Northeastern University

Boston, Massachusetts

Northeastern University Overview

Student population

Address360 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA
School Websitewww.northeastern.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Size

Large

StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Northeastern University is a mid-size private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Boston, Massachusetts that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 62,272 students applied to Northeastern University. Of those students, 12,042 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Northeastern University was $50,450, in addition to fees of $1,072. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Northeastern University.

Northeastern University has a 88% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Northeastern University Requirements

Academic standards

Moderate

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The Northeastern University acceptance rate is 19%. To put this into perspective, 12,042 of the 62,272 students who applied to Northeastern University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Northeastern University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Northeastern University had an SAT score between the range of 1,360 and 1,540. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Northeastern University was between 32 and 34 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Northeastern University as part of their application.

Northeastern University Cost

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Northeastern University, the tuition for in-state residents is $50,450. Combined with fees of $1,072, room and board costs of $16,270, other expenses of $1,800 and the $1,000 cost of books and supplies.

Out-of-state students can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $51,522 in tuition.

Students at Northeastern University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Northeastern University was $8,009 last year, with 13% of students being awarded federal aid.

Northeastern University Student Life

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio14:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Northeastern University.

Northeastern University has a good gender split, with 52% of undergraduates being female and 48% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are out-of-state residents; in fact, 64% of all students reside out-of-state. However, 19% of students come from in-state and 17% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Northeastern University is 14:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need to thrive in your studies.

Northeastern University Popular Majors and Programs

ENGINEERING
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
SOCIAL SCIENCES
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
PSYCHOLOGY
LEGAL PROFESSIONS AND STUDIES
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS

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