Northeastern Illinois University Graduate Schools

Northeastern Illinois University (referred to as Northeastern Illinois) is a Public, 4 years school located in Chicago, IL. Northeastern Illinois University is a historically black school. Northeastern Illinois University is a tribal college. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Master's degree. The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees at Northeastern Illinois University is $9,299 for Illinois residents and $17,090 for out-of-state students. The school has 1,549 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 5,756 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Northeastern Illinois University (referred to as Northeastern Illinois) is a Public, 4 years school located in Chicago, IL. Northeastern Illinois University is a historically black school. Northeastern Illinois University is a tribal college. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Master's degree.
The school is accredited by Higher Learning Commission (1/1/1961 - Current[Estimated Date]).
Northeastern Illinois Directory Information
School NameNortheastern Illinois University (Northeastern Illinois)
Address5500 N Saint Louis Ave, Chicago, IL 60625-4699
Phone773-583-4050
Webhttps://www.neiu.edu
Online Applicationhttps://admissions.neiu.edu/admission-requirements
Financial Infohttps://www.neiu.edu/financial-aid
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees at Northeastern Illinois University is $9,299 for Illinois residents and $17,090 for out-of-state students. The school has 1,549 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 5,756 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 79 graduate programs through Master's.
Graduate School 2023 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$17,090
$9,299 for Illinois Residents
Student Population1,549
Offered Degrees/ProgramsMaster's
Number of Programs79 graduate programs
Student to Faculty Ratio9 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Northeastern Illinois University is $9,299 for Illinois residents and $17,090 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2022-2023. The tuition per credit hour is $433 for Illinois residents and $866 for out-of-state students.
Northeastern Illinois University offers the alternative tuition planstuition guarantee, including tuition guarantee.
Northeastern Illinois University offers the distance learning courses, but students may be required to attend/visit regular classes to complete their degree/programs.
On its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)Graduate Level Courses
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

2023 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2022-2023, the graduate school tuition & fees of Northeastern Illinois University is $9,299 for Illinois residents and $17,090 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are decreased by -1.64% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2022-2023 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022-2023 Graduate Tuition & fees
Illinois ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2018-2019$7,273$1,284$14,548$1,284
2019-2020$7,419$1,325$14,839$1,325
2020-2021$7,790$1,452$15,580$1,452
2021-2022$7,947$1,481$15,894$1,481
2022-2023$7,790$1,509$15,581$1,509
The graduate school tuition & fees of Northeastern Illinois is average compared to public graduate schools in Illinois. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,532 and the Illinois graduate tuition is $18,843 (public) / $20,716 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Northeastern Illinois University$9,299$17,090
All Graduate Schools$16,006$19,532
Public$11,452$20,604
Private$19,609
Illinois Graduate Schools$18,869$19,862
Public$11,983$18,843
Private$20,716
For academic year 2022-2023, the living costs are $17,960 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Northeastern Illinois University. On-campus living costs are increased by 5.33% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $12,258. Off-campus living costs are increased by 16.51% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2018-2019$11,424$6,489$4,995$4,860
2019-2020$10,518$6,309$4,212$6,309
2020-2021$9,698$6,309$4,212$6,309
2021-2022$10,742$6,309$4,212$6,309
2022-2023$10,742$7,218$5,040$7,218
For academic year 2022-2023, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $433 for Illinois residents and $866 for other students at Northeastern Illinois University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Illinois ResidentsOut-of-State
2018-2019$404$808
2019-2020$412$824
2020-2021$433$866
2021-2022$433$866
2022-2023$433$866

Graduate Programs at Northeastern Illinois

Northeastern Illinois University offers 37 graduate programs for Master's. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 558 students have completed their study at Northeastern Illinois University.
Offered Degrees at Northeastern Illinois University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree370558
Total370558
The most popular program at Northeastern Illinois University is the Educational Leadership and Administration program and last year 76 students have earned/completed their degree program.
Northeastern Illinois University offers 37 programs through Master's. The programs are offered only in on-site (classroom) education. Last year total 558 students have completed their graduate studies.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies [+] 16 completers-
Latin American Studies11-
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies (other)5-
Communication and Journalism [+] 7 completers-
Communication and Media Studies (other)7-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 18 completers-
Computer Science18-
Education [+] 276 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction4-
Educational Leadership and Administration76$72,100
Urban Education and Leadership6-
Special Education and Teaching56$55,000
Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented0-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services26-
Elementary Education and Teaching23-
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching4-
Secondary Education and Teaching38-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching0-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)1-
Reading Teacher Education23-
History Teacher Education0-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor19-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 4 completers-
Linguistics4-
English Language and Literature [+] 10 completers-
English Language and Literature10-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 7 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences7-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 22 completers-
Mathematics22-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 0 completers-
Gerontology0-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] 3 completers-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science3-
Physical Sciences [+] 10 completers-
Chemistry10-
Geology/Earth Science0-
Human Services [+] 63 completers-
Social Work63-
Social Sciences [+] 13 completers-
Political Science and Government5-
Social Sciences (other)8-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 3 completers-
Music3-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 52 completers-
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling15-
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor22-
Public Health15-
Business [+] 48 completers-
Business Administration and Management26-
Accounting12-
Human Resources Development10-
History [+] 6 completers-
History6-
Total558

Graduate Student Population at Northeastern Illinois

For the academic year 2021-2022, total 1,832 students enrolled into Northeastern Illinois University graduate schools where it has total 5,756 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 487 full-time and 1,345 part-time graduate students. By gender, 587 male and 1,245 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,8325871,245
Full-time487181306
Part-tme1,345406939
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 920 White (50.22%), 152 Black/African American (8.30%), 473 Hispanic (25.82%), 118 Asian (6.44%), and 169 students with other races. 55 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,8325871,245
American Indian/Native American422
Asian1184870
Black/African American15247105
Hispanic473132341
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White920297623
Two More25916
Un-Known852758
Non-resident Alien552530
Northeastern Illinois University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 1,111 graduate students (60.64% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 375 graduate students (20.47% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total1,832
Enrolled Online Exclusively1,111
Enrolled Some Online Courses375
Not in Online Courses346
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Northeastern Illinois University. 181 students are aged 20 to 24 (9.88% of total students), 192 students are aged above 50 (10.48%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Northeastern Illinois University.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,8325871,245
Age 20-21202
Age 22-2417947132
Age 25-29505155350
Age 30-34408164244
Age 35-3921871147
Age 40-4931493221
Age 50-6417148123
Over 6421813
Age Un-Known14113

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