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Northeastern University is a private, comprehensive university focusing on cooperative education. Founded in 1898, it adopted coeducation in 1943. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, Computer Science, Criminal Justice, Engineering, Nursing, and Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions; the Schools of Engineering Technology and Journalism; and the Boston-Bouve College of Human Development Professions. It offers students an inside track to careers in the arts and sciences, business, engineering, criminal justice, law, health professions and more. Through its signature cooperative education program, this full-service school provides hands-on experience in more than 200 courses of study. Students come from throughout the United States and more than 100 countries to participate in a demanding and exciting mix of academics and work, graduating with both a degree and valuable on-the-job training for today's competitive workplace. Its 60-acre campus is located in Boston, near the Fenway.

Website: www.northeastern.edu/

Private
Co-ed
18,359
Undergraduate
Students
(50.9%) 9,347 Women
(49.1%) 9,012 Men
9,032
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Very difficult
Overall Admission Rate
18% of 62,263 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
January 1

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
Not reported
SAT Math
710-790 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
680-750 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
32-35 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$73,236
Tuition and Fees
$53,506
Room and Board
$16,930
Average Percent of Need Met
100%
Average Freshman Award
$41,059
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
Not reported
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
1,371
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 12% of classes
10-19 students: 55% of classes
20-29 students: 7% of classes
30-39 students: 10% of classes
40-49 students: 9% of classes
50-99 students: 5% of classes
Over 100 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Boston Population
625,087
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Boston, MA
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
47% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Husky
Sororities
17% of women participate
Fraternities
10% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
17.3% Asian
4.9% Black/African-American
10.0% Hispanic/Latino
5.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
54.3% White
7.7% Unknown
International Students
16.6%
First-Year Students Returning
96.2%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
Not reported
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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