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Conditional Admission

Northeastern Illinois University offers conditional admission to its undergraduate and some graduate programs. Students applying for conditional admission must meet to all admission requirements, except the  the required TOEFL, IETLS or equivalent scores needed for admission.

SAELL students in conditional admission status must agree to study at the School for the Advancement of English Language and Learning until they have achievd the required TOEFL score on Institutional TOEFL (PBT) given at the end of each term, or have had an official TOEFL IBT or IETLS equivalent scores sent from ETS or IELTS. 

UNderGRADUATE STUDENTS CONDITIONAL ADMISSION

Undergraduate students seeking conditional admission must meet Northeasterns admission requirements. Deadlines for conditional admission applications are the same as the Northeastern Illinois University International Programs deadlines.

SAELL undergraduate students can apply for full admission to their Northeastern program if they have:

  • Enrolled in SAELL INDEPENDENT 2 level;
  • Prior to the below deadlines, SAELL students must have:
    • Given a complete application, including offical TOEFL iBT scores from ETS, or official IELTS scores to Northeastern showing the following;
      • 61 TOEFL IBT;
      • 6.0 on IELTS.  

Graduate Students Conditional Admission

Graduate students seeking conditional admission must meet the requirements of the College of Graduate Studies and Research and the department to which they are applying. Deadlines for conditional admission applications are the same as the Northeastern Illinois University International Programs deadlines.

SAELL graduate students can apply for full admission to their Northeastern program if they have meet :

  • Enroll in SAELL INDEPENDENT 3 level;
  • Have given official TOEFL iBT scores, or equivalent to Northeastern before the below deadline for the semester they wish to begin studying; 
  • The departmentally required TOEFL score or equivalent for graduate students, which in most cases is a
    • 550 on TOEFL PBT;
    • 79-80 TOEFL IBT;
    • 6.5 on IELTS.  

Conditional Admission Application Deadlines

  • ​​Fall – June 1
  • Spring – October 1                         
  • Summer – March 1

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