Founded in 1867, Northeastern Illinois University?continues to meet?the demand for quality, affordable education, serving?12,000 students at the 67-acre main campus on Chicago's north side?and three additional campuses in the metropolitan area.?NEIU is the most diverse university in the Midwest (according to U.S. News and World Report)
In 1985, Northeastern Illinois University was added to the American Chemical Society’s (ACS) Approved List of baccalaureate chemistry programs in colleges and universities. Being included on the Approved List means that the chemistry curriculum meets standards established by the ACS Committee on Professional Training. Students completing the ACS track will earn a certificate stating that they have met ACS standards for professional training.
In addition to the ACS certified BS degree the department of Chemistry also offers a non-certified BS degree as well as an undergradute minor. At the graduate level the department offers a strong masters program. Please see the links to the right for more details and requirements.