Northeastern University Rankings

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Overall Experience
Most Applicants Per Year 13out of 1,681
Most Expensive On-Campus Living 54out of 1,710
Most Content Freshmen 73out of 272
Best Social Scene 92out of 1,378
Hardest to Get In 111out of 1,669
Highest Tuition 112out of 1,856
Highest-Ranked High School Students 120out of 446
Most Full-Time Students 137out of 2,191
Most Freshmen 141out of 1,682
Most Transfer Students 148out of 425
Most Part-Time Students 186out of 2,156
Best Overall Student Experience 187out of 1,380
If I Could Do It All Over Again 295out of 1,420
Oldest Colleges 364out of 547
Academics A-
Best Course Variety 207out of 1,394
Best Technology in the Classroom 292out of 1,390
Best Use of Teaching Assistants 372out of 1,381
Best Online Course Options 647out of 1,385
Most Flexible Curriculums 667out of 1,394
Best Academic Advisers 737out of 1,391
Professors Most Interested in Classes 779out of 1,391
Most Manageable Workloads 865out of 1,394
Most Available Classes 895out of 1,395
Smartest Professors 955out of 1,392
Most Caring Professors 1094out of 1,390
Best Registration Process 1244out of 1,394
Athletics B-
Best Intramural Sports 640out of 1,367
Most Active Varsity Sports 852out of 1,368
Campus Dining B+
Best Ethnic/Kosher Options 33out of 1,392
Best Cafeteria Variety 80out of 1,390
Best Vegetarian/Vegan-Friendly Options 80out of 1,388
Healthiest Dining Options 91out of 1,391
Best Quality Food 96out of 1,392
Best Late-Night Dining Options 341out of 1,389
Campus Housing B-
Cleanest Dorms 115out of 1,382
Most Spacious Dorms 532out of 1,378
Shortest Walk to Class 739out of 1,380
Best Dorm Atmosphere 890out of 1,380
Campus Strictness B-
Most Lenient Parking 304out of 1,380
Strictest Honor Code 1205out of 1,380
Best Campus Police 1330out of 1,406
Computers B+
Best Network Reliability 123out of 1,415
Fastest Internet 166out of 1,414
Best Wireless Availability 495out of 1,414
Best Computer Availability 1220out of 1,416
Diversity A-
Most Liberal Schools 146out of 1,394
Most Open-Minded Schools 147out of 1,401
Most Conservative Schools 1250out of 1,394
Drug Safety C
Most Social Drinkers 51out of 1,333
Least Peer-Pressured Students 1092out of 1,307
Least Underage Drinkers 1240out of 1,339
Most Drug-Free Campuses 1246out of 1,338
Best Schools for Non-Drinkers 1282out of 1,333
Facilities A-
Greenest Campuses 40out of 1,366
Best Student Centers 89out of 1,380
Best Athletic Facilities 299out of 1,376
Best Library 666out of 1,380
Best Performance Venues 1144out of 1,368
Girls B
Hottest Girls 147out of 1,345
Party Girls 177out of 1,342
Smartest Girls 515out of 1,344
Most Athletic Girls 830out of 1,346
Friendliest Girls 991out of 1,350
Most Creative/Artsy Girls 1261out of 1,345
Most Religious Girls 1324out of 1,344
Greek Life C+
Best Greek Housing 10out of 1,253
Where Greek Life Rules 665out of 1,254
Best Greek/Non-Greek Relations 921out of 1,172
Most Selective Greek Organizations 1095out of 1,181
Guys B+
Hottest Guys 119out of 1,332
Party Guys 173out of 1,332
Smartest Guys 297out of 1,331
Most Athletic Guys 398out of 1,334
Most Creative/Artsy Guys 992out of 1,328
Friendliest Guys 1041out of 1,334
Most Religious Guys 1310out of 1,329
Health & Safety B-
Best Student Health Center 539out of 1,368
Safest Campuses 1105out of 1,385
Most Visible Campus Police 1354out of 1,400
Local Atmosphere A
Best Pro Sports Teams 4out of 1,415
Best Proximity to Other Schools 6out of 1,407
Best Shopping Centers 6out of 1,419
Most Museums/Cultural Attractions 10out of 1,419
Best Schools for City Living 12out of 1,417
Best Areas to Live In After Graduation 17out of 1,420
Most Exciting Nightlife 40out of 1,414
Best School Dining 45out of 1,417
Most Scenic Campuses 339out of 1,418
Safest Surroundings 791out of 1,421
Friendliest Townies/Locals 1263out of 1,419
Most Affordable Campus Towns 1416out of 1,417
Nightlife A
Biggest Party Schools 167out of 1,372
Tamest Party Scenes 1207out of 1,372
Best Drink Prices 1259out of 1,323
Off-Campus Dining A-
Best Off-Campus Dining Variety 12out of 1,433
Best Off-Campus Dining Cost 1379out of 1,393
Off-Campus Housing B-
Best Off-Campus Housing Options 494out of 1,362
Parking C-
Best Parking Availability 1224out of 1,392
Most Reasonable Permit Costs 1360out of 1,386
Best Off-Campus Parking 1391out of 1,398
Transportation B
Most Easily Accessible Town 2out of 1,392
Best Campus Transit 1184out of 1,369
Best Car Campuses 1386out of 1,390
Weather B-
Coldest Winters 179out of 503
Hottest Summers 385out of 503

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