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Northeastern Illinois University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$23,962 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$8,376 tuition
$11,424 on campus room & board
$2,400 books and supplies
$1,762 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$32,338 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$16,752 tuition
$11,424 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)
31% get loans ($6,805 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 $6,805 31%
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
  • Daniella from Chicago, IL
  • I am a current student here

    It is one of the most affordable schools in Illinois. The education is quality and it is possible for anyone who thinks they won't be able to educate themselves because of financial difficulties. It is possible!

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  • 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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