Student Population
National Rank
Northeastern University overview
Location Boston, Massachusetts
Online northeastern.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Northeastern University overview
Size Large
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Religious Affiliation Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Boston, Massachusetts, Northeastern University is a large four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 54,209 prospective students applied, and 14,876 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 3,108 enrolled in the school.  20,616 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 873 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $48,560 plus fees of $937. Northeastern is ranked 59 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
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SAT 1420/1540
ACT 32/34
GPA 3.91
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Jan 1, 2020
Applicant Competition High

Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Northeastern University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$937
Room and Board $15,880
Budget for Other Expenses$1,800
Total One Year Cost$68,177


Average Salary After 10 Years
$69,500 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
77% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Northeastern University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 25%
Engineering 11%
Health Professions 11%
Social Sciences 9%
Communication 6%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=167358 IPEDS survey data for Northeastern University.