|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Student to faculty ratio||14:1|
|Dormitory capacity||9,198 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Northeastern University is very selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 51,063 applications and only 14,747 students were granted admission. Northeastern University is at the #27 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 48% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 40% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||1330 to 1510|
|ACT||31 to 34|
In 2016-2017 academic year, Northeastern University's tuition was $46,720 for all students regardless of residency (74.4% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 73% of Northeastern University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 14% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,471 (which is 1.6% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Northeastern University in 2016-2017, was 1,201, which is 43% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $6,248 (which is 6% above the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Northeastern University has enrolled a total of 20,381 students (19,497 students full-time and 884 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 20,381 students, 587 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 51% men and 49% women and 13,473 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 6,908 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 240 students for distance studies.
Non-resident alien: 32%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 6%
Black/African American: 3%
Two or more races: 3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Northeastern University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||21%||2,228|
|Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services||12%||1,251|
|Legal Professions And Studies||6%||601|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||5%||483|
|Architecture And Related Services||3%||298|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||1%||78|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Northeastern University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Northeastern University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $51,800. Last year, out of the total 4,411 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 4,146 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 5,349 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 4,975 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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