Northeastern Illinois University Rankings

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In the World#2096 of 14178
In North America#644 of 2629
In the United States#592 of 2528
In Illinois#23 of 100
In Chicago#11 of 38

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
58%
Average SAT
1015
Average ACT
19
Aid receiving
84%
Undergraduates
5,700
Graduates
1,723
Male:Female Ratio
41:59
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Master's degree
Website
neiu.edu

Northeastern Illinois University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate58%55%61%
Applicants4,7111,9862,725
Admissions2,7551,0951,660
Freshmen enrolled full time432191241
Freshmen enrolled part time201010

1,332 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

204 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
375 or 83%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 910
or below

75% of them
had 1120
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Northeastern Illinois University are 910-1120 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
95 or 21%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 15
or below

75% of them
had 22
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Northeastern Illinois University are 15-22 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school rank Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school GPA Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Hispanic2672 (36%)
White2316 (31%)
Black or African American753 (10%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown667 (9%)
Asian660 (9%)
Nonresident Alien197 (3%)
Two or more races126 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander21 (0.3%)
American Indian or Alaska Native7 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$8,786
Students receiving aid
84%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$9,698$7,419
Tuition in-state$9,698$7,419
Tuition out-of-state$19,397$14,839
Fee in-district$1,764$1,325
Fee in-state$1,764$1,325
Fee out-of-state$1,764$1,325

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity432
Room charge$7,518

Northeastern Illinois University Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster's
Social Work13641
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies147
Accounting9725
Computer Science10610
Psychology, General114
Educational Leadership and Administration, General114
Biology & Biological Sciences, General9011
Business Administration and Management, General4926
Communication and Media Studies, Other684
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies70
Finance, General54
English Language and Literature, General446
Special Education and Teaching, General1238
Human Resources Development444
Business & Commerce, General44
History, General3011
Political Science and Government, General2614
Marketing & Marketing Management, General38
Elementary Education and Teaching37
Sociology33
Reading Teacher Education23
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services22
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other1110
Economics, General21
Mathematics, General138
Art & Art Studies, General20
Chemistry, General1010
Linguistics20
Music, General116
Mental Health Counseling & Counselor17
Environmental Studies16
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language & ESL Language Instructor15
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching13
Urban Education and Leadership13
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth12
Spanish Language and Literature11
Marriage and Family Therapy & Counseling10
General Studies9
Philosophy9
Kinesiology and Exercise Science9
Geography7
Early Childhood Education and Teaching52
Anthropology6
Bilingual and Multilingual Education6
Community Health and Preventive Medicine6
Curriculum and Instruction6
Community Health Services & Liaison & Counseling5
Environmental Science4
Women's Studies4
International & Global Studies4
Social Sciences, Other4
Physics, General3
Latin American Studies3
Gerontology3
Grand Total1,433497
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate21%17%24%
  • Full-time retention rate - 59%
  • Part-time retention rate - 42%

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,744
Citations
37,726

Publication count by topic

Psychology
378
Sociology
210
Economics
140
Computer science
114
Political science
112
Mathematics
108
Business
91
Medicine
87
Biology
84
History
65
Chemistry
49
Art
41
Geography
38
Physics
31
Geology
29
Engineering
23
Materials science
19
Environmental science
16
Philosophy
15

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
History512489
Sociology7274,144
Business9433,882
Psychology11249,418
Economics11962,285
Political science1369458
Mathematics14464,107
Geology1466880
Computer science15414,729
Art159122
Geography1669634
Philosophy22078
Medicine26611,484
Biology27672,118
Physics3162174
Chemistry32931,057
Environmental science391471
Engineering403482
Materials science444889

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
19901467
199132103
199216133
199318156
199427180
199524198
199626274
199721255
199823316
199930305
200021383
200121356
200219557
200330498
200439728
200524897
2006291013
2007341241
2008541321
2009521537
2010501625
2011621809
2012612123
20131012366
2014932517
2015912643
2016872462
2017832422
2018812112
20191052338
20201102749

General info

Alternative namesNEIU
Founded1949
WikipediaNortheastern Illinois University
MottoLearn in the city. Lead in the world.
Colorsgold, royal blue
Academic CalendarAugust to May (August - December; January-May)
Total FTE staff1,064
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address5500 N Saint Louis Ave
Chicago, Illinois, 60625-4699
United States
City population2,722,000
Phone7735834050
Fax+1 (773) 442 4900

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