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Northeastern identifies the grants, scholarships and loans that can help students complete their academic journey.

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Northeastern is among the most diverse universities in the country, preparing our graduates to thrive in a multicultural world.

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Northeastern is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and numerous discipline-based organizations.

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Northeastern is proud of a safety record that reflects our commitment to fostering a healthy and welcoming environment.

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Northeastern is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and numerous discipline-based organizations.

Piggy bank icon to illustrate investment selling point

Investment

Northeastern identifies the grants, scholarships and loans that can help students complete their academic journey.

Globe icon to illustrate diversity selling point

Diversity

Northeastern is among the most diverse universities in the country, preparing our graduates to thrive in a multicultural world.

Shield icon to illustrate safety selling point

Safety

Northeastern is proud of a safety record that reflects our commitment to fostering a healthy and welcoming environment.

Ribbon icon to illustrate accreditation

Accreditation

Northeastern is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and numerous discipline-based organizations.

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10.21.20

National Transfer Student Week: Student Org Fair

6 p.m.

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10.22.20

Webinar: The Science of a Résumé 

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10.23.20

Graduate Open House: Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages 

6 p.m.

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NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

Northeastern Illinois University honors Ana Castillo with Distinguished Alumnus Award

Northeastern Illinois University honored celebrated poet, essayist, activist, novelist and scholar Ana Castillo with the Distinguished Alumnus Award during the annual Golden Gala and Alumni Awards. This year’s ceremony, emceed by 2011 Distinguished Alumnus Award winner and retired WGN anchor Robert Jordan, took place Oct. 17.

Ana Castillo wears academic regalia and stands outdoors at a dais as she addresses an audience

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation honors Northeastern for commitment to improvement

Northeastern Illinois University is one of nine institutions from around the United States to be honored by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) for its leadership and commitment to continuous improvement. The Frank Murray Leadership Recognition for Continuous Improvement awardees were selected from the educator preparation providers that were granted accreditation by CAEP at the initial level from the previous year, that provided evidence, and that demonstrated data trends with no stipulations or areas for improvement.

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Northeastern Illinois University honors Ana Castillo with Distinguished Alumnus Award

Northeastern Illinois University honored celebrated poet, essayist, activist, novelist and scholar Ana Castillo with the Distinguished Alumnus Award during the annual Golden Gala and Alumni Awards. This year’s ceremony, emceed by 2011 Distinguished Alumnus Award winner and retired WGN anchor Robert Jordan, took place Oct. 17.

Ana Castillo wears academic regalia and stands outdoors at a dais as she addresses an audience

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation honors Northeastern for commitment to improvement

Northeastern Illinois University is one of nine institutions from around the United States to be honored by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) for its leadership and commitment to continuous improvement. The Frank Murray Leadership Recognition for Continuous Improvement awardees were selected from the educator preparation providers that were granted accreditation by CAEP at the initial level from the previous year, that provided evidence, and that demonstrated data trends with no stipulations or areas for improvement.

Metal lettering attached to the brick exterior of Lech Walesa Hall that reads Daniel L. Goodwin College of Education

Northeastern Illinois University honors Ana Castillo with Distinguished Alumnus Award

Northeastern Illinois University honored celebrated poet, essayist, activist, novelist and scholar Ana Castillo with the Distinguished Alumnus Award during the annual Golden Gala and Alumni Awards. This year’s ceremony, emceed by 2011 Distinguished Alumnus Award winner and retired WGN anchor Robert Jordan, took place Oct. 17.

Ana Castillo wears academic regalia and stands outdoors at a dais as she addresses an audience
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Diane Bou Khalil, Sociology graduate

“If anything, I’m more motivated now than I was as a freshman. I wouldn’t be where I am if it wasn’t for Northeastern.”

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Hanan Almiladi-Lashley, Special Education and Educational Leadership master's graduate

“When I acquired my degree, I felt that I was fully prepared to take over in a classroom, teach, and be informed of best practices and the use of data to drive my instruction.”

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Alecia Martin, Management graduate

“I love the Northeastern community. Everybody is so community-oriented. ... I can say hello and have a conversation with the president herself.”

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MARGO ODIKO-PIM, PSYCHOLOGY GRADUATE

“Northeastern has some of the best instructors I have ever met.  They take their time to make sure you're OK academically and personally.”

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STEVE DEELOO, FINANCE MAJOR

“What I really love about Northeastern is the diversity. ... You can easily relate to other students. The ones you can’t relate to, you can learn from.”

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NEIU Through You

WE ARE NORTHEASTERN

At Northeastern Illinois University, we embrace originality and self-expression in all its forms. We are a creative, multicultural community, and we understand that each individual builds a very personal path to success. Get to know some of the students, professors and alumni whose unique experiences have led them to Northeastern and beyond ... and stay tuned for more!

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NEIU Through You

A montage of Northeastern students with blue and yellow highlights.

WE ARE NORTHEASTERN

At Northeastern Illinois University, we embrace originality and self-expression in all its forms. We are a creative, multicultural community, and we understand that each individual builds a very personal path to success. Get to know some of the students, professors and alumni whose unique experiences have led them to Northeastern and beyond ... and stay tuned for more!

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    Our Locations

    Northeastern Illinois University is a vibrant learning and research community, with its Main Campus on the Northwest Side of Chicago. We have locations in the North Park, Avondale and Bronzeville neighborhoods of Chicago, and in Grayslake, Illinois.

    Take advantage of our connections to explore the cultural and professional opportunities Chicago has to offer.

    Take a closer look at the campus map and directions.