Northeastern University

360 Huntington Ave

Boston MA 02115-5005

74 ratings

About Northeastern University

Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a Private college. Located in Boston, which is a city setting in Massachusetts, the campus itself is Urban. The campus is home to 13,473 full time undergraduate students, and 6,908 full time graduate students.

Campus Topics

4%
"We're apathetic"
24%
"We know about current events and vote"
60%
"We participate and encourage others to get involved"
12%
"There's nothing we won't protest"
4%
"We save it for the classroom"
13%
"Sometimes, but not often"
62%
"There's usually intelligent conversation to be found"
21%
"All the time, including weekends"
5%
"It's not really our thing"
24%
"Occasinally we gallery crawl"
56%
"There are a variety of opportunities"
16%
"We're a very artistic group"
1%
"I'm always terrified"
4%
"I only go out in groups"
40%
"I usually let someone know where I'm going"
55%
"I feel extremely safe"
9%
"We don't play sports"
0%
"We play recreationally"
69%
"We bought the gear"
21%
"We live for the big game"
1%
"Haven't met them"
9%
"Available in class"
64%
"They keep regular office hours"
27%
"They're always available"
10%
"No greek life, but other groups to join"
66%
"There is some involvement, but not a lot"
24%
"Plenty of people join a sorority or fraternity"
0%
"It's everything. If you're not greek, you're a geek"
1%
"We're not into drinking at all"
13%
"Maybe a little, but it's not a big thing"
59%
"We only party on weekends"
27%
"There's some drinking happening every night"
7%
"Never, we're here to learn"
47%
"There might be people who do"
44%
"People are known to partake on weekends"
1%
"There's a huge drug scene"

Admissions Requirements for Northeastern University

Admissions at Northeastern University are considered More Selective, with 28% of all applicants being admitted. In the 2017/2018 school year, of the students who applied to the school, only 5% of those who were admitted eventually ended up enrolling. 96% of incoming freshmen are in the top half of their high school class. 83% were in the top quarter, and 56% were in the top tenth.

The application fee is $75 and you can apply online.

SAT Range: 1330 - 1510

Reading & Writing 650 - 740
Math 680 - 770
SAT Community Homepage

ACT Range: 31 - 34

English 31 - 35
Math 29 - 34
ACT Community Homepage

Student Body

Students

51%

female

49%

male

13,473

Total Undergrad Enrollment

6,908

Total Grad Students

61%

Out-Of-State

21%

In-State

18%

International

Organizations

339

Student Organizations

14

Fraternities

10

Sororities

Housing

Yes

On-Campus Housing

31%

of students living on campus

Student Diversity

% American Indian/Alaskan Native
N/A
% Asian/Pacific Islander
13%
% Black or African-American
4%
% Hispanic/Latino
7%
% White or Caucasian
46%

Academics

The Northeastern University Academic calendar runs on a semester basis. In the 2017/2018 school year the student to faculty ratio was 14:1. There are 1261 full time instructional teachers. Degrees awarded at Northeastern University include: Bachelor's Degree, Masters Degree, Post-master's certificate, Doctor's degree.

Cost

The total cost to attend on campus is $63,703. Let's break that cost down. Room and board will run $15,050 annually. Books and Supplies will cost another $1,000. And lastly, in state tuition and fees is $47,653. Additional cost elements for out of state students are as follows:

Cost Out of State

$47,653

Tuition and fees(Out of state)

$1,000

Books and Supplies

$15,050

Room and Board

63,703

Total On Campus

Actual Cost By Income Level(W/Financial Aid)

Family Income
Cost
$0 - $30K
$13,047
$30 - $48K
$14,879
$48 - $75K
$17,573
$75 - $110K
$25,770
$110K & UP
$40,453

Financial Aid

All students must apply yearly for financial aid. This process starts with the FAFSA. Though financial aid deadlines vary by school, it is a good idea to apply as soon as possible. For the upcoming school year, you can apply as early as October 1 for the FAFSA. Additional school aid will be dependent on the FAFSA results.

73% of students attending Northeastern University receive some sort of financial aid. 14% were awarded federal grants. While 43% received federal loans. Many students do also need to apply for additional private student loans.

We use student reviews and the most current publicly available data on our school pages. As such, we don't typically remove or edit college information. Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Portions of college data include copyrighted material, which is reproduced on this website by permission of Wintergreen Orchard House, a division of Carnegie Communications. © 2009-2016 by Wintergreen Orchard House. All rights reserved.

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