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 Northeastern University

Northeastern University - Boston, MA

360 Huntington Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02115-5005

General information:(617)373-2000
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Type:4-Year,Private not-for-profit
Awards offered:Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Associate's degree
Doctor's degree - professional practice
Doctor's degree - other
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Campus setting:City: Large
Campus housing:Yes
Student population:26,959(16,576 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:13 to 1
Admissions
Apply Online
Financial Aid
Net Price Calculator
Special Learning Opportunities
ROTC(Army, Navy, Air Force)
Teacher certification
Distance learning opportunities
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for student's children
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Carnegie Classification
Research Universities (high research activity)
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Detailed Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
Tuition and fees
In-state $35,362 $36,792 $38,252 -4%
Out-of-state $35,362 $36,792 $38,252 -4%
Books and supplies $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 0%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board $11,910 $12,310 $12,760 -4%
Other $1,800 $1,800 $1,800 0%
Off Campus
Room and board $11,910 $12,310 $12,760 -4%
Other $1,800 $1,800 $1,800 0%
Off Campus with Family
Other $4,050 $4,050 $4,050 0%
Total Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
In-state
On Campus $50,072 $51,902 $53,812 -4%
Off Campus $50,072 $51,902 $53,812 -4%
Off Campus with Family $40,412 $41,842 $43,302 -5%
Out-of-state
On Campus $50,072 $51,902 $53,812 -4%
Off Campus $50,072 $51,902 $53,812 -4%
Off Campus with Family $40,412 $41,842 $43,302 -5%
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $37,840
In-state fees $412
Out-of-state tuition $37,840
Out-of-state fees $412
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of Plan Offered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan X
Tuition payment plan X
Other alternative tuition plan
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $28,440
In-state fee $256
Out-of-state tuition $28,440
Out-of-state fees $256
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2010-2011
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Any student financial aid 2,369 84% --
Grant or scholarship aid 2,285 81% $44,105,724 $19,302
Federal grants 376 13% $2,718,386 $7,230
Pell grants 375 13% $1,588,428 $4,236
Other federal grants 346 12% $1,129,958 $3,266
State/local government grant or scholarships 222 8% $271,703 $1,224
Institutional grants or scholarships 2,278 80% $41,115,635 $18,049
Student loan aid 1,489 53% $9,500,014 $6,380
Federal student loans 1,489 53% $9,500,014 $6,380
Other student loans 0 0% $0 Not applicable
All Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid1 12,928 67% $189,982,497 $14,695
Pell grants 2,842 15% $11,690,561 $4,113
Federal student loans 9,394 48% $68,802,750 $7,324

AVERAGE NET PRICE FOR FULL-TIME BEGINNING STUDENTS

Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
2008-20092009-20102010-2011
Average net price Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income 2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011
$0 - $30,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$30,001 - $48,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$48,001 - $75,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$75,001 - $110,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$110,001 and more Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable

• Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

• Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same total cost of attendance minus grant aid.

NET PRICE CALCULATOR

• An institution's net price calculator allows current and prospective students, families, and other consumers to estimate the net price of attending that institution for a particular student.

Fall 2011
Total enrollment 26,959
Undergraduate enrollment 16,576
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment 498
Graduate enrollment 10,383
UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT GENDER
UNDERGRADUATE RACE/ETHNICITY
GRADUATE ATTENDANCE STATUS

Undergraduate application fee (2012-2013):$70

Graduate application fee (2011-2012):$50

Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2012

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 43,255 19,739 23,516
Percent admitted 35% 35% 34%
Percent admitted who enrolled 35% 8% 6%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
Secondary school GPA X
Secondary school rank X
Secondary school record X
Completion of college-preparatory program X
Formal demonstration of competencies X
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X
Recommendations X
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Test scores:Fall 2011(enrolled first-time students)

Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 1876 61%
ACT 931 30%.
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
SAT Critical Reading 610 700
SAT Math 640 730
SAT Writing 600 700
ACT Composite 28 32
ACT English . .
ACT Math . .
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees

Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2010 and Returned in Fall 2011

Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 66 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2011.

