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Application Deadlines

Fall Semester

Domestic
Undergraduate/Graduate

July 15

International
Undergraduate/Graduate

June 15

All Students-at-Large

July 15

Spring Semester

Domestic
Undergraduate/Graduate

November 1

International
Undergraduate/Graduate

October 1

All Students-at-Large

November 15

Full and First Half Summer

Domestic
Undergraduate/Graduate

April 1

International
Undergraduate/Graduate

March 1

All Students-at-Large

May 15

Second Half Summer

Domestic
Undergraduate

May 1

International
Undergraduate

April 1

All Students-at-Large Only

June 15

*Graduate students can be admitted for Full Summer Sessions, but not for First Half Summer Sessions.

Freshman

Freshman

You have never attended a college, university or trade school after graduating high school or earning your GED, and you want to pursue a bachelor’s degree.

Transfer

Transfer

You have previously earned credit at a college, university or trade school after high school graduation, and want to complete a bachelor’s degree.

Readmission

Readmission

You enrolled as a freshman or transfer student at Northeastern, stopped attending for three consecutive semesters, and want to apply for readmission to complete the degree.

Second Bachelor's

Second Bachelor's

You already completed a bachelor’s degree (at Northeastern or another regionally accredited college/university), and want to pursue a second bachelor’s degree.

Undergraduate
Student-at-Large

Undergraduate
Student-at-Large

You have not completed a bachelor’s degree or higher, and want to take undergraduate-level courses for professional, personal or scholarly reasons, or to decide whether to apply to a program. High school juniors or seniors who want to enroll in college credits prior to graduating should apply as this category.

Graduate

Graduate

You completed a regionally accredited bachelor’s degree, or higher, and want to pursue a graduate degree, certificate, licensure or endorsement. (International applicants: This information refers to a post-graduate education.)

Graduate
Student-at-Large

Graduate
Student-at-Large

You have completed a regionally accredited bachelor’s degree, or higher, and want to take graduate-level courses for professional, personal or scholarly reasons, or to decide whether to apply to a program.

International

International

You plan to apply for, or are currently in the United States on, a non-immigrant student visa, and you want to study at Northeastern.

Undocumented

Undocumented

Northeastern Illinois University welcomes all students, regardless of citizenship or residency.