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Northeastern University - SAT Scores, Costs and Admissions Data


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Northeastern University Description:

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.

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  • Admissions Data (2012):

    Enrollment (2012):

    • Total Enrollment: 27,694 (16,640 undergraduates)
    • Gender Breakdown: 49% Male / 51% Female
    • 85% Full-time

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    Costs (2012 - 13):

    • Tuition and Fees: $40,086
    • Books: $1,000 (why so much?)
    • Room and Board: $13,140
    • Other Expenses: $1,800
    • Total Cost: $56,026

    Northeastern University Financial Aid (2011 - 12):

    • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 77%
    • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
      • Grants: 72%
      • Loans: 50%
    • Average Amount of Aid
      • Grants: $22,212
      • Loans: $6,369

    Most Popular Majors:

    Accounting, Biology, Business Administration, Communication Studies, Criminal Justice Studies, Finance, Marketing, Mechanical Engineering, Nursing, Political Science, Psychology

    Graduation and Retention Rates:

    • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 96%
    • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 79%

    Data Source:

    National Center for Educational Statistics

    Northeastern University Mission Statement:

    mission statement from http://www.northeastern.edu/planning/mission/index.html

    "To educate students for a life of fulfillment and accomplishment.

    To create and translate knowledge to meet global and societal needs."

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