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Northeastern University

  • Boston, MA
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 51%49%
    student ratio
  • 17,107
    total students
  • $40,780 | $40,780
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • January 1
    fall application deadline
  • 32%
    acceptance rate
  • Very Difficult
    admission difficulty
  • Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
  • 701
    sat math
  • 681
    sat reading
  • 676
    sat writing
  • 31
    act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Architecture
    • Architecture
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Landscape Architecture
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Area and ethnic studies
    • African American/Black Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Asian Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biochemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Biophysics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Neuroscience
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Accounting
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business Administration and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business/Commerce
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Entrepreneurship
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Finance
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • International Business/Trade/Commerce
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Management Information Systems
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Marketing/Marketing Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication technologies
    • Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Journalism
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer and Information Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Information Science/Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering
    • Chemical Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Civil Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Industrial Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mechanical Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Foreign languages and literature
    • American Sign Language (ASL)
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Linguistics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Spanish
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Health and Medical Administrative Services Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Pharmacy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physical Therapy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services
    • Criminal Justice/Safety
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Natural resources/environmental science
    • Environmental Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Environmental Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Philosophy and religious studies
    • Jewish/Judaic Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Philosophy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Religious Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Geology/Earth Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Public administration and social services
    • Human Services
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • International Relations and Affairs
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sociology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Art
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Dramatic/Theater Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Fine/Studio Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Graphic Design
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Illustration
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Intermedia/Multimedia
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

32% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied47,364
    • Accepted15,301
    • Acceptance Rate32%
    • Enrolled17,107
    • Female Applicants25,640
    • Females Accepted8,401
    • Female Acceptance Rate32%
    • Male Applicants21,724
    • Males Accepted6,900
    • Male Acceptance Rate31%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Essay or personal statement
      Transcript of high school record
      Letter(s) of recommendation
    • Required for Some
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen January 1st April 1st --
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan November 15th December 15th --
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer April 1st --
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 681 640 730
    • SAT Math 701 660 750
    • SAT Writing 676 640 720
    • ACT Composite 31 30 33
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$40,780
    • Out-of-state tuition *$40,780
    • In-district tuitionN/A
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$906.00
    • Room and board *$14,100.00
    • Room only *$7,530.00
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students17,107
    • Male Student Percentage49%
    • Female Student Percentage51%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino6.19%
    • Black or African American3.27%
    • White or Caucasian50.8%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.06%
    • Asian9.79%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.01%
    • Two or more races3.47%
    • Unknown9.56%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout16.84% representing 125 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students67% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements None
    • Housing options Coed housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing Not Reported
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station Yes
    • Student-run television station Yes
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities Yes
    • Greek sororities Yes
    • Local fraternities Yes
    • Local sororities Yes
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations Student Government Association, Council for University Programs, Resident Student Association, Downhillers Ski and Snowboard Club, Northeastern University Huskiers & Outing Club
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Yes
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other public safety website

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division I
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No Division 1 Yes
    • Basketball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Cheerleading No Division C No
    • Crew No Division 1 Yes
    • Cross-country running No Division 1 Yes
    • Field hockey No No No
    • Golf No Division C No
    • Ice hockey Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Lacrosse Yes Division C No
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Rifle No Division C No
    • Rugy No Division C No
    • Sailing No Division C No
    • Skiing Yes No No
    • Skiing (cross-country) Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Softball Yes Division C No
    • Squash No Division C No
    • Swimming Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes Division C No
    • Tennis No Division C No
    • Track Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Ultimate Frisbee No Division C No
    • Volleyball Yes No No
    • Water polo Yes Division C No
    • Weight Lifting No Division C No
    • Wrestling No Division C No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Cheerleading No Division C No
    • Crew No Division 1 Yes
    • Cross-country running No Division 1 Yes
    • Field hockey Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Golf No Division C No
    • Ice hockey Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Lacrosse Yes Division C No
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Rifle No Division C No
    • Rugy No Division C No
    • Sailing No Division C No
    • Skiing Yes No No
    • Skiing (cross-country) Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Softball Yes Division C No
    • Squash No Division C No
    • Swimming Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Tennis Yes Division C No
    • Tennis No Division C No
    • Track Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Ultimate Frisbee No Division C No
    • Volleyball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Water polo Yes Division C No
    • Weight Lifting No Division C No
    • Wrestling No No No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty1,686
    • Full-time Percentage70%
    • Part-time Percentage30%
    • Female Percentage43%
    • Male Percentage57%
    • Student:Faculty RatioNot Reported

Location & Contact

360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115-5096
USA

Ronne Patrick Turner

Associate Vice President for Enrollment and Dean of Admissions

Phone: 617-373-2200
Email: admissions@neu.edu



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