Graduate Programs Overview

Northeastern Illinois University is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Chicago, Illinois. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022 the graduate school tuition & fees are $9,428 for Illinois residents and $17,375 for other students in average.

It offers thirty-eight graduate programs: 38 Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameNortheastern Illinois University
TypePublic, 4 or more years
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
Out-of-State$17,375
Student to Faculty12:1 (8.33%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 38 Graduate Programs
38 Master's

2022 Graduate Program 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 $442 for Illinois residents and $883 for out-of-state students.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: March 14, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition$7,947$15,894
Fees$1,481$1,481
Cost per Credit$442$883
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)
2017-20182018-20192019-20202020-20212021-2022
In-State$8,189$8,557$8,744$9,242$9,428
Out-of-State$15,117$15,832$16,164$17,032$17,375

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Northeastern Illinois University offers Masters graduate degree/certificate programs through 106 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
Total518---
Men176---
Women342---
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
Education
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
Business
History
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
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
Business
History

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
Total1,899
Men Students596
Women Students1,303
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Total1,899
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
Total1,899
American Indian /
Native American
5
Asian129
Black167
Hispanic479
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
2
White928
Two or more races33
Un-Known90
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
Total1,899
21 & Under1
22-24208
25-29537
30-34384
35-39250
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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