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Northeastern University

Northeastern University is a Private, 4 Years+ school located in Boston, MA. The 2019 average net price at Northeastern University is $34,245. Acceptance rate is 19.34%. The school has a total enrollment of 21,627.
Mission StatementNortheastern University's mission is to educate students for a life of fulfillment and...
Northeastern University's mission is to educate students for a life of fulfillment and accomplishment and to create and translate knowledge to meet global and societal needs. We provide a world-based approach to education and research. Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global, experiential research university. Grounded in its signature cooperative education program, the University today provides unprecedented experiential learning opportunities around the world.


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Location: Boston, MA
Student Body: 21,627
Education Type: 4 Years+
Funding: Private
Campus Type: Urban
Web Site: www.northeastern.edu
Acceptance Rate: 19.34%

Admission Details

Key Admissions DetailsAdmissions Deadlines, Start Dates
  • Acceptance Rate: 19.34%
  • Application Deadline: January 1, 2021
  • International Students: 16%
  • Application Fee: $75
Tuition and FeesYearly Tuition and Other Fees
Tuition: $50,450
Grad Tuition: $24,027
Room and Board: $16,270
Books and Supplies: $1,000
Other Fees: $1,072
Average Net Price: $34,245
Student Body DataIncoming Class Data
  • Most Recent Incoming Class: 2,746
  • Men / Women Ratio: 1,306 / 1,440
  • Median SAT Verbal Range: 670 - 750
  • Median SAT Math Range: 690 - 790
  • Median ACT Range: 32 - 34
International Student DataInformation for International Students
  • Minimum TOEFL Score: 92
  • Minimum IETLS Score: 6.5
  • % of International Students: 16%
  • International Testing: Required
  • Total International Students: 441
Required DocumentsTranscripts and Recommendations
  • High School Transcript: Required
  • Recommendations: Required
  • Admissions Tests Scores: Required
  • Portfolio: Recommended

Top 5 Popular Programs

  • Engineering: 32%
  • Business, Management, Marketing: 20%
  • Computer Science: 10%
  • Health Professions: 8%
  • Social Sciences: 7%

Academic Programs

Northeastern University offers 186 Total Programs in Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate, Certificate Degree Levels. The most popular area of study for students are degrees in Engineering. Choose an area to explore below to see detailed degree programs at each degree level.
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Bachelor's Degree ProgramsNortheastern University offers 77 Bachelor's Degree Programs
Architecture
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
Communication
Communication Technology
  • Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects Degree
Computer Science
Engineering
English Literature
Ethnic, Gender Studies
Foreign Language, Literature
Health Professions
History
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources, Conservation
Philosophy, Religiouis Studies
Physical Sciences
Protective Services
Psychology
Public Admin, Social Services
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Master's Degree ProgramsNortheastern University offers 68 Master's Degree Programs
Architecture
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
Communication
Communication Technology
  • Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects Degree
Computer Science
  • Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications Degree
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General Degree
  • Computer and Information Systems Security, Information Assurance Degree
  • Data Modeling, Warehousing and Database Administration Degree
  • Information Science, Studies Degree
Education
  • College Student Counseling and Personnel Services Degree
Engineering
English Literature
Health Professions
History
Interdisciplinary Studies
Legal Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Parks, Leisure Studues
Physical Sciences
Protective Services
Psychology
Public Admin, Social Services
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Doctorate Degree ProgramsNortheastern University offers 36 Doctorate Degree Programs
Biological, Biomedical Science
Computer Science
Engineering
English Literature
Health Professions
History
Legal Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Physical Sciences
Protective Services
Psychology
Social Sciences
Certificate ProgramsNortheastern University offers 5 Certificate Programs
Health Professions
Psychology

Demographics & Outcomes

Graduation and RetentionGraduation and retention information
  • Graduation Rate Within 150% of Time: 87%
  • Graduation Rate Within 200% of Time: 85%
  • 1st Year Retention: 97%
  • Post Graduation Salary: $65,800
Student Body DemographicsDiversity and Age Data
  • Total Students: 21,627
  • White, non-Hispanic Students: 39%
  • Non-resident, alien: 33%
  • Asian Students: 10%
  • Hispanic Students: 6%
  • Unknown: 6%
  • Black Students: 3%
  • Two or more races: 3%
  • American Indian, Alaska Native Students: <1%
  • Native Hawaiian, Pacific Isl. Students: <1%

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