With an acceptance rate of 69%, Northeastern Illinois University offers over 70 undergraduate and graduate programs in the areas of Business, Management, Marketing, Communication, Journalism, Education, Applied Sciences, Linguistics, Humanities, Liberal Arts, Physical Sciences and Leisure studies, and Philosophy and religious studies.
The university gets around 2% of international students from over 80 countries and has one main and three city campuses.
|Admission requirements for international students||Northeastern Illinois University’s online application portal|
|Application Fee (Non-refundable)||USD 30|
|Mode of Payment||Credit/Debit card or Check|
|Academic Calendar||Semester based|
|Financial Aid||Various loans, Grants, and Scholarships available|
Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago accepts applications for Fall, Summer, and Spring semesters and also gives an option for including a half-semester in the studies for the summer semester. The general admission deadline for the Fall semester is July 15, 2020
The international student's admission application deadlines are the same for both undergraduate and graduate students.
|Full and first half Summer||March 01|
|Second half summer||April 01|
The international students willing to study in the US must fulfill additional admission requirements based on which the decision regarding their admission will be made. The international students must go through the below-mentioned information that will help them in applying at the university with ease.
Issuance of I-20 or IAP 66 may take 6 to 8 week’s time. Applicants need to keep this in time and must start the application process keeping in mind the start date of the session they are applying for.
International applicants have to demonstrate English proficiency through one of the internationally recognized standardized examinations in English. Applicants are also requested to check the course-wise specific requirements of different departments before seeking admission.
|Name of the test||Minimum Required Scores (UG)||Minimum Required Scores (PG)|
The International students planning to study at the university must apply for a student visa to study in the USA once the application letter has been issued to them. Applicants must submit a complete application with all the documents after which they will receive Form I-20 or IAP66 from the Institute. The documents needed to receive I-20/IAP 66 are :
The University offers graduate programs in the areas of Business, Management, Marketing, Communication, Journalism, Education, Applied Sciences, Linguistics, Humanities, Liberal Arts, Physical Sciences and Leisure studies, and Philosophy and religious studies. There is an option of online study in various programs.
|Requirements||Master of Business Administration||Master in Science (Computer Science)||Master of Science Arts in Biology||Masters in Arts in Teaching|
|Application||University’s online application||University’s online application||University’s online application||University’s online application|
|Credential Evaluation||Required by ECE, WES etc.||Required by ECE, WES, etc.||Required by ECE, WES, etc.||Required by ECE, WES, etc.|
|Minimum GPA score||2.75 or higher||2.75 or higher||2.75 or higher||3.0 or higher|
|TOEFL||PBT 550 iBT 79||PBT 550 iBT 79||PBT 550 iBT 79||PBT 550 iBT 79|
|GMAT/GRE||Required, minimum score of 450||Required, minimum score of 450||Not Required||Not Required|
|Recommendations||Two academic/ professional references required||Two academic/ professional references required||Two academic/ professional references required||Two academic/ professional references required|
|Personal Essay||Required (250-500 words)||Required (250-500 words)||Required (250-500 words)||Required (250-500 words)|
|Decision time||3-4 weeks||3-4 weeks||3-4 weeks||3-4 weeks|
Some specific programs do not offer intake in all the semesters. The international applicants have to complete additional documentation and formalities as compared to the domestic students and need to follow the given timelines at all times.
The queries for undergraduate admissions can be addressed at the email address of email@example.com and the graduate admissions at firstname.lastname@example.org. The international students after receiving their admission packet can check at email@example.com for the I-20 or visa document.