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#13 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

Northeastern University

Boston, Massachusetts

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Overview

Student Population
22,905
Northeastern University overview
Location Boston, Massachusetts
Online northeastern.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large City
Northeastern University overview
Size Large
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study 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 64,459 prospective students applied, and 13,199 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 3,128 enrolled in the school.  22,048 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 857 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $54,360 plus fees of $1,092. Northeastern is ranked 100 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Ratings

8/10
Overall
10/10
Academics
8/10
Resources
8/10
Outcomes
8/10
Value

Northeastern is rated within the top 21% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 8 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for Northeastern University within the 2022 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Exceptional
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SAT 1410/1540
ACT 33/35
Estimated GPA 3.91
Applications Accepted
20.5% 
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Applications Due Jan 1, 2023
Applicant Competition Very High
Application Fee $75

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Annual Cost to Attend

Tuition
$54,360
Costs for Northeastern University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$1,092
Room and Board $17,480
Budget for Other Expenses$1,800
Total One Year Cost$75,732

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Outcomes

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

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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%

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

Current students may use the Northeastern University GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.