Your first year is on us!
Northeastern Illinois University wants to help you step forward into your future with confidence. That's why for any-first-year, full-time students who qualify, we’re covering the costs of tuition and mandatory fees for a full year! Learn more and check your eligibility.
Here are six reasons why Northeastern is an excellent fit for you.
We guarantee tuition rates for four consecutive years to continuously enrolled undergraduates. Students from Illinois’ neighboring states pay in-state tuition, as do active military duty students, veterans, their spouses, and their dependent children.
We offer classes on weekdays, evenings, weekends, and online—and you can study abroad at more than 40 partner universities throughout the world, at Northeastern tuition rates.
Our faculty will prepare you to think critically, adapt to change, solve problems, and become a leader in your chosen field—qualities employers seek.
You will meet people from all walks of life at Northeastern, rated “one of the most ethnically diverse universities in the nation” by U.S. News & World Report.
Northeastern’s Main Campus is on the Northwest Side of Chicago, with other locations in the city and beyond. Take advantage of our connections to explore the cultural and professional opportunities Chicago has to offer.
Be among the first to live in Northeastern’s new residence hall, The Nest, located in the heart of the Main Campus. The apartment-style units are furnished and come with full-sized kitchens. Utilities are included.
Northeastern guarantees your undergraduate tuition rate for four years. In 2019, we ranked No. 1 for “least debt” among Midwest regional universities by U.S. News and World Report. Our in-state tuition covers students from neighboring states, and military members including their dependent children.
2020-2021 In-state tuition and fees
2020-2021 Out-of-state tuition and fees
The tuition and fees shown are for full-time undergraduate (30 credits) and graduate (18 credits) students for one academic year. See the breakdown for detailed information.
From the historic Bronzeville neighborhood to the northern suburbs, Northeastern has locations throughout the Chicago area that are positioned to help you achieve your goals and make a lasting impact on our society. View our Enrollment Services resource guide.
Money should not be a barrier to your pursuit of an excellent college education, and Northeastern is recognized for graduating students with some of the lowest debt totals in the nation. We guarantee our tuition rates for four consecutive years to continuously enrolled undergraduate students. Students from Illinois’ neighboring states pay in-state tuition, as do active military duty students, veterans, their spouses, and their dependent children. View our Enrollment Services resource guide.
Students greatly increase their chances of academic success when they enroll in one of Northeastern’s Student Success programs. Take advantage of this opportunity to propel your academics and yourself on a path of achievements.
Office of Student Success