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Graduation Rates

In compliance with the reporting requirements of the federal Student Right to Know Act (Public Law 101-542), the six-year graduation rate for first-time, full-time freshmen entering Northeastern Illinois University in fall 2011 is 23 percent.

Graduation Rate Trends 

Student Retention Rates

The first-year to second-year retention rate for first-time, full-time freshmen entering Northeastern in fall 2016 was 46.4 percent.

Retention Rate Trends


Northeastern records fall-to-fall retention rates by academic program. Rates are calculated as the percent of students who are retained at the University or graduate.

See annual retention reports below:

Program Retention Report  2012-13
Program Retention Report  2013-14
Program Retention Report  2014-15
Program Retention Report  2015-16
Program Retention Report  2016-17

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