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Northeastern Illinois University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$23,638 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$8,376 tuition
$11,100 on campus room & board
$2,400 books and supplies
$1,762 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$32,014 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$16,752 tuition
$11,100 on campus room & board
$2,400 books and supplies
$1,762 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$2,377 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
72% of students receive aid
58% get federal aid ($4,813 avg)
50% get state aid ($3,131 avg)
14% get institn'l aid ($2,377 avg)
17% get loans ($4,971 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 6.23% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 6.46% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $7,687 61%
Federal Grant Aid $4,813 58%
Pell Grants $4,715 58%
Other Federal Grants $476 12%
Institution Grant Aid $2,377 14%
State Grant Aid $3,131 50%
Student Loans $4,971 17%
Federal Loans $4,826 15%
Other Loans $6,543 1%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: February 15
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Financial Aid Contact Info
5500 N Saint Louis Ave
Chicago, IL 60625-4699
(773) 583-4050
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $349
Out of State $699


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • Mohamed from Morton Grove, IL
  • I am a current student here

    For its affordability, Northeastern offers what you would expect: a campus where you can explore your major and get your degree without excessive frills. The draw of the campus is in its affordability and the staff who I think are rather excellent.

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  • 4
  • Ariel
  • I am a current student here

    You save a lot of money by going here compared to other colleges.

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  • 5
  • Leticia from Berwyn, IL
  • I am a current student here

    It's rated top 5 in best for your buck on some fancy college list. I just remember it's number five on the list right after Harvard. You'll get a great education without having to pay back loans for the rest of your life.

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  • 5
  • Sean from Park Ridge, IL
  • I am a current student here

    As previously mentioned, great fully accredited university for a much lower price than most other state universities. Absolutelyvbang for the buck.

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