Financial Aid and Scholarships
Students who complete the Free Application for Federal Student AID (FAFSA) (hyperlink to fafsa.ed.gov) may qualify for grants, loans and work study to help pay for college. NEIU recommends students complete the FAFSA by February 15th and use the NEIU code 001693. For more information, call (773) 442-5016 or email Financial-Aid@neiu.edu.
There are a number of scholarships available at NEIU. The amounts of the awards and the qualifications vary from scholarship to scholarship. You must apply using the Scholarship Application and the priority deadline is March 15th. For more information, call Michelle Morrow, Director of Scholarships, at (773) 442-4606 or email M-Morrow@neiu.edu.
Veterans Educational Benefits
Veterans Services assists veterans and their eligible dependents with the transition to NEIU. Veterans Services staff process and provide information about military educational benefits and connect veterans to on campus and community resources. Programs sponsored through Veterans Services include:
o The Montgomery GI Bill
o Illinois Veterans Grant
o National Guard Grant
o Vocational Rehab
o Survivors' and Dependents'
o Reservist Tuition Assistance
o MIA/POW Scholarship
o Post 9/11 GI Bill
For more information, call Matt Sawicki, Veterans Admissions Outreach Specialist, at (773) 442-4005 or M-Sawicki@neiu.edu.
Northeastern Illinois University is committed to providing an affordable education. That is why our tuition and fees are among the most affordable of the Illinois Public Universities. We offer a tuition guarantee program that guarantees incoming students the same tuition rate for four continuous years.
As of Fall 2012 the tuition guarantee rate is $276 per credit hour for undergraduate residensts and $550 per credit hour for undergraduate non-residents. This means that tuition and fees for a full-time resident student taking 30 credit hours over the course of two semesters will be $11,563.50, and $19,813.50 for a full-time non-resident student.