Participating Universities

Northeastern Illinois University

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Northeastern Illinois University is a fully accredited public university serving approximately 12,000 students in the Chicago area with an affordable, high quality academic experience. With more than 70 undergraduate and graduate programs in the arts, sciences, education and business, the faculty is dedicated to excellence in instruction, research and public service. The university is a leader in the development of special programs for adult learners and innovative     non-traditional education alternatives with exchange programs and study experiences in several international locations.

At the University Center

Complete your degree closer to home

NEIU provides the opportunity for transfer students in the Lake County region to complete their Bachelor’s or Master’s degree close to home at the University Center. 

Current degree programs offered at the University Center include:

    Psychology (BA)
    Accounting (BS)

    Social Work (BA)
    Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership – Principal Endorsement (MA)

On-Site Advising

The NEIU Transfer Center at the University Center is located in Room 220B.  NEIU Transfer Coordinator Sakeenah Adam is available to meet with prospective students at the University Center on Thursdays from 1 to 7 pm.  Please call or email her to set up an appointment:
s-adam1@neiu.edu
At the University Center: (847) 665-4173.
On the Main Campus:  (773) 442-4076

Library Services

Visit http://neiu.edu/library/services/especially/university-center-lake-county-uclc-students to learn how NEIU’s Ronald Williams Library serves students attending NEIU at the University Center.

Transfer Scholarships

NEIU offers a variety of financial and scholarship opportunities.  You can view the various options at www.neiu.edu/scholarships or by emailing the Office of Scholarships at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

The following are specific transfer scholarships: 


1.  Provost Merit Scholarship
Scholarships in the amount of $2,000 will be awarded to prospective transfers who meet the following criteria and who apply early for admission.  Scholarships will be awarded on a first-come first-serve basis:

    Admitted entering transfer students with an Associate of Arts or Associate of Science (or who have earned at least 60 credit hours)
    Must have at least a cumulative transfer GPA of 3.50
    Must be an Illinois resident
    Must be enrolled full time

2.  Deans Merit Scholarship
Scholarships in the amount of $1,000 will be awarded to prospective transfers who meet the following criteria and who apply early for admission.  Scholarships will be awarded on a first-come first-serve basis:

    Admitted entering transfer students with an Associate of Arts or Associate of Science (or who have earned at least 60 credit hours)
    Must have at least a cumulative transfer GPA of 3.00
    Must be an Illinois resident

Until all of the scholarships are awarded, students who meet these qualifications will automatically be considered for the Provost and Deans Merit Scholarships at the time of applying for admission to Northeastern Illinois University.  Completing an additional application is not necessary.  Scholarship criteria are effective for the 2012-2013 academic year.

3.  NEIU Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship
A minimum of 3.0 GPA and an A.A. or A.S. degree are required.  Out-of-state students, part-time students, students with pervious bachelor’s degrees, and non-US citizens who are not a permanent resident are not eligible.  Verification and recommendation from a Phi Theta Kappa advisor are required.  The application deadline is March 15.  For information please email the Office of Scholarships at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Veterans

NEIU has expanded services for military personnel, veterans, and their dependents.  Specialized assistance is now available in the areas of admission, federal and state educational benefits, orientation to NEIU, and the enrollment process.  For more information, visit www.neiu.edu/veterans or contact Joseph Bochantin, Veterans Admissions Outreach Specialist, at (773) 442-4028 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).


Programs Offered at University Center

BA in Social Work- Health Care & Human Services
BA in Psychology- Liberal Arts & Sciences
BA in Political Science- Liberal Arts & Sciences

 

 

Visit their web site: www.neiu.edu/Transfer