Northeastern University Summary

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Basic Statistics

Location
Boston, MA
Website
www.northeastern.edu
Full-Time Undergrads
14,135
Part-Time Undergrads
2,505
Setting
Large city
In-State Tuition
$40,086
Out-of-State Tuition
$40,086
Room & Board
$13,620
Acceptance Rate
32 %
Admission Difficulty
Hard
Average SAT Scores
1890–2170
Average ACT Scores
29–32

Best ThingsMore . . .

  • Beautiful campus
  • Campus housing-when you get a good lottery number
  • Co-op program
  • Countless new buildings and facilities

Worst ThingsMore . . .

  • Campus housing-when you get a bad lottery number
  • The cold weather
  • Difficulty in course registration and getting into the classes you need
  • Expensive off-campus housing

Frequently ComparedCompare . . .

Overall ExperienceWhat's This?

Overall, Northeastern University is a well-rounded school that offers a wonderful college experience and a high-quality education. The campus is beautiful and offers a quiet respite from the larger city of Boston. Northeastern exposes you to city life while still allowing you to feel a sense of community in its enclosed campus. The faculty is helpful, and it is fairly easy to get in touch with the right staff members to assist you with your needs. The co-op program puts you ahead of the game when it comes to job connections, industry knowledge, and professional experience. Most Northeastern students who partake in the co-op program graduate with two or three entry-level jobs on their resume. 

The downsides at Northeastern are minimal. Parking can be difficult because the school is in the middle of Boston. But most students feel that Northeastern offers a unique college experience that allows you to enjoy your college years while getting ahead in your career.

Northeastern Student Reviews

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4 College Student

Overall Experience: class sizes are small which is good. professors are always willing to help.

4 College Student

Overall Experience: the value of a degree from this school is awesome. with the coop program we are building relationships with potential employers!

4 College Student

Local Atmosphere: located in boston. Theres the museum of fine arts, TD garden, china town.

most people seem pretty nice towards students and give discounts

4 College Student

Campus Housing: Living on campus is ok. The best dorms are west village or international village. worst dorms have to be berstein or white hall

the cost of the dorms are pretty expensive

3 College Student

Majors: My program is physical therapy. Its a pretty small class so everyone gets to know each other. Obviously the unique opportunities for my program is the co-op program

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