Rigorous, experience-based learning

You will get both in-depth instruction and hands-on practical experience at Northeastern. We offer more than 70 rigorous undergraduate and graduate programs in the arts, sciences, education, and business. We integrate classroom instruction with field-based learning, research and service–both locally and globally.

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Faculty Commitment

Northeastern’s world-class faculty are committed to your success. Personal and long-term interactions with faculty are fundamental to the educational experience at Northeastern. Small classes are taught by faculty who are experts in their fields–with a 15 to 1 student faculty ratio. The faculty emphasize community connections and individual support for your educational goals.


Student Environment

At Northeastern, you will find yourself among a welcoming and diverse population of students who are as serious about their education as you are. Northeastern offers an inclusive learning environment and specific support for veterans; international students; undocumented students; Latina/o, African American, and Asian American students; lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender students; women students; returning adult and transfer students; and students with disabilities.

Veterans Services

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Student Disability Services


Access to Excellence

We believe that finances, geography, or life circumstances should not be a barrier to an excellent college education. Affordability and flexibility–night and weekend classes, multiple locations–are a high priority. Personalized help with financial aid and scholarship options are available. Northeastern has the lowest percentage of graduates with student loan debt.

2016-2017 Tuition & Fees

  Tuition Rate/Credit Fees/Credit* (Total) Tuition & Fees **
Illinois Resident $349.37 $68.25 $12,529
Non-Resident $698.74 $68.25 $23,010
*Mandatory fees subject to change. **Based on 2015 costs for 15 credits/semester over 2 semesters (30 credits total). For more info, see Tuition & Fees.

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Lively Campus

We know you are looking for enriching experiences outside the classroom, too. You’ll have more than 100 student organizations focusing on academics, culture, faith, Greek-letter, political/social justice, and others from which to choose. We encourage you to engage mind and body at our Physical Education Complex, which includes a state-of-the-art fitness center, gym, high ropes course, climbing wall, and Olympic-size pool.

Northeastern is family friendly and community-oriented. We have four locations in the Chicago area, each with a different character.

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