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Northeastern Illinois University is a vibrant learning and research community, with its Main Campus on the Northwest Side of Chicago and three other locations in the area. At Northeastern, more than 100 countries are represented by our student body, and the student-to-teacher ratio is a low 15 to 1. Here is what you also should know about Northeastern.

Awards and Recognitions

Northeastern, a federally designated Hispanic-Serving Institution, is consistently recognized as a national leader among its peers. Here are some of the highlights:

Low student debt

  • According to U.S. News & World Report and LendEDU, Northeastern is the best in the state and among the nation’s leaders at graduating students with the least debt.


  • According to , Northeastern is ranked?seventh in the nation and first in Illinois?with the lowest rates of property-related crime on college?and university campuses.

  • In 2017, according to College Stats, Northeastern is the nation’s . In addition, YourLocalSecurity ranked Northeastern as?the safest campus in Illinois.


  • For the fourth year in a row, Northeastern?is ranked No. 1?among all Midwest colleges and universities as the most diverse by?.

  • U.S. News & World Report吉祥棋牌游戏大厅免费下载?ranks Northeastern as the?No. 1 public university in its diverse student population ranking among Midwest regional universities and?No. 1 Illinois public university in its?social mobility ranking

  • In 2017, according to Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, Northeastern is a top-100 university for ethnically diverse graduates.

Top 10 Majors

吉祥棋牌游戏大厅免费下载Northeastern’s top 10 majors from the Fall 2019?semester:?

  1. Computer Science
  2. Psychology
  3. Social Work
  4. Accounting
  5. Interdisciplinary Studies
  6. Biology
  7. Management
  8. Communication, Media and Theatre
  9. Finance
  10. Justice Studies

Four?Chicago-Area Locations?

吉祥棋牌游戏大厅免费下载Access to Opportunity is one of Northeastern’s . We offer a variety of classes and degree-granting programs at four locations. Enrollment, financial aid and academic?support services are offered at each location.

Northeastern Illinois University (Main Campus)?

Jacob H. Carruthers Center for Inner City Studies

El Centro


Northeastern Illinois University has regional accreditation through the?. Read more information about all of?Northeastern's accreditations.