The University

Northeastern Illinois University is a fully accredited public university serving the Chicago metropolitan area. Total graduate and undergraduate enrollment is approximately 6,000. In addition to offering traditional programs in the arts, sciences, business, and education, Northeastern has a strong commitment to innovative, non-traditional education and has been a leader in the development of special programs for adult learners.


Northeastern employs approximately 350 full-time and 100 part-time faculty who are committed to excellence in teaching. Their varied academic backgrounds and professional accomplishments provide students with many learning opportunities.