2011-2012 VARSITY ATHLETES

NCAA Division I-AAAMenWomen
All Track Combined 130125
Baseball 33-
Basketball 1419
Field Hockey -27
Ice Hockey 2627
Rowing 4450
Soccer 2630
Swimming and Diving -31
Volleyball -20

INSTITUTIONAL ACCREDITATION

AGENCYPERIODS OF ACCREDITATIONSTATUS
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education07/01/1997 Accredited
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education01/01/1985 Accredited
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education01/01/1965 Accredited
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education12/01/1940 Accredited

SPECIALIZED ACCREDITATION

AGENCY/PROGRAMPERIODS OF ACCREDITATIONSTATUS
Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education

Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs

06/30/1964 Accredited
American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar

Law (LAW) - Professional schools

01/01/1969 Accredited
American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education

Physical Therapy (PTA) - Professional programs for the physical therapist

01/01/1930 Accredited
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation

Professional/Scientific Psychology (PSPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs

10/31/1995 Accredited
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology

Audiology (AUD) - Graduate degree programs

05/01/1981 - 05/01/2006Accredited
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology

Clinical doctoral program in Audiology

05/01/2006 Accredited
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology

Speech-Language Pathology (SP) - Graduate degree programs

05/01/1981 Accredited
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels

10/09/2004 Accredited
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels

10/09/2004 Accredited
Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs

Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the certificate, master's, or doctoral degree level

05/01/1962 Accredited
Council on Education for Public Health

Public Health Programs (PHPG) - Graduate level program offered outside a school of public health

10/15/2011 Accredited

2011 CRIME STATISTICS

ARRESTS-ON-CAMPUS200920102011
Illegal weapons possession112
Drug law violations7587 85
Liquor law violations214821
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Illegal weapons possession 110
Drug law violations 717974
Liquor law violations 144416
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 226
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 833
Aggravated assault 335
Burglary 151617
Motor vehicle theft 040
Arson 000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 225
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 100
Aggravated assault 124
Burglary 5106
Motor vehicle theft 000
Arson 000
• (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
• The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
• These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.

THREE-YEAR OFFICIAL COHORT DEFAULT RATES

FISCAL YEAR2009
Default Rate3.5%
Number in default155
Number in repayment4,337

• For further information on default rates please visit the Cohort Default Rate Home Page. This school's six-digit OPE ID is 00219900

Aid Programs

• Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL)

• Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)

COMPLETIONS(NUMBER OF AWARDS CONFERRED)

Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.

