Northeastern Illinois University Graduate Program Reviews

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90%
of students recommend
(3.98 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 50 respondents

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School Information

  • Website: Visit College Website
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC and NASM
  • Programmatic Accreditation: CACREP, + 2 more
  • Campus Setting: City: Large
  • Student Population: 9,891 (8,095 undergrad)
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 16 to 1
  • Graduate Attendance Status: 79% part-time, 21% full-time
  • Annual Tuition: $7,187 in-state; $13,091 out-of-state
Source: NCES

Student & Graduate Reviews

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Degree: Liberal Arts
Graduation Year: 2017

They are the best ,support for the student is great.
4.17 out of 5.0
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Degree: Counseling
Graduation Year: 2015

The counseling program at NEIU is great for working professionals who are looking to improve themselves. A drawback to this graduate program is that most students do not regularly interact outside of class. The classes are not extremely challenging, but I have learned a lot so far. I feel that I will be prepared to be a counselor upon finishing the program.
2.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Biomedical Sciences
Graduation Year: 2013

I am pleased to have the opportunity to defend a research thesis, though I would've liked to have more options for advanced biology during my coursework.
3.58 out of 5.0
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Degree: Liberal Studies
Graduation Year: 2014

There is an excellent faculty of extremely intelligent professors and educators. I feel that the education I have gained though the classes at Northeastern Illinois University will prepare me for my career after Graduate school.
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Curriculum & Instruction
Graduation Year: 2015

Inner City Studies at the Carruthers Center is a life-changing experience.
3.75 out of 5.0
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Degree: Accounting
Graduation Year: 2015

Accounting and Finance have a strong future. This field is projected to grow by 16 percent through 2020.
3.58 out of 5.0
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Degree: Social Sciences
Graduation Year: 2015

University professors and staff have been extremely helpful and supportive during the transition to graduate school. Professors make themselves available to students.
4.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Communications
Graduation Year: 2015

I'm a working, married adult, and can't afford to quit work and go back to grad school. And I can't afford some of the bigger schools. NEIU is a perfect compromise, and it's located right down the block from my undergrad alma mater. Win win.
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Health Sciences
Graduation Year: 2015

Pros- teachers are awesome, very affordable, close to home. Cons- School is old, library is awful, climate control for whole school is bad, parking is a nightmare, no direction or guidance on where to go to succeed, no help or direction to free services.
2.5 out of 5.0
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Degree: Biology
Graduation Year: 2015

For MS in Biology in ecology, I should have studied out west. Tuition was what appealed to me. Didn't have to take GRE to join program. Public transportation is awesome and lots of things to do in Chicago.
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