Graduate Program Overview

Northeastern Illinois University is a four-years, public school located in Chicago, Illinois. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022, the average graduate school tuition & fees is $9,428 for Illinois residents and $17,375 for out-of-state students. It offers thirty-seven (37) graduate programs and some programs are offered through distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameNortheastern Illinois University
TypeFour-years, Public
Address5500 N Saint Louis Ave, Chicago, IL
Graduate School Students1,899 students
1,836 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)In-State$9,428
Student to Faculty12:1 (8.33%)
Number of Graduate ProgramsTotal 37 Graduate Programs
37 Master's

2022 Graduate Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 graduate tuition & fees at Northeastern Illinois University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For Illinois residents, the tuition & fees are $9,428 and $17,375 for non-Illinois residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $433 for Illinois residents and $866 for out-of-state students.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$433$866
Books & Supplies$2,400
Room & Board$10,742 (On-Campus) / $4,212 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$6,309 (On-Campus) / $6,309 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$28,879$36,826
Off-Campus Total$22,349$30,296
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)

Conferred Degrees and Graduate Programs by Major

Northeastern Illinois University offers Masters graduate degree/certificate programs through 37 major areas - 37 Master's . The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies
Communication and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
English Language and Literature
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Physical Sciences
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 7,119 students enrolled in Northeastern Illinois University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 1,899 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 596 male and 1,303 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 513 full-time and 1,386 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 1,836 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 52 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students596
Women Students1,303
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students513
Part-time Students1,386
By race/ethnicity 928 White, 167 Black, and 129 Asian students are attending at Northeastern Illinois University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
American Indian /
Native American
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races33
1 students are younger than 22 and 509 students are older than 65. The school has 745 students aged between 22 and 30 and 634 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under1
40 & Over509
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Northeastern Illinois University, 1,836 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 52 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment1,899
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,836
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses52
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses11
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,836
Illinois Resident1,770
Other State In U.S.34
Outside of U.S.32

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