Northeastern Illinois University, Main Campus (NEIU)

Chicago, IL

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Northeastern Illinois University, Main Campus

Northeastern Illinois University, Main Campus

Most Popular Majors

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Agriculture and Natural Resources

Major Bachelors Masters
Environmental Studies

Arts & Humanities

Major Bachelors Masters
Art/Art Studies
English Language and Literature
French Language and Literature
General Music
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Spanish Language and Literature


Major Bachelors Masters
Business Administration and Management
Marketing/Marketing Management

Communication & Media

Major Bachelors Masters
Other Communication and Media Studies


Major Bachelors Masters
Bilingual and Multilingual Education
Curriculum and Instruction
Early Childhood Education
Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented
Educational Leadership and Administration
Elementary Education and Teaching
Other Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Reading Teacher Education
Special Education and Teaching
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor

Fitness, Recreation and Leisure Studies

Major Bachelors Masters
Kinesiology and Exercise Science

Health & Medical Services

Major Bachelors Masters
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services

Interdisciplinary Studies

Major Bachelors Masters

Life Science

Major Bachelors Masters
Biology/Biological Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Major Bachelors Masters

Natural Sciences

Major Bachelors Masters
Geology/Earth Science

Security and Protective Service Careers

Major Bachelors Masters
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

Social Sciences

Major Bachelors Masters
Family Systems Theory and Family Psychology
Latin American Studies
Other Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender and Group Studies
Other Social Sciences
Political Science and Government
Women's Studies

Social Work

Major Bachelors Masters
Other Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Social Work


Major Bachelors Masters
Computer Science

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NEIU Academic Details

Academic Calendar Semester
Average Freshman GPA 2.70
Retention Rate 62%
Carnegie Class Master's Colleges and Universities (larger programs)
Orientation Month(s) Orientation for new students held in June, July, August, and December.

Specialty Study Options

  • Double Majors
  • Independent Study
  • Accelerated Study
  • Honors Program
  • Internships

Pre-Professional Programs

  • Pre-Law
  • Pre-Medicine
  • Pre-Veterinary
  • Pre-Pharmacy
  • Pre-Dentistry

Class Sizes at Northeastern Illinois University, Main Campus

  • Fewer than 20 Students: 38%
  • 50 - 100 Students: 1%
  • 20 - 49 Students: 60%
  • 100+ Students: 0%
Fewer than 20 Students 38%
50 - 100 Students 1%
20 - 49 Students 60%
100+ Students 0%

Faculty Ethnic Diversity

  • Caucasian: 65
  • Latino: 10
  • African American: 9
  • Unknown and Other: 9
  • Asian: 8
Caucasian 65
Latino 10
African American 9
Unknown and Other 9
Asian 8

Faculty at Northeastern Illinois University, Main Campus

Total Faculty 640
Student-to-Faculty Ratio 16
Full-Time Professors 1,167
Male Faculty 307
Part-Time Professors 325
Women Faculty 333

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