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Northeastern Illinois University Demographics & Diversity Report

Is Northeastern Illinois University really diverse? College Factual's 2021 diversity report reveals the truth about diversity at Northeastern Illinois University. We analyzed racial demographics, gender ratios, student age ranges, and more.

Northeastern Illinois University Student Population

How Many Students Attend Northeastern Illinois University?

Northeastern Illinois University total enrollment is approximately 7,423 students.

3,294 are undergraduates and 383 are graduate students.

Northeastern Illinois University Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Northeastern Illinois University undergraduate population is made up of 57% women, and 43% men.

Northeastern Illinois University Gender Ratio

For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Northeastern Illinois University Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Northeastern Illinois University Undergraduate Racial-Ethnic Diversity Pie Chart
Race/Ethnicity Number
Hispanic 1,288
White 817
Black or African American 375
Asian 330
Unknown 299
International 99
Multi-Ethnic 70
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 9

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Northeastern Illinois University Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 61% of full-time grad students are women, and 39% men.

Northeastern Illinois University Graduate Student Gender Ratio

For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Northeastern Illinois University Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

Northeastern Illinois University Graduate Students Racial-Ethnic Diversity Pie Chart
Race/Ethnicity Number
White 153
Hispanic 96
International 47
Black or African American 37
Asian 31
Unknown 12
Multi-Ethnic 6
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Above Average in Overall Diversity Nationwide

Northeastern Illinois University achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #1,135 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  1135 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  67.72 out of 100
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High overall diversity means a high variety of students of different races, ethnicities, ages, and genders, from all parts of the country and abroad.

How Does Northeastern Illinois University Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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Northeastern Illinois University overall diversity is higher than the national average, although some aspects of their diversity may be stronger than others.

Extremely Racially/Ethnically Diverse

57% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

Northeastern Illinois University is ranked 392 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  392 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  89.68 out of 100
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High racial/ethnic diversity in the student body means plenty of opportunities to interact with and learn from students with different backgrounds and cultures than you.

Northeastern Illinois University Racial Demographics:

Northeastern Illinois University Undergraduate Racial-Ethnic Diversity Pie Chart
Race/Ethnicity Number
Hispanic 2,672
White 2,316
Black or African American 753
Unknown 667
Asian 660
International 197
Multi-Ethnic 126
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 21

High Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Northeastern Illinois University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

Racial-Ethnic Demographics of Northeastern Illinois University Faculty
Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 557
Black or African American 165
Asian 83
Multi-Ethnic 4
Hispanic 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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Close to Even Male/Female Ratio

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Northeastern Illinois University ranks 1,061 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  1061 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  72.02 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.

Northeastern Illinois University Male/Female Ratio

There are approximately 4,355 female students and 3,068 male students at Northeastern Illinois University.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Northeastern Illinois University is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  89.01 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.

Northeastern Illinois University Faculty Male/Female Ratio

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There are approximately 722 female teachers and 579 male teachers.

Low Geographic Diversity

1.25% Out of State
0.37% Out of the Country

Northeastern Illinois University ranks 1,910 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

1.25% of Northeastern Illinois University students come from out of state, and 0.37% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  12 out of 100.
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Where are Northeastern Illinois University Students From?

Top 5 States

Where are Northeastern Illinois University Students From?
State Amount
Illinois 788
Wisconsin 3
Indiana 3
Michigan 1
Kentucky 1

International Students at Northeastern Illinois University

Students from 44 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from India, Saudi Arabia, and Mongolia.

Learn more about international students at Northeastern Illinois University.

High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
21.64% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  85.24 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Northeastern Illinois University, 21.64% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Northeastern Illinois University Student Age Diversity
Student Age Group Amount
22-24 2,226
25-29 2,173
35 and over 1,475
20-21 1,048
30-34 1,016
18-19 896
Under 18 0

Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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