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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 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 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.

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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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FEATURED EVENTS

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06.24.21

Next Steps for Admitted Transfer Students: Time to Enroll 

12 p.m.

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06.29.21

Professional Development Series: Supporting Literacy Learning With Technology in the Post-Pandemic Classroom

4:30 p.m.

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06.30.21

Financial Aid and Awards for Transfer Students 

12 p.m.

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NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

Noteworthy at Northeastern: Juneteenth

Northeastern Illinois University announced that beginning next year, Juneteenth will be officially observed as a University holiday. Members of NEIU also participated in the Say Their Names project, the University is part of the White House COVID-19 College Vaccine Challenge, and NEIU for You is still accepting applicants. Ensemble Español Spanish Dance Theater’s Zafiro Flamenco Festival is this weekend, as is the Puerto Rican People’s Day Parade! Plus, check out self-care tips for men, by men in this week’s edition of Noteworthy at Northeastern.

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Noteworthy at Northeastern: New business

Northeastern Illinois University’s College of Business and Management is now the College of Business and Technology! Plus, NEIU For You is still accepting applications, El Centro’s murals get some cleanup and Ensemble Español Spanish Dance Theater’s Zafiro Flamenco Festival is next week. Plus, learn about revamping your self-care routine for the summer and more in this week’s edition of Noteworthy at Northeastern.

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Noteworthy at Northeastern: Calling all freshmen!

NEIU For You is a new barrier-breaking one-time scholarship offering first-year, full-time undergraduate students funds to cover tuition and all mandatory fees for Fall 2021 and Spring 2022! It also covers the cost of a three credit hour course for all new undergraduate transfer students who register for six credit hours or more for Fall 2021. Learn more about this exciting opportunity, the importance of sleep in self-care and more in this week’s edition of Noteworthy at Northeastern!

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Noteworthy at Northeastern: NEIU For You

At Northeastern Illinois University, we break barriers. Our latest initiative, NEIU For You, breaks a financial barrier by offering first-year, full-time undergraduate students a scholarship to cover tuition and mandatory fees for Fall 2021 and Spring 2022! It also covers the cost of a three credit hour course for all new undergraduate transfer students who register for six credit hours or more for Fall 2021. Read about this exciting opportunity, new Northeastern inductees to a prestigious honor society,  the benefits of incorporating music into your self-care routine and more in this week’s edition of Noteworthy at Northeastern!

Photo of a class of Northeastern Computer Science students at El Centro pre-COVID-19

Noteworthy at Northeastern: Juneteenth

Northeastern Illinois University announced that beginning next year, Juneteenth will be officially observed as a University holiday. Members of NEIU also participated in the Say Their Names project, the University is part of the White House COVID-19 College Vaccine Challenge, and NEIU for You is still accepting applicants. Ensemble Español Spanish Dance Theater’s Zafiro Flamenco Festival is this weekend, as is the Puerto Rican People’s Day Parade! Plus, check out self-care tips for men, by men in this week’s edition of Noteworthy at Northeastern.

Photo of mural in Pedroso Center featuring featuring historical Black figures

Noteworthy at Northeastern: New business

Northeastern Illinois University’s College of Business and Management is now the College of Business and Technology! Plus, NEIU For You is still accepting applications, El Centro’s murals get some cleanup and Ensemble Español Spanish Dance Theater’s Zafiro Flamenco Festival is next week. Plus, learn about revamping your self-care routine for the summer and more in this week’s edition of Noteworthy at Northeastern.

Photo of a student walking near the large "N" outside of the admissions office

Noteworthy at Northeastern: Calling all freshmen!

NEIU For You is a new barrier-breaking one-time scholarship offering first-year, full-time undergraduate students funds to cover tuition and all mandatory fees for Fall 2021 and Spring 2022! It also covers the cost of a three credit hour course for all new undergraduate transfer students who register for six credit hours or more for Fall 2021. Learn more about this exciting opportunity, the importance of sleep in self-care and more in this week’s edition of Noteworthy at Northeastern!

Photo of two students posing as a staff member takes a photo at NEIU Welcome Day 2021

Noteworthy at Northeastern: NEIU For You

At Northeastern Illinois University, we break barriers. Our latest initiative, NEIU For You, breaks a financial barrier by offering first-year, full-time undergraduate students a scholarship to cover tuition and mandatory fees for Fall 2021 and Spring 2022! It also covers the cost of a three credit hour course for all new undergraduate transfer students who register for six credit hours or more for Fall 2021. Read about this exciting opportunity, new Northeastern inductees to a prestigious honor society,  the benefits of incorporating music into your self-care routine and more in this week’s edition of Noteworthy at Northeastern!

Photo of a class of Northeastern Computer Science students at El Centro pre-COVID-19

Noteworthy at Northeastern: Juneteenth

Northeastern Illinois University announced that beginning next year, Juneteenth will be officially observed as a University holiday. Members of NEIU also participated in the Say Their Names project, the University is part of the White House COVID-19 College Vaccine Challenge, and NEIU for You is still accepting applicants. Ensemble Español Spanish Dance Theater’s Zafiro Flamenco Festival is this weekend, as is the Puerto Rican People’s Day Parade! Plus, check out self-care tips for men, by men in this week’s edition of Noteworthy at Northeastern.

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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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STAY CONNECTED TO NORTHEASTERN

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.

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