Tuition & Fees

$53,506

$53,506

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
63%
600-699
30%
500-599
6%
400-499
1%
700-800
73%
600-699
22%
500-599
4%
400-499
1%
700-800
44%
600-699
43%
500-599
11%
400-499
2%
30-36
94%
24-29
5%
18-23
1%
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undergraduateRatios

49%

male

51%

female

1

teacher

14

students

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Extremely Selective

19%

acceptance rate

Accepted 12,042
Declined + 50,230
Total Received 62,272
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Private (nonprofit)

18,448

undergraduate students

8,685

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

Not Reported

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Codes

SAT 3667
ACT 1880

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Fun Facts

  • A bronze statue of Cy Young is on the Northeastern University campus in Boston marking the Huntington Avenue Grounds where the first World Series was played in 1903. A plaque marks a spot on what was previously the left field foul line.
  • Northeastern University was founded in 1898 as the Evening Institute for Young Men, in association with the Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA).
  • Northeastern University's Snell Library sees over one million visitors each year.
  • Founded in 1909, Northeastern University's Cooperative Education (co-op) Program is one of the first of its kind in the country.

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Location

School Facts

Northeastern University, founded in 1898, is a private coeducational institution. Its 73-acre campus is located in Boston.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 27,133
Established in 1898
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  AALS (Association of American Law Schools)
•  ABA (American Bar Association)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  APHE (Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education)
•  APTA (American Physical Therapy Association)
•  ARC-PA (Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CEPH (Council on Education for Public Health)
•  CoA-NA (Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs)
•  NAAB (National Architectural Accrediting Board)
•  NASPAA (National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration)
•  NEASC (New England Assn. of Schools and Colleges)

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Boston, MA

73-acre, urban campus in Boston (population:685,094). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

Northeastern University
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
49%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
100%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
77%
Top 1/4
95%
Top 1/2
99%
Bottom 1/2
1%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
63%
600-699
30%
500-599
6%
400-499
1%
700-800
73%
600-699
22%
500-599
4%
400-499
1%
700-800
44%
600-699
43%
500-599
11%
400-499
2%
30-36
94%
24-29
5%
18-23
1%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $75
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline January 1
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline January 1
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Required of some
SAT or ACT Required

Extremely Selective

19%

acceptance rate

Accepted 12,042
Declined + 50,230
Total Received 62,272

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Essay
Recommendations
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Considered

Class rank
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

Not Considered

Interview

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Admissions Contact

Liz Cheron
Dean for Undergraduate Admissions
P: 617 373-2200
F: 617 373-8780
admissions@northeastern.edu

Financial Aid

87%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$30,981

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $52,420
Room $9,250
Board $7,680
Additional fees $1,086
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $71,436
Average Financial Aid - $30,981
Total with Avg. Aid $40,455
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE

Noncustodial (Divorced/Separated) Parent's Statement

Financial Aid Office

P: 617 373-3190
F: 617 373-8735
sfs@northeastern.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Jim Slattery
Senior Director of Financial Aid
j.slattery@northeastern.edu

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Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
crew
cross-country
field hockey
ice hockey
soccer
swimming
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

Alpine skiing, archery, badminton, baseball, basketball, cheerleading, cricket, cycling, dance, equestrian sports, field hockey, figure skating, golf, gymnastics, ice hockey, incline hockey, lacrosse, paintball, powerlifting, rock climbing, rugby, running, sailing, soccer, softball, spikeball, squash, swimming, table tennis, tae kwon do, tennis, volleyball, water polo, wrestling

Club Sports - Women's

Alpine skiing, archery, badminton, basketball, cheerleading, cricket, cycling, dance, equestrian sports, field hockey, figure skating, golf, gymnastics, ice hockey, incline hockey, lacrosse, paintball, powerlifting, rock climbing, rugby, running, sailing, soccer, softball, spikeball, squash, swimming, table tennis, tae kwon do, tennis, volleyball, water polo , wrestling

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, broomball, cornhole, dodgeball, flag football, floor hockey, ice hockey, indoor soccer, Kan Jam, roller hockey, spikeball, volleyball, Wiffle ball

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Athletic Directors

Jeffrey Konya (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA, Colonial Athletic Association, Eastern Association of Rowing, Eastern Association of Women's Rowing, Hockey East
Mascot
Paws
School colors
Red and black

