Northeastern University

country rank  116
world rank  238

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University Overview

Established in 1898, Northeastern University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Boston (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Massachusetts. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Burlington, Nahant, Silicon Valley, Seattle, Toronto, Charlotte. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Northeastern University (NU) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Northeastern University (NU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 120 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 20-30% making this US higher education organization a very selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym NU
Founded 1898
Motto Lux, Veritas, Virtus
Light, Truth, Courage
Colours Northeastern red, warm gray and black

University Location

Address 360 Huntington Avenue
Boston (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
02115-5000 Massachusetts
United States
T +1 (617) 373 2000
F +1
Other locations Burlington, Nahant, Silicon Valley, Seattle, Toronto, Charlotte

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 20-30%
Admission Office 360 Huntington Avenue
Boston 02115-5000
+1 (617) 373 2200

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 35,000-39,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 2,500-2,999
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Northeastern University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
New England Commission of Higher Education


Year of first Accreditation
1940


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)
  • Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA)
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the

Affiliations

  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018