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Northeastern University

360 Huntington Ave,
Boston, Massachusetts – 02115-5005 
Phone: 
(617)373-2000

INSTITUTION

Northeastern University

Mission Statement

To educate students for a life of fulfillment and accomplishment. To create and translate knowledge to meet global and societal needs.

ADMISSION

Percent Admitted

18%

Admissions Yield

33%

Applicants Total

75,244

Admissions Total

13,829

ENROLLMENT

Northeastern University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 15,747 and a student faculty ratio of 15:1.

Total entering students at the undergraduate level, fall 2021
4,894
Total Enrollment
28,167
Undergraduate Enrollment
15,747
Graduate Enrollment
12,420
Full-time Retention Rate, 2021
97
Student-to-faculty Ratio
15
Enrolled Total
4,504

FEES

The total tuition and fees for Northeastern University is $

  • Undergraduate Application Fee:
    $75
  • Total Tuition and Fees:
    $57,592
  • Total Tuition and Fees for In-State Students:
    $78,202
  • Total Tuition and Fees for Out of State Students:
    $78,202

ACT Requirements​

14%

Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT

33%

ACT Composite 25th Percentile

35%

ACT Composite 75th Percentile

SAT Requirements

Successful applicants to Northeastern University scored between a 1430 – 1550 on the SAT’s. The average SAT score is a 1490. Roughly 28% of applicants submitted SAT scores.

SAT Statistics
Percentiles
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT:
28%
SAT Reading and Writing 25th Percentile Score:
700
SAT Reading and Writing 75th Percentile Score:
760
SAT Math 25th Percentile Score:
730
SAT Math 75th Percentile Score:
790

Admissions Criteria

The Northeastern University evaluates applicants based on a variety of factors including secondary school GPA, secondary school rank, secondary school record, recommendations, and admission test scores. The following table illustrates the importance of each according to the Common Data Set (CDS).

Secondary school GPA
Required
Secondary school rank
Recommended
Secondary school record
Required
Recommendations
Required
Admission test scores
Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Required

Diversity Statistics: Race & Ethnicity

Diversity Statistics
%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are American Indian or Alaska Native
0%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are Black or African American
6%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are Hispanic/Latino
11%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are White
43%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are Race/ethnicity unknown
2%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are Asian/Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
18%

STUDENT FINANCIAL AID

82% of students at Northeastern University are awarded financial aid with an average package of $36,308. Financial aid is based on the parental income and sometimes assets to determine the amount of eligible aid a student may receive.

82%

Percent of full-time first-time undergraduates awarded any financial aid

$36,308

Average amount of federal, state, local or institutional grant aid awarded

$38,927

Average net price-students awarded grant or scholarship aid

Graduation Statistics

Northeastern University has an average graduation rate of 0% within 4 years and 91% within 6 years. At Northeastern University, 4,295 students earn a bachelors, 3,191 receive a master’s, and 582 receive their doctorate.

Roughly 10% of the student body are from foreign countries,24% in-state, and 66% out-of-state.
Generally speaking, colleges and universities accept more in-state applicants than out-of-state applicants. In-state applicants have a higher probability of acceptance, with admissions being the most competitive for foreign students.

Graduation Statistics
Percent of first-time undergraduates – in-state
24%
Percent of first-time undergraduates – out-of-state
66%
Percent of first-time undergraduates – foreign countries
10%
Number of students receiving a Bachelor’s degree
4,295
Number of students receiving a Master’s degree
3,191
Number of students receiving a Doctor’s degree
582
Graduation rate, total cohort
91
Graduation rate – Bachelor degree within 4 years, total
0
Graduation rate – Bachelor degree within 6 years, total
91

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