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Accounting/Business Administration
Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
African-American Studies
American Sign Language/English Interpreting
Analytics
Applied Behavioral Analysis
Applied Mathematics
Applied Nutrition
Applied Physics
Applied Physics/Engineering
Architectural Studies
Architecture
Art
Artificial Intelligence
Arts Administration/Cultural Entrepreneurship
Asian Studies
Audiology
Behavioral Neuroscience
Biochemistry
Bioengineering
Bioinformatics
Biology
Biomedical Nanotechnology
Biomedical Physics
Biomedical Science
Biomedical Sciences
Biotechnology
Business Administration
Business Analytics
Chemical Engineering
Chemical Engineering/Physics
Chemistry
Cinema Studies
Cinema Studies/Communication Studies
Cinema Studies/Digital Art
Civil Engineering
College Student Development/Counseling
Commerce/Economic Development
Communication Studies
Computer Engineering
Computer Engineering/Physics
Computer Science
Computer Science/Digital Art
Computer Science/Game Design
Computer Science/Interactive Media
Computer Science/Journalism
Computer Systems Engineering
Corporate/Organizational Communication
Counseling Psychology
Criminal Justice
Criminology/Criminal Justice
Criminology/Justice Policy
Cultural Anthropology
Cyber Security
Data Analytics Engineering
Data Science
Digital Art/Interactive Media
Digital Arts
Digital Arts/Game Design
Digital Media
Digital Media Content
Economics
Education
Education/Psychology
Electrical Engineering
Electrical Engineering/Physics
Electrical/Computer Engineering
Elementary Education
Energy Systems
Engineering Leadership
Engineering Management
Engineering/Public Policy
English
Enterprise Intelligence
Environmental Engineering
Environmental Geology
Environmental Science
Environmental Science/Policy
Environmental Studies
Executive Law
Executive M.B.A.
Exercise Science
Exercise Science/Public Health
Experience Design
Family Nurse Practitioner
Finance
Finance/Business Administration
Game Science/Design
Geographic Information Technology
Geology
Geospatial Services
Global Studies/International Affairs
Graphic Design
Graphic Design/Game Design
Graphic Design/Interactive Media
Health Data Analytics
Health Informatics
Health Informatics/Public Health
Health Science
High Tech M.B.A.
Higher Education Administration
History
Homeland Security
Human Resources Management
Human Services
Industrial Engineering
Informatics
Information Assurance
Information Design/Visualization
Information Sciences
Information Sciences/Journalism
Information Systems
Innovation
Interactive Media/Music Technology
Interdisciplinary Engineering
International Affairs
International Business
Jewish Studies/Religion
Journalism
Journalism/Media Screen Studies
Landscape Architecture
Languages/Literatures/Cultures
Law
Law/Business Administration
Law/Music Industry Leadership
Law/Professional Accounting/Business
Law/Public Health
Law/Public Policy
Law/Sustainable International Development
Leadership
Learning Analytics
Learning/Instruction
Legal Studies
Linguistics
Marine Biology
Marine/Environmental Sciences
Master of Laws
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering/Physics
Media Advocacy
Media Arts
Medicinal Chemistry
Music
Music Industry Leadership
Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
Network Science
Nonprofit Management
Nurse Anesthesia
Nursing
Nursing Administration
Nursing Direct Entry
Nursing Practice
Operations Research
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Personal Health Informatics
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Pharmacology
Pharmacy
Philosophy
Physical Therapy
Physician Assistant
Physician Assistant/Public Health
Physics
Political Science
Political Science/Communication Studies
Population Health
Program/Portfolio Management
Project Management
Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Health
Public Policy
Regulatory Affairs/Drugs/Biologics/Medical Devices
Regulatory Affairs/Food/Food Industries
Religious Studies
Respiratory Care Leadership
Robotics
School Counseling
School Psychology
Secondary Education
Security/Resilience Studies
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Speech-Language Pathology
Speech-Language Pathology/Audiology
Sports Leadership
Strategic Intelligence/Analysis
Studio Art
Sustainable Building Systems
Sustainable International Development
Sustainable Urban Environments
Taxation
Teaching Elementary
Teaching Secondary
Technical Communications
Technological Entrepreneurship
Telecommunication Networks
Telecommunications Systems Management
Theatre
Theatre/Cinema Studies
Urban Informatics
Urban Landscape
Urban/Regional Policy
eLearning/Instructional Design
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Programs Offered

  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Health Professions
  • Humanities
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science
  • Technologies
  • Other

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

27,133

total students

22%

in-state

78%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

68%

18,448
students

Female
51%
9,445

Male
49%
9,003

32%

8,685
students

Female
41%
3,596

Male
59%
5,089

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

99%

18,403
students

Female
52%
9,419

Male
48%
8,984

1%

45
students

Female
58%
26

Male
42%
19

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Student Break-down

16%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
39%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

31%

Transfer applicants accepted

40%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

80

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

64

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens
Countries most often represented Canada
China
India
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
Venezuela
Special services offered for international applicants Other

International Student Contact


617 373-2200
internationaladmissions@neu.edu

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