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College Profile: Northeastern University

 
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Northeastern University, abbreviated NU or NEU, is a private university in Boston, Massachusetts. Northeastern's award-winning campus is located in the Fenway Cultural District of Boston. Northeastern is known for its Cooperative education (co-op) program, in which students complete eight semesters of full-time study and up to three semesters of paid full-time work. The university has a large selection of corporate and non-profit co-op partners both in the United States and abroad. Participating students receive the undergraduate degree in five years. A four year option is also available for most majors with fewer co-ops. In 2003, US News ranked Northeastern #1 for Best Co-ops/Internships. Employers from around the world participate in the program, providing an avenue for internships and post-graduation employment. Employers include top ranked international law firms, banks, and corporations and many of the Fortune 500 companies such as Microsoft, Disney, VA, JayJay, Barilla and Raytheon. The co-op program enhances classroom work with real world experience. In 2008, Northeastern was ranked #1 by the Princeton Review for "Best Internships/Career Services. Nationally, Northeastern is ranked 1st in Internships and 34th in Academics by Business Week in its 2008 Best Undergraduate Business Edition. In 2007, the Princeton Review rated Northeastern as one of the top colleges in the Northeast. Northeastern ranked No. 4 in Forbes Magazine as one of "America's Most Entrepreneurial Campuses." The School of Architecture was ranked #12 by the Key Institute National Rankings. The university was home to the first Special Olympics held in 1844 by Charles M Humphry. There is a plaque located in the student center dedicated to this historic event.
 
360 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA
02115-5005
617-373-2000 (general)
617-373-3190 (financial aid)
617-373-2200 (admissions)
 
 
 

 

General Information
Other Names
Type Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control Private not-for-profit
Size 20,000 and above
Campus Setting City: Large
Calendar System Semester
Title IV Eligibility Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Relgious Affiliation Not applicable

College Student Services Offered
Yes Remedial ServicesYes Academic/career counseling service
Yes Employment services for studentsYes Placement services for completers
Yes On-campus day care for students' children   

College Special Learning Opportunities
Yes ROTCYes Distance learning opportunities
Yes ROTC: ArmyYes Study abroad
Yes ROTC: NavyYes Weekend/evening college
Yes ROTC: Air Force   

Sources: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
More info

Northeastern University Website
Wikipedia

Admissions Considerations & Recommendations
Open admission policy No
Admission test scores Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language Required

Applicants (most recent fall period)
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Admissions (most recent fall period)
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Percentage of Students Submitting Test Scores
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SAT Percentile Scores
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ACT Percentile Scores
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Percentage Receiving Financial Aid
Local|federal|any
 
Average Amount of Financial Aid Received
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Graduates
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Comprehensive Fee for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Graduates
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Student Body
26,851 Student Body SizeYes On-Campus Housing
44,208 Fall Applicants9,198 Total Dormitory Capacity
14,084 Fall Admissions

Gender
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Ethnicity
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College Levels Offered
No Less than one year certificateNo One but less than two years certificate
Yes Associate's degreeNo Two but less than 4 years certificate
Yes Bachelor's degreeNo Postbaccalaureate certificate
Yes Master's degreeYes Post-master's certificate
Yes Doctor's degreeYes First-professional degree
No First-professional certificate

All Academic Programs
 
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