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Northeastern University

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Rating

Private

Type

28,374

Students

$52,420

Tuition

18%

Acceptance

#35

Ranking

Large City

Campus Setting

Boston, MA

360 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115-5005

Northeastern University is a very large private university located in Boston, MA ranked 36th in the nation. It has a total of 18,753 full-time undergraduate students and is quite competitive, with a 18.05% acceptance rate. Northeastern University offers 186 different majors and is best known for its Human Services, Physical Therapy, and Data Modeling and Database Administration programs (nationally ranked 1st, 2nd, and 2nd respectively). With an annual tuition of $52,420 per year, Northeastern University is exceptionally costly. 73.11% of students graduate beginning the next phase of their lives, working. After college, alumni go on to generate near $67,400 per year, which is 62% above the national median.

Rankings

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Cost

$53,506/Year
Above Average

Northeastern University

$53,506

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$73,236/year

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$44,787/year

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

18%Acceptance
Moderately Selective

Northeastern University

18%

National

69%
Sat

1390 - 1540

55% of students submit

Admissions Yield

27%

ACT

30 - 35

31% of students submit

Application Website

https://www.commonapp.org/

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$75

Students

18,753Undergrads
Large Student Population

Full-Time

2,743

Part-Time

0
Male

49%

In-state

83%

Female

51%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

1%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
15% Business/Commerce, General8% Computer and Information Sciences, General5% Mechanical Engineering72% Others

15% Business/Commerce, General

8% Computer and Information Sciences, General

5% Mechanical Engineering

72% Others

Business/Commerce, General

15%

1050 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences, General

8%

567 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

5%

364 Graduates

Computer Software Engineering

5%

349 Graduates

Engineering, General

5%

318 Graduates

Electrical and Electronics Engineering

3%

244 Graduates

Econometrics and Quantitative Economics

3%

243 Graduates

Chemical Engineering

3%

233 Graduates

Academics

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Professors
StudentsProfessors14:114:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

14

Number of Library Books

525,602

Academic Spend per Student

$18,675

Full-time Retention Rate

97%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$54,400/Year

Northeastern University

$54,400

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$54,400

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$67,400

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

73%