Northeastern University

#32 in National Universities

  • Private (not-for-profit)4 Years (or High)Boston, MADegree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or aboveDoctor's degree20,381 Students28.88 % Acceptance Ratio14:1 Student-Faculty Ratio
    Northeastern University is a Private (not-for-profit) (4 Years or High) college located in Boston, Massachusetts. It has a total enrollment of 20,381 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 14:1. It is a Degree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or above school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree. The acceptance ratio for undergraduate school is 28.88% last year.
  • Open Admission Policy
    Acceptance Ratio28.88 %
    Admission Yield18.15 %
    Undergraduate Application Fees$75
    Graduate Application Fees$75

    The acceptance ratio is 28.88% last year at Northeastern University where total 51,063 students applied and 14,747 were accepted.

  • Amounts
    Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$49,497
    Graduate Tuition & Fees$23,688
    On-Campus Living Costs$17,680
    Off-Campus Living Costs$17,680

    The tuition & fees at Northeastern University, for academic year 2017-2018 is $49,497.

    The living cost including room, board, and other expenses is $17,680 when living on campus and $17,680 when living off campus.

    Cost of Attendance
  • NCAA Member

    ROTC Program

    Campus Housing

    Meal Plan

    Online Learning

    Study Abroad

    Remedial Service

    Career Counseling

    Northeastern University provides various learning opportunities and services for their students.

    It includes NCAA Member, ROTC Program, Campus Housing, Meal Plan, Online Learning, Study Abroad, Remedial Service and more.

    Explore campus life and get your opportunities at Northeastern University.

    Learning Opportunities & Services

The Numbers Say it All about Northeastern University

Key Stats for Northeastern University

Costs of Attendance extremely expensive

Northeastern University$49,497
All U.S. Colleges$18,355
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges$25,799
4 Years or High Colleges$22,271
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Massachusetts$37,386

Admission Chances extremely difficult to get in


Admission Ratio

  • All U.S. Colleges66.99%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges63.95%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges66.20%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Massachusetts58.95%

Financial Helps high financial help rate


Financial Aid Rates

  • All U.S. Colleges76.94%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges88.17%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges82.17%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Massachusetts82.05%

Student Population small

Northeastern University20,381
All U.S. Colleges20,523,036
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges4,211,617
4 Years or High Colleges14,093,854
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Massachusetts283,414

Graduation Rates very high completion rate


Graduation Rate

  • All U.S. Colleges47.15%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges53.92%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges48.69%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Massachusetts66.65%

Major Programs very diverse majors


Major Programs

  • All U.S. Colleges70
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges88
  • 4 Years or High Colleges109
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Massachusetts112

Contact Information & Online Resources


Northeastern University 360 Huntington Ave,
Boston, MA 02115-5005
617) 373-2000


Northeastern University is accredited by New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education (12/01/1940 - Current).
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