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Northeastern Illinois University is a four-year public institution of higher education. The Nest is our first residence.

Northeastern offers bachelor's and master's degrees, as well as certification and certificates, in various academic disciplines through our College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business and Management, College of Education, and College of Graduate Studies and Research


Northeastern Illinois University was founded in 1867 as the first teacher-training college in Cook County, Chicago. Since its founding, the University has broadened its mission and attracts students from all over the world to study in various academic disciplines through classroom and field experience. 

Northeastern is a comprehensive university serving over 11,000 students at the main campus on Chicago's North Side and three additional campuses in the Chicago area.

5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60630
United States

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Campus and building hours of operation vary.