Northeastern Illinois University Admission Chances

Acceptance Chances

Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty for Northeastern Illinois University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionLow

Can I get into Northeastern Illinois University? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 3,016 out of 4,499 applicants or 67% were admitted making Northeastern Illinois University a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores. Only 25% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for Northeastern Illinois University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 350
SAT Math 25th 460
SAT Composite 25th 810
SAT Scores for Northeastern Illinois University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 500
SAT Math 75th 500
SAT Composite 75th 1000
SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Northeastern Illinois University?

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 810 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 715. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 905 out of 1600. 1 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Northeastern Illinois University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1000 and Above Good >78%
905 to 1000 Avg + 67%-78%
810 to 905 Avg - 54%-67%
715 to 810 Reach 41%-54%
Less than 715 Low <41%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for Northeastern Illinois University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 14
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 16
ACT Scores for Northeastern Illinois University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 21
ACT Math 75th 20
ACT Composite 75th 20
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Northeastern Illinois University?

Admission data indicates that Northeastern Illinois University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 16 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 18 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 20 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 92 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Northeastern Illinois University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Northeastern Illinois University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
20 and Above Good >78%
18 to 20 Avg + 67%-78%
16 to 18 Avg - 54%-67%
14 to 16 Reach 41%-54%
Less than 14 Low <41%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Northeastern Illinois University has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.

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Admission Statistics

Northeastern Illinois University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,435 1,912 4,499
Accepted 1,698 1,210 3,016
Acceptance Rate 70% 63% 67%
Enrolled 414 335 749
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 24% 28% 25%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Northeastern Illinois University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Northeastern Illinois University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Neither required nor recommended
High School Class Rank Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Northeastern Illinois University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=147776 IPEDS survey data for Northeastern Illinois University.

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