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Northeastern Illinois University Student Life

Northeastern Illinois University is on a 67-acre campus in an urban setting in Chicago, Illinois. Northeastern Illinois University has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

Northeastern Illinois University also has fraternities and sororities.

Northeastern Illinois University has a thriving Student Government Association. In fact, more students participate in Student Government Association than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Northeastern Illinois University include United Greek Council, ASSW - Association of Student Social Workers, Accounting Associates and Computer Science Society.

Northeastern Illinois University students' favorite campus traditions are Talent Show, Student Organization Fair and Welcome Week.

Does Northeastern Illinois University Offer Student Housing?

Northeastern Illinois University offers housing. Students are not required to live on campus

Most Northeastern Illinois University students live off campus. In 2021, 3.01% of undergrads at Northeastern Illinois University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 96.99% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Northeastern Illinois University. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Northeastern Illinois University offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

Northeastern Illinois University Athletics

Northeastern Illinois University does not have any athletic programs or the school has not reported any information on their athletic teams.

Is Northeastern Illinois University Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Northeastern Illinois University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Northeastern Illinois University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

Northeastern Illinois University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.

Plan a Visit to Northeastern Illinois University

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Northeastern Illinois University, take Interstate 90/94 to Chicago, IL. If you need to fly, book your flight to O'Hare International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Illinois you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Northeastern Illinois University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

Northeastern Illinois University Students

59%

Women

41%

Men

58%

Full Time

42%

Part Time

98%

In State

2%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

42%

24%

11%

11%

9%

2%

1%

0.27%

0.10%

Undergraduate Students

5,220

Graduate Students

1,899

Non-Resident / International Students

73

Northeastern Illinois University Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Women's Center
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

7,119

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

61%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$12,064

Out-of-State

$22,154

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Jul 15
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