19%

Acceptance Rate

$33,662

Avg.Financial Aid

002199

FAFSA Code

About Northeastern University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

21,627

Website

www.northeastern.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

CIHE

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Northeastern University is a private for-profit institution that was established in the year 1898 and located in Huntington Ave, Boston.  The university is a global, experiential, research university created with a distinctive approach to education and research. 

In the year 1917, Frank Palmer Speare was appointed as a college's first president. Five years later the school changed to university and introduced many more programs and built new buildings to cater to the needs of their growing enrollments.

The university has eight interdisciplinary research institutes focused on global challenges in health, security, and sustainability with students driving change in 146 countries. The university has over $178 Million in research funding that has facilitated some ingenious and innovative ideas.

The university supports numerous student organizations which can be exceedingly helpful to the students in meeting new people, enhancing leadership skills, engaging in volunteer opportunities, honing talents, and building resumes.

The university also offers online courses in 84 programs across 19 disciplines.

The programs offered by the university are numerous disciplines such as Accounting Programs, Criminal Justice Programs, Information Technology Programs, Psychology Programs, Human Services Programs, Public Administration Programs, Business Management Programs, and engineering programs.

The university is home to over 21,627 students with a student-faculty ratio of 14:1 and a graduation rate of 86%.

Northeastern University Accreditation

Northeastern University is regionally accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.

Location & Contact

Address

360 Huntington Ave

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 6173732000
Fax: 6173738780
Request Info

Rankings

The ranking below is provided based on the performance of the university by the US News

  • 40 in National Universities

  • 40 in Best Undergraduate Teaching

  • 98 in Best Value Schools

  • 9 in Most Innovative Schools

  • 254 in Top Performers on Social Mobility

  • 9 in International Business

  • 46 in Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs

  • 14 in Senior Capstone

  • 19 in Service Learning

  • 1 in Co-ops/Internships

  • 16 in Study Abroad

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

N/A

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

19%

SAT Range

1360 - 1540

ACT Range

32 - 34

Application Fee

$75

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

The university has different application processes for undergraduate and graduate applicants and different graduate colleges have their own application requirements. The university has a simple admissions process which is broken into 4 simple steps:

  • Apply Now

  • Review deadlines and required materials.

  • Create a Common Application or Coalition Application account and select Northeastern.

  • Submit your application

Additionally, a candidate must also have a decent academic background and maintain the SAT score of 1360 - 1540 and an ACT range of 32 - 34.

 

All the documents along with the application and fee of $75 must be sent to the admissions department on or before the deadline.

Northeastern University Admissions Office

Email - admissions@northeastern.edu

Office Hours -

Monday-Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Northeastern University Admissions Office Number

Contact Number -

617.373.2200

617.373.8780

We suggest you follow the official website or our admissions page by clicking below to know more information about the admissions process

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$34,245

Average Annual Cost

$50,450

Books And Supplies

$1,000

Other Fees

$1,072

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$16,270

Budget For Other Expenses

$1,800

Total One Year Cost

$70,592

Tuition is something that you consider after getting admitted to the university. But don't worry, form the above table it is clear that the tuition and other expenses at the university are manageable with the support provided by the institution.

The average annual cost to attend the university is $50,450 while the net price is $34,245.

The students also need to budget for costs such as room and board that amounts to $16,270, other expenses cost $1,800, and books and supplies to $1,000.

The average total cost of attendance for undergraduate students is $70,592.

For more information about the cost of attendance, cost per credit, other fees, and more visit our tuition and programs by clicking below.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

NA

Student:Faculty Ratio

14:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

97%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$5,963

Faculty Overview

57%

Male Professors

43%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Business/Commerce, General

825 Graduates

Economics

188 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

182 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

180 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

172 Graduates

Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences,...

146 Graduates

Research and Experimental Psycholog...

139 Graduates

Biology, General

124 Graduates

Political Science and Government

122 Graduates

Neurobiology and Neurosciences

117 Graduates

International Business

114 Graduates

International Relations and Nationa...

113 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

113 Graduates

Chemical Engineering

108 Graduates

Health and Medical Administrative S...

93 Graduates

Civil Engineering

83 Graduates

Electrical, Electronics and Communi...

82 Graduates

Computer Engineering

66 Graduates

Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Prof...

61 Graduates

Chemistry

60 Graduates

Industrial Engineering

59 Graduates

Mathematics

57 Graduates

Architecture

56 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

56 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

53 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

52 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

43 Graduates

Music

42 Graduates

Journalism

41 Graduates

Sociology

35 Graduates

Human Services, General

33 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

30 Graduates

History

20 Graduates

Communication Disorders Sciences an...

14 Graduates

Physics

13 Graduates

Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, an...

13 Graduates

Architectural History and Criticism

11 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

11 Graduates

Public Health

10 Graduates

Visual and Performing Arts, General

10 Graduates

American Sign Language

10 Graduates

Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

9 Graduates

Philosophy

7 Graduates

Information Science/Studies

6 Graduates

Landscape Architecture

5 Graduates

Psychology, General

5 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

5 Graduates

Film/Video and Photographic Arts

5 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

2 Graduates

Public Administration and Social Se...

2 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

2 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

2 Graduates

Graphic Communications

1 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

1 Graduates

Anthropology

1 Graduates

Area Studies

1 Graduates

Biological and Biomedical Sciences,...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

13,909

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

12%

Full-time

100%

Part-time

N/A

Students Gender

Male

48%

US National: 44%

Female

52%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

46% White

6% Unknown

4% Black

8% Hispanic

4% Two or more races

18% Non Resident alien

14% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

65%

Out Of State

19%

In State

16%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$80,191 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 85% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

85%

Undergrads in College Housing

45%

Averege Housing Cost

$8,940/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $7,940/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$7,940/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Paws

School Colors

Red and black

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

211

Total Female Athletes

232

Intramural Sports

13

Sports Club

67

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Crew-Rowing

Ice Hockey

Soccer

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Crew-Rowing

Field Hockey

Ice Hockey

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $16,930 per year for living on campus. The average meal plan at NU costs around $7,940 a year. Notably, students at the varsity get to choose from various dining and meal plan options as well. The university has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The number of female and male students at the university are 48% and 52%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$54,400/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$67,400/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$21,875

$30,685

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$227 - 318

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

73%

Average Aid Per Year

$33,662

Students Receiving Federal Grants

13%

Average Aid Per Year

$8,009

Students Receiving State Aid

5%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,535

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

72%

Average Aid Per Year

$32,228

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$55,726

$30K - $48K

$53,708

$48K - $75K

$49,267

$75K - $110K

$40,622

> $110K

$23,646

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$150,039,965

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$93,696,600

The financial aid department of the university is committed to helping students pay for their education in the form of scholarships, grants, and loans.

The institution provides financial support to more than 92% of its students. Students looking for financial assistance have to fill up the FAFSA and receive a Student Aid Report to determine financial eligibility.

Northeastern University federal school code is 002199.

Students receive average financial aid of $33,662 every year. The financial assistance that a student receives would be in the following form:

Gift Aid - $33,662

Federal Grants - $8,009

State Aid - $2,535

Institutional Grants - $32,228

Our financial aid page or official website would be the best source for you to know more information about the financial assistance provided by Northeastern University.

 

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