Northeastern University

Northeastern University is located in Massachusetts, Boston.

It is ranked as #42 in Best National University.

It is a private University.

Northeastern University offers following types of degrees and certificate programs:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate
  • Doctor's degree in research
  • Doctor's degree for professional practice

Acceptance rate at Northeastern University for undergraduate program was 19.34%.

Last year, 62272 students applied for undergraduate program and 12042 got accepted.

Acceptance rate of 19.34% makes it pretty tough to get admission.

7718 enrolled in graduate programs, which includes on campus and online Master's programs.

152 are reported as enrolled exclusively in distance education and 608 are enrolled in at least one distance education course, but not all distance education.

Northeastern University had 18587 students enrolled in undergraduate programs.

Northeastern University offers 69 graduate programs specialization.

Northeastern University does not have an open admission policy. It’s admission process is pretty tough.

Just over half of biotechnology job postings request (or require) a graduate level degree, which is much greater than the 22% average across all job postings (LaborInsight 2014). By 2022, 18% of jobs will require a master degree (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics).


Northeastern University has been ranked 42.


Acceptance Rate: 18.05%


Tuition for Graduate Programs: $24,793

Under Graduate Program Tuition: $52,420

Financial Aid

Average Amount of Financial Aid Awarded: $28,449

Average Amount of Institutional Aid Awarded: $32,741

Northeastern University most popular Master's Degree programs with respect to student count are

Computer and Information Sciences : 310
Law : 213
Electrical and Electronics Engineering : 141
Mechanical Engineering : 126
Pharmacy : 126

Northeastern University most popular under graduate programs with respect to student count are

Computer and Information Sciences : 248
Mechanical Engineering : 222
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics : 183
Chemical Engineering : 154
Biology and Biological Sciences : 134