Illinois University, meaning they have significantly more graduates than the national average across all institutions, is Cultural & Gender Studies, with 36 graduates, followed by Public Administration and Social Service with 203 graduates and History with 60 graduates.


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Northeastern Illinois University has an endowment valued at nearly $8.37M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $27,022 (0.32%), compared to the 1.44% average return ($414,206 on $28.9M) across all Master's Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, Northeastern Illinois University had a total expenditure of $189M. Of that $189M, they spent $76.1M on salaries and $55.2M on benefits.

Northeastern Illinois University employs 101 Instructors, 92 Associate professors, and 81 Assistant professors. Most academics at Northeastern Illinois University are Female Instructors (54), Female Associate professors (48), and Female Assistant professors (47).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Northeastern Illinois University are: Management, with 164 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 159 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 148 employees.



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