Highest Degree Offered: Doctoral
College Type: Private
Academic Calendar: Semester
Northeastern is a highly-ranked, large, private university located in Back Bay and Fenway neighborhoods of Boston, Massachusetts. Undergraduates can choose from 65 major programs among the university's six colleges. Business, engineering and health fields are some of the most popular among undergraduates. Northeastern's curriculum emphasizes experiential learning, and the school has a strong internship and co-op program that has often received national attention. High achieving students should check out the Northeastern Honors Program. In athletics, the Northeastern Huskies compete in the NCAA Division I Colonial Athletic Association.
Most Popular Majors
Accounting, Biology, Business Administration, Communication Studies, Criminal Justice Studies, Finance, Marketing, Mechanical Engineering, Nursing, Political Science, Psychology
Total Students: 25837
Total Grad Students: 6402
Undergraduate Students: 19435
Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 27:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 21:1
Percent Male: 49%
Percent Female: 51%
Alumni Giving Rate: %
Graduation and Retention Information
Four-Year Graduation Rate: %
Six-Year Graduation Rate: 77%
Graduation and Retention Data From: Spring 2010
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Main Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Main Phone: 617-373-2000
Transfer Services Contact:
International Admissions Contact:
Applying to Transfer
Common App Used?
High School Transcript Required?
Minimum GPA for Applying:
Our most successful transfer applicants have earned a cumulative grade point of 3.3 or higher.
Minimum Grades for Transfer:
You receive transfer credit for courses that compare with those that Northeastern offers in your academic program and in which you have earned a grade of C or better at another regionally accredited public and/or private institution.
You may transfer up to 60 semester-hours of credit from an accredited two-year college, or up to 64 semester-hours from an accredited four-year college or any combination of two-and four-year college/university credit to a maximum of 64 credits.
Test Scores for Applying:
SAT and/or ACT scores are required if a student has completed fewer than 24 semester hours of college-level credit.
Letters of Recommendation Required:
We require one recommendation letter from an academic advisor, professor or employer to help us learn more about you as a student.
All applicants are required to submit a statement (250 word minimum) that addresses your reasons for transferring and the objectives you hope to achieve.
There is a $70 fee to apply.
Transfer students are required to apply to a specific college and major. Portfolio recommended for art and graphic design majors and required for music technology and studio art applicants. Mid-Term Grade Report.
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Transfers Applied: 2508
Transfers Accepted: 1287
Transfer Percentage Accepted: 51%
Freshmen Percentage Accepted: 35%
Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: 16%
Admissions Data From: Fall 2010
Other Expenses: 1800
Room and Board: 12760
Tuition and Fees: 38252
Total Cost: 53812
Note on Costs:
Costs Data From: 2011-12
General Financial Aid Information:
Northeastern offers more than $70 million in grant and scholarship assistance, participates in all federal aid programs and offers an array of alternative financing and payment plans. Contact the Office of Student Financial Services at 617-373-3190.
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Average Amount of Aid – Grants:
Average Amount of Aid – Loans: 6264
Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: 85%
Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: 80%
Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: 58%
Financial Aid Data From: Fall 2010