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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 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.

Ribbon icon to illustrate accreditation
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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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11.25.21

Thanksgiving Day

University Closed

 

 

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12.01.21

El Centro Open House

5 p.m.

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12.08.21

Undergraduate Open House

4 p.m.

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NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

Noteworthy at Northeastern: Giving thanks

As we pause to reflect on the past year, Northeastern Illinois University has a lot to be thankful for. We’re proud to have students and employees learning and working safely on campus. We’re appreciative of all who have worked so hard throughout the COVID-19 pandemic to get us to this point. We’re thankful for an optimistic outlook for the next generation of NEIU scholars, especially with the expansion of the NEIU For You scholarship. Read about this and more in the latest edition of Noteworthy at Northeastern.

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Noteworthy at Northeastern: What we’re all about

As we enter a season of reflection and gratitude, Northeastern Illinois University’s Student Government Association wants to express appreciation for those who make NEIU such a special place to learn and work. CCICS is hosting a Family Night and Open House, Native American and Indigenous Peoples Heritage Month events continue and more updates from around the University can be found in this week’s Noteworthy at Northeastern.

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Noteworthy at Northeastern: Celebrating achievements

Northeastern is proud to celebrate the achievements of its students, alumni, faculty and staff. In this week's update, read about the 2021 Distinguished Alumnus Award recipient and the 2020 Brommel Distinguished Research Professor lecture. Plus, Stage Center Theatre opens its next show and the University continues to celebrate Native American and Indigenous Peoples Heritage Month. Stay up-to-date on everything happening at NEIU by reading the latest Noteworthy at Northeastern! 

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Noteworthy at Northeastern: Giving thanks

As we pause to reflect on the past year, Northeastern Illinois University has a lot to be thankful for. We’re proud to have students and employees learning and working safely on campus. We’re appreciative of all who have worked so hard throughout the COVID-19 pandemic to get us to this point. We’re thankful for an optimistic outlook for the next generation of NEIU scholars, especially with the expansion of the NEIU For You scholarship. Read about this and more in the latest edition of Noteworthy at Northeastern.

The new Goldie logo atop a bed of autumn leaves

Noteworthy at Northeastern: What we’re all about

As we enter a season of reflection and gratitude, Northeastern Illinois University’s Student Government Association wants to express appreciation for those who make NEIU such a special place to learn and work. CCICS is hosting a Family Night and Open House, Native American and Indigenous Peoples Heritage Month events continue and more updates from around the University can be found in this week’s Noteworthy at Northeastern.

A photo of NEIU mascot Goldie wearing a mask in front of an I am proud to be NEIU sign

Noteworthy at Northeastern: Celebrating achievements

Northeastern is proud to celebrate the achievements of its students, alumni, faculty and staff. In this week's update, read about the 2021 Distinguished Alumnus Award recipient and the 2020 Brommel Distinguished Research Professor lecture. Plus, Stage Center Theatre opens its next show and the University continues to celebrate Native American and Indigenous Peoples Heritage Month. Stay up-to-date on everything happening at NEIU by reading the latest Noteworthy at Northeastern! 

An elevated view of the Student Union Building and the University Commons

Noteworthy at Northeastern: Giving thanks

As we pause to reflect on the past year, Northeastern Illinois University has a lot to be thankful for. We’re proud to have students and employees learning and working safely on campus. We’re appreciative of all who have worked so hard throughout the COVID-19 pandemic to get us to this point. We’re thankful for an optimistic outlook for the next generation of NEIU scholars, especially with the expansion of the NEIU For You scholarship. Read about this and more in the latest 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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