#12 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

Northeastern University

Boston, Massachusetts

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National Rank
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 62,272 prospective students applied, and 12,042 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 2,746 enrolled in the school.  20,785 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 842 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $50,450 plus fees of $1,072. Northeastern is ranked 60 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
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SAT 1360/1540
ACT 32/34
GPA 3.91
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Jan 1, 2021
Applicant Competition Very High

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Northeastern University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$1,072
Room and Board $16,270
Budget for Other Expenses$1,800
Total One Year Cost$70,592

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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.