PROGRAMBachelor's degree Master's degree Post-master's certificate Doctor's degree - research/scholarship Associate's degree Doctor's degree - professional practice Doctor's degree - other Postbaccalaureate certificate
Architecture and Related Services Colleges
Architecture6633------
Landscape Architecture0-------
Category total6633------
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies Colleges
African-American/Black Studies0-------
Asian Studies/Civilization3-------
Women's Studies0-0-----
Category total3-0-----
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Colleges
Biochemistry30-------
Bioinformatics-15------
Biology/Biological Sciences, General34-6----
Biomedical Sciences, General-0-0----
Biophysics1-------
Biotechnology1135--0---
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography-12------
Neuroscience53-------
Toxicology10------
Category total22866-60---
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services Colleges
Accounting0170--4---
Business Administration and Management, General0-------
Business/Commerce, General10--7---
Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations, Other-24------
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies036------
Finance and Financial Management Services, Other--0-----
Finance, General00--5---
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General0-0-2---
International Business/Trade/Commerce05------
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management0---0---
Management Information Systems, General0---4---
Management Science-116------
Marketing/Marketing Management, General0---1---
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management-27------
Operations Management and Supervision11---0---
Organizational Leadership51172------
Purchasing, Procurement/Acquisitions and Contracts Management----0---
Taxation-27------
Category total90310080-23---
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs Colleges
Communication, General057------
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia-16------
Journalism312------
Mass Communication/Media Studies0-------
Organizational Communication, General00------
Technical and Scientific Communication-2------
Category total23687------
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services Colleges
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications-41------
Computer and Information Sciences, General6980-9----
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician----0---
Informatics-24------
Information Science/Studies012------
Information Technology4011------
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design--0-----
Category total132168090---
Education Colleges
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services-26------
Education, General-141------
Elementary Education and Teaching-37------
Secondary Education and Teaching-37------
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth-0------
Category total-241------
Engineering Colleges
Chemical Engineering454-5----
Civil Engineering, General8541-4----
Computer Engineering, General290-6----
Computer Software Engineering-80------
Electrical and Electronics Engineering7174011----
Engineering, General043-1----
Engineering, Other-0------
Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering-0------
Industrial Engineering292106----
Mechanical Engineering14147011----
Operations Research-9------
Structural Engineering-0------
Transportation and Highway Engineering-0------
Category total400319044----
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields Colleges
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician3---1---
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician7---1---
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician7---2---
Category total17---4---
English Language and Literature Letters Colleges
English Language and Literature, General08-3----
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing150-----
Writing, General-0------
Category total721303----
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics Colleges
American Sign Language (ASL)0-------
American Sign Language, Other-0------
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other5-------
French Language and Literature1-------
German Language and Literature0-------
Italian Language and Literature0-------
Linguistics10------
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation-9------
Spanish Language and Literature20------
Category total399------
Health Professions and Related Programs Colleges
Athletic Training/Trainer18-------
Audiology/Audiologist-0---6--
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist1236------
Cardiopulmonary Technology/Technologist10------
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist00--0---
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling--0-----
Critical Care Nursing-00-----
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)----4--0
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator0-------
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other-0------
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General000-----
Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other58-------
Hematology Technology/Technician0-------
Medical Informatics-26------
Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry-0------
Nurse Anesthetist-480-----
Nursing Administration-00-----
Pediatric Nurse/Nursing-0------
Pharmaceutical Sciences-42-2----
Pharmacy-----91--
Pharmacy Administration and Pharmacy Policy and Regulatory Affairs-145------
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration, Other1110-0----
Physical Therapy/Therapist-0---116--
Physician Assistant-30------
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing111-----
Public Health, General-19------
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer----0---
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse1055901-15--
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other86-------
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist-7------
Category total392413134228-0
History Colleges
History, General616-2----
Category total5216-2----
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services Colleges
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other5-------
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration06-00---
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies117-7----
Forensic Science and Technology-00-----
Category total16423070---
Legal Professions and Studies Colleges
Law-----183--
Legal Professions and Studies, Other-6-8--25-
Category total-6-8-18325-
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities Colleges
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other000-----
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies210--3---
Category total2100-3---
Mathematics and Statistics Colleges
Applied Mathematics, General-4------
Mathematics, General210-2----
Category total3814-2----
Multi Interdisciplinary Studies Colleges
International/Global Studies-28------
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other--0-----
Nutrition Sciences-13------
Category total-410-----
Natural Resources and Conservation Colleges
Environmental Science22-------
Environmental Studies1-------
Category total37-------
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies Colleges
Kinesiology and Exercise Science-11------
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management-38------
Category total-49------
Philosophy and Religious Studies Colleges
Philosophy6-------
Religion/Religious Studies1-------
Category total18-------
Physical Sciences Colleges
Chemistry, General014-13----
Geology/Earth Science, General4-------
Physics, General05-9----
Category total3719-22----
Psychology Colleges
Applied Behavior Analysis-38------
Counseling Psychology-2316----
Psychology, General36-5----
School Psychology-103141----
Category total1841701512----
Public Administration and Social Service Professions Colleges
Human Services, General110------
Public Administration029------
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other9-------
Public Policy Analysis, General-5-2----
Category total4144-2----
Social Sciences Colleges
Anthropology00------
Development Economics and International Development4-------
Economics, General330-5----
Geography, Other--0-----
International Relations and Affairs7-------
Political Science and Government, General325-3----
Sociology29-4----
Urban Studies/Affairs0-------
Category total34064012----
Visual and Performing Arts Colleges
Art History, Criticism and Conservation00------
Art/Art Studies, General0-------
Cinematography and Film/Video Production0-------
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General2-------
Film/Cinema/Video Studies0-0-----
Fine/Studio Arts, General15-------
Graphic Design1---0---
Intermedia/Multimedia8-------
Music Management0-------
Music, General109-------
Category total19400-0---
Grand total5501613234411250