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Northeastern University

Boston, MA

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Overview

Northeastern University is a University institution located in Boston, MA, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA  02115
United States
Contact Email: admissions@northeastern.edu
Phone: 617-373-2200

Majors & Degrees

Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
Architectural History And Criticism, General Checkmark
Architecture Checkmark
Landscape Architecture Checkmark
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African-american/black Studies Checkmark
Asian Studies/civilization Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences, Other Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Biophysics Checkmark
Cell/cellular And Molecular Biology Checkmark
Ecology And Evolutionary Biology Checkmark
Marine Biology And Biological Oceanography Checkmark
Neuroscience Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Business/commerce, General Checkmark
Entrepreneurship/entrepreneurial Studies Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Logistics, Materials, And Supply Chain Management Checkmark
Management Information Systems, General Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Project Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Communication And Media Studies, Other Checkmark
Communication, General Checkmark
Digital Communication And Media/multimedia Checkmark
Journalism Checkmark
Organizational Communication, General Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Technical And Scientific Communication Checkmark
Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, And Special Effects Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, General Checkmark
Computer Science Checkmark
Data Modeling/warehousing And Database Administration Checkmark
Information Science/studies Checkmark
Information Technology Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Education, General Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Bioengineering And Biomedical Engineering Checkmark
Chemical Engineering Checkmark
Civil Engineering, General Checkmark
Computer Engineering, General Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Engineering, General Checkmark
Engineering, Other Checkmark
Industrial Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
American Sign Language (asl) Checkmark
East Asian Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, Other Checkmark
Linguistics Checkmark
Middle/near Eastern And Semitic Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General Checkmark
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Athletic Training/trainer Checkmark
Audiology/audiologist Checkmark
Audiology/audiologist And Speech-language Pathology/pathologist Checkmark
Cardiopulmonary Technology/technologist Checkmark
Health And Medical Administrative Services, Other Checkmark
Pharmaceutical Sciences Checkmark
Pharmacy Checkmark
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, And Administration, Other Checkmark
Physical Therapy/therapist Checkmark
Public Health, General Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
Rehabilitation And Therapeutic Professions, Other Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Behavioral Sciences Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Jewish/judaic Studies Checkmark
Philosophy Checkmark
Religion/religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Geology/earth Science, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Research And Experimental Psychology, Other Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Human Services, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions, Other Checkmark
Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Corrections And Criminal Justice, Other Checkmark
Criminal Justice/safety Studies Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Cultural Anthropology Checkmark
Development Economics And International Development Checkmark
Econometrics And Quantitative Economics Checkmark
Economics, General Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Political Science And Government, Other Checkmark
Social Sciences, Other Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Design And Applied Arts, Other Checkmark
Digital Arts Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Film/cinema/media Studies Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
Game And Interactive Media Design Checkmark
Graphic Design Checkmark
Illustration Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark
Theatre/theatre Arts Management Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

91,000
Applied
6,191
Accepted
20,980
Enrolled
7%
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Female Admissions

51,965
Females Applied
3,932
Females Accepted
8%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

39,035
Males Applied
2,259
Males Accepted
6%
Acceptance Rate

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen January 1st April 1st
Early decision plan November 1st December 15th
Other early decision plan November 1st February 1st
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 700 760
SAT Math 740 790
ACT Composite 33 35

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

64,990
Private
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Fees

516
Full-time student fees
21,620
Room & board
12,500
Room only

Financial Aid

42,917
Avg. Financial Aid Package
55,160
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
19,484
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
2,434
Avg. Loan Aid
14,204
Avg. Grant Aid
40,623
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
89.2%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
46%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

20,980
Total Undergrad students
14%
International Students
73%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 11.04%
Black or African American 5.18%
White or Caucasian 43.05%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.06%
Asian 19.23%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.02%
Two or more races 6.5%
Other 1.22%

Gender

Male (45.14%)
Female (54.86%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 47%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Welcome Week, Springfest and Homecoming

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities Checkmark
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Most popular organizations:
Student Government Association, Council for University Programs, Resident Student Association, E-Sports Northeastern University and Northeastern University Huskiers and Outing Club

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
Public Safety Website

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball Checkmark Division 1 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 No
Field Hockey No No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark Division 1 No
Indoor Track No No No
Rowing Checkmark Division 1 No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 No
Swimming And Diving No No No
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 No
Volleyball No No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 No
Field Hockey Checkmark Division 1 No
Ice Hockey Checkmark Division 1 No
Indoor Track No No No
Rowing No No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 No
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 No

Faculty

413
Total Faculty
14:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 244
Part-time - 169
Male - 236
Female - 180
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