Admissions Information

The application fee is $30 for applying undergraduate school and $30 for graduate school at Northeastern Illinois University. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$30
Graduate Application Fees$30
Admission Informationhttps://admissions.neiu.edu
Online Applicationhttps://admissions.neiu.edu/admission-requirements
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Credits for Life Experiences, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree OfferedBachelor, Master

Admission Statistics

For the academic year 2020-21, the acceptance rate is 60.70% and the yield is 12.75%. 2,000 men and 2,885 women applied to Northeastern Illinois University and 1,084 men and 1,881 women students were accepted. Among them, 141 men and 237 women were enrolled in the school (Fall 2020). The following table and chart show the admission statistics including the number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants4,8852,0002,885
Admitted2,9651,0841,881
Enrolled378141237
Acceptance Rate 60.70%54.20%65.20%
Yield 12.75%13.01%12.60%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For the academic year 2020-2021, 305 students (81% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 26 students (7%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 500 and the 25th percentile is 400. The SAT Math score is 510 (75th) and 410 (25th). The submitted ACT composite score is 21 (75th percentile) and 15 (25th percentile).
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing400500
SAT Math410510
ACT Composite1521
ACT Math1519
ACT English1520
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at Northeastern Illinois University are very low when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,078, ACT: 61 - Public Master's College and University (larger programs)).

Application Requirements

It requires to submit High School GPA and High School Rank to its applicants. The next table summarizes the application requirements to apply Northeastern Illinois University.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and deadlines, see its online application page .
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Admission Requirements
High School GPAConsidered but not Required
High School RankNeither required nor recommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramNeither required nor recommended
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission Test ScoresConsidered but not Required
TOEFLRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